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Committees



Seven committees report to the NAICU board, including four dealing with public policy issues and three dealing with internal operations and procedures.  Members of the committees are listed below:,


Executive Committee

Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Chair
Dr. Roger N. Casey
President
McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157-4390
Vice Chair
II
Dr. Lewis E. Thayne
President
Lebanon Valley College
101 N. College Ave.
Annville, PA 17003-0501
Treasurer
III
Dr. Andrea P. Cook
President
Warner Pacific University
2219 S.E. 68th Ave.
Portland, OR 97215-4099
Secretary
VIII
Mr. Stephen Minnis
President
Benedictine College
1020 N. 2nd St.
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
Audit Committee Chair
VII
Dr. Shirley Mullen
President
Houghton College
One Willard Avenue
Houghton, NY 14744
Tax Policy Chair
At-Large
Dr. Scott Flanagan
President
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Dr.
Madison, WI 53711-1996
Accountabilty Committee Chair
V
Mr. David W. Tretter
President
Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
1123 S. Second St.
Springfield, IL 62704-2902
NAICUSE Chair
Dr. David R. Evans
President
Southern Vermont College
982 Mansion Drive
Bennington, VT 05201-6002
Policy Analysis and Public Relations Chair
I
Rev. J. Cameron West
President
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148
Student Aid Committee Chair
VI
Mr. Andrew K. Benton
President
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90263-6500
Past Chair
Dr. Kenneth R. Garren
President
University of Lynchburg
1501 Lakeside Dr.
Lynchburg, VA 24501
At-Large
IV
Mr. David S. O'Bryon
President
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
4424 Montgomery Avenue
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
Class of 2022


Administration Committee

Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Administration Committee
Mr. Andrew K. Benton
President
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90263-6500
Administration Committee
Dr. Roger N. Casey
President
McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157-4390
Administration Chair
II
Dr. Andrea P. Cook
President
Warner Pacific University
2219 S.E. 68th Ave.
Portland, OR 97215-4099
Administration Committee
VIII
Mr. Stephen Minnis
President
Benedictine College
1020 N. 2nd St.
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
Administration Committee
VII
Dr. Lewis E. Thayne
President
Lebanon Valley College
101 N. College Ave.
Annville, PA 17003-0501
Administration Committee
III


Audit Committee

Mr. Andrew K. Benton
President
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90263-6500
Audit Committee
Dr. Roger N. Casey
President
McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157-4390
Audit Committee
II
Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Audit Committee
Mr. Stephen Minnis
President
Benedictine College
1020 N. 2nd St.
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
Audit Committee Chair
VII


Committee on Accountability

Dr. Stephen R. Briggs
President
Berry College
P.O. Box 490039
Mount Berry, GA 30149-0039
Class of 2022
Mr. Mark Cavanaugh
Executive Director
Independent Higher Education of Colorado
1177 Grant St., No. 102
Denver, CO 80203
Class of 2022
Dr. Roy F. Heynderickx, Ph.D.
President
Saint Martin's University
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Class of 2022
Dr. Christopher W. Kimball
President
California Lutheran University
60 W. Olsen Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2787
Class of 2022
Ms. ReBecca Koenig Roloff
President
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave. F-23
St. Paul, MN 55105-1750
Class of 2022
Dr. William N. Ruud
President
Marietta College
215 5th St., Irvine Bldg.
Marietta, OH 45750-4004
Class of 2022
Dr. Lillian B. Schumacher
President
Tiffin University
155 Miami St.
Tiffin, OH 44883
Class of 2022
Dr. Robin J. Tricoli
President
Hiwassee College
225 Hiwassee College Drive
Madisonville, TN 37354-4001
Class of 2022
Dr. Wim Wiewel
President
Lewis and Clark College
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Rd.
Portland, OR 97219
Class of 2022
Dr. Jo Allen
President
Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Class of 2018
Dr. Anthony J. Aretz
President
University of Providence
1301 20th St. S.
Great Falls, MT 59405-4996
Class of 2021
Mr. David A. Armstrong
President
St. Thomas University
16400 N.W. 32nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33054-6498
Class of 2020
Dr. Gayle D. Beebe
President
Westmont College
955 La Paz Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1099
Class of 2021
VIII
Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette
President
Huston-Tillotson University
900 Chicon St.
Austin, TX 78702-2795
Class of 2020
Dr. Isiaah Crawford
President
University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner
Tacoma, WA 98416-0094
Class of 2021
At-Large
Mr. Thomas A. Dunne
Vice President for Administration
Fordham University
E. Fordham Rd.
Bronx, NY 10458
Class of 2021
Dr. Pamela Eibeck
President
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave.
Anderson Hall
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
Class of 2020
At-Large
Dr. Scott Flanagan
President
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Dr.
Madison, WI 53711-1996
Class of 2020
V
Dr. Benson M. Karanja
President
Beulah Heights University
892 Beme Street, S.E.
P.O. Box 18145
Atlanta, GA 30316-1873
Class of 2021
Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson
President
Mount Saint Mary's University
12001 Chalon Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
Class of 2021
Dr. Barbara C. McMillin
President
Blue Mountain College
P.O. Box 160
Blue Mountain, MS 38610
Class of 2021
VI
Dr. Thomas J. Minar
President
Franklin College
101 Branigin Blvd.
Franklin, IN 46131-2623
Class of 2021
Mr. Stephen Minnis
President
Benedictine College
1020 N. 2nd St.
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
Class of 2020
VII
Dr. Robert W. Pearigen
President
Millsaps College
1701 N. State St.
Jackson, MS 39210
Class of 2021
Mr. Steven M. Sandberg
Executive Director
Association of Colleges and Universities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
P.O. Box 7070
Provo, UT 84602-7070
Class of 2020
Mr. Gary Steinke
President
Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
505 5th Ave., Ste. 1030
Des Moines, IA 50309-2399
Class of 2020
Dr. William M. Tsutsui
President
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Ave.
Conway, AR 72032-3080
Class of 2021


Committee on Student Aid

Dr. Steven M. Corey
President
Olivet College
Dole Hall
Olivet, MI 49076
Class of 2022
Dr. Phyllis W. Dawkins
President
Bennett College
900 E. Washington St.
Greensboro, NC 27401-3239
Class of 2022
Dr. Douglas J. Fiore
President
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239
Class of 2022
Dr. Christopher E. Hopey
President
Merrimack College
315 Turnpike St.
North Andover, MA 01845-5800
Class of 2022
Dr. Carolyn J. Stefanco
President
The College of Saint Rose
432 Western Ave.
Albany, NY 12203-1490
Class of 2022
Dr. Helen J. Streubert
President
College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Rd.
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989
Class of 2022
Dr. David Wantz
President
Independent Colleges of Indiana
30 South Meridian Street
Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Class of 2022
Mr. David Yellen
President
Marist College
3399 North Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387
Class of 2022
Mr. Michael B. Alexander
President
Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Class of 2020
Dr. Daniel L. Anderson
President
Appalachian Bible College
161 College Drive
Mount Hope, WV 25880
Class of 2021
At-Large
Dr. Roger N. Casey
President
McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157-4390
Class of 2020
II
Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher
President
University of Richmond
28 Westhapton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Class of 2020
Dr. Bart Darrell
President
Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica St.
Owensboro, KY 42301-6055
Class of 2020
Dr. Harry E. Dumay
President
Elms College
291 Springfield St.
Chicopee, MA 01013-2839
Class of 2021
Dr. Brian L. Friedrich
President
Concordia University
800 N. Columbia Ave.
Seward, NE 68434
Class of 2021
VII
Mr. W. Joseph King
President
Lyon College
P.O. Box 2317
Batesville, AR 72503-2317
Class of 2021
Ms. Pamela Lokken
Vice Chancellor of Government & Community Relations
Washington University in St. Louis
1 Brookings Dr.
Campus Box 1191
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Class of 2020
Dr. Dan McAlexander
President
LaGrange College
601 Broad St.
La Grange, GA 30240
Class of 2021
Dr. Anne Prisco
President
Felician University
One Felician Way
Rutherford, NJ 070707
Class of 2021
II
Ms. Mary Lou Retelle
President
Anna Maria College
50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612-1198
Class of 2021
Mr. John C. Reynders
President
Morningside College
1501 Morningside Ave.
Sioux City, IA 51106-1751
Class of 2020
Mr. Michael P. Schneider
President
McPherson College
1600 E. Euclid Ave.
P.O. Box 1402
McPherson, KS 67460
Class of 2020
Ms. Robin Taffler
Executive Director
Work Colleges Consortium
CPO, 2163, Berea College
Berea, KY 40404
Class of 2019
Rev. J. Cameron West
President
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148
Class of 2020
VI
Ms. Jennifer Widness
President
Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges
21 Talcott Notch Rd., Ste. 1
Farmington, CT 06032
Class of 2020


Committee on Policy Analysis and Public Relations

Dr. Amy Bragg Carey
President
Friends University
2100 University
Wichita, KS 67213-3397
Class of 2022
Dr. Sherilyn R. Emberton
President
Huntington University
2303 College Ave.
Huntington, IN 46750-1299
Class of 2022
Dr. Richanne Mankey
President
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512
Class of 2022
Dr. Robert K. McMahan, Jr.
President
Kettering University
1700 West Third Ave.
Flint, MI 48504-4898
Class of 2022
Dr. Stanton McNeely
President
Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
320 Third St., Ste. 104
Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1307
Class of 2022
Mr. David S. O'Bryon
President
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
4424 Montgomery Avenue
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
Class of 2022
Mr. Ravi S. Rajan
President
California Institute of the Arts
24700 McBean Pky.
Valencia, CA 91355-2397
Class of 2022
Dr. Eric F. Spina
President
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-1624
Class of 2022
Dr. Joel Thierstein
President
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Ave.
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Class of 2022
Dr. John Y. Walz
President
Milwaukee School of Engineering
1025 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109
Class of 2022
Dr. Susanna Baxter
President
Georgia Independent College Association
600 W. Peachtree St., NW
Suite 1710
Atlanta, GA 30308
Class of 2022
Dr. Teresa L. Amott
President
Knox College
E. South St.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Class of 2020
At-Large
Dr. Susanna Baxter
President
Georgia Independent College Association
600 W. Peachtree St., NW
Suite 1710
Atlanta, GA 30308
Class of 2021
Mr. Andrew K. Benton
President
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90263-6500
Class of 2018
Dr. Darron Collins
President
College of the Atlantic
105 Eden St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Class of 2020
Dr. Grant H. Cornwell
President
Rollins College
1000 Holt Ave., #2711
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
Class of 2021
At-Large
Mr. Kurt D. Dykstra
President
Trinity Christian College
6601 West College Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Class of 2021
Dr. David R. Evans
President
Southern Vermont College
982 Mansion Drive
Bennington, VT 05201-6002
Class of 2020
I
Dr. Kenneth R. Garren
President
University of Lynchburg
1501 Lakeside Dr.
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Class of 2020
IV
Dr. Colette M. Geary
President
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave.
Duluth, MN 55811-4199
Class of 2021
Dr. Kenneth M. Macur
President
Medaille College
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214-2695
Class of 2021
Dr. D. Mark McCoy
President
DePauw University
313 S. Locust
Greencastle, IN 46135
Class of 2021
Dr. Fayneese Miller
President
Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104-1284
Class of 2021
At-Large
Dr. Michele D. Perkins
President
New England College
7 Main St.
Henniker, NH 03242-3293
Class of 2021
I
Dr. John A. Roush
President
Centre College
600 W. Walnut St.
Danville, KY 40422-1394
Class of 2021
III
Dr. Lori E. Varlotta
President
Hiram College
P.O. Box 67
Hiram, OH 44234
Class of 2020
Dr. Burton J. Webb
President
University of Pikeville
147 Sycamore St.
Pikeville, KY 41501-1194
Class of 2021
Dr. Gregory Woodward
President
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
Class of 2020


Committee on Tax Policy

Dr. Rhett Brown
President
Wingate University
220 N. Camden St.
Wingate, NC 28174-0157
Class of 2022
Mr. Eric Bruntmyer
President
Hardin-Simmons University
2200 Hickory, Box 16025
Abilene, TX 79698-6000
Class of 2022
Dr. Andrea E. Chapdelaine
President
Hood College
401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21701-8575
Class of 2022
Dr. Darrel D. Colson
President
Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Blvd.
Waverly, IA 50677-0903
Class of 2022
Dr. Bryon L. Grigsby
President
Moravian College
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650
Class of 2022
Steve Heuer
Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs
New York University
70 Washington Sq. S.
Bobst Library, Rm. 1215
New York, NY 10012-1019
Class of 2022
Dr. Michael Le Roy
President
Calvin College
3201 Burton St., S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Class of 2022
Dr. Joshua D. Merchant
President
Buena Vista University
610 W. 4th St.
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Class of 2022
Dr. Alan Ray
President
Fisher College
118 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02116-6296
Class of 2022
Mr. Scott Rich
President
Sterling College
125 West Cooper Avenue
Sterling, KS 67579
Class of 2022
Mr. Jeffrey Arnold
Executive Director
Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities
c/o Agnes Scott College, Box 1102
141 E. College Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
Class of 2021
Dr. Thomas J. Botzman
President
Misericordia University
301 Lake St.
Dallas, PA 18612-1098
Class of 2021
Mr. W. Scott Cochran
President
Spartanburg Methodist College
1000 Powell Mill Rd.
Spartanburg, SC 29301-0009
Class of 2021
IV
Dr. Andrea P. Cook
President
Warner Pacific University
2219 S.E. 68th Ave.
Portland, OR 97215-4099
Class of 2020
VIII
Mr. Richard Doherty
President
Association of Independent Colleges & Universities in Massachusetts
11 Beacon St., Ste. 1224
Boston, MA 02108-3093
Class of 2020
Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban
President
DePaul University
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-2287
Class of 2021
V
Dr. David J. Fike
President
Golden Gate University
536 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105-2968
Class of 2021
Dr. Sandra S. Harper
President
McMurry University
Box 98 McMurry Station
Abilene, TX 79697
Class of 2020
Dr. Joan Lescinski, CSJ
President
St. Ambrose University
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803-2898
Class of 2021
Dr. Shirley Mullen
President
Houghton College
One Willard Avenue
Houghton, NY 14744
Class of 2020
At-Large
Dr. Lewis E. Thayne
President
Lebanon Valley College
101 N. College Ave.
Annville, PA 17003-0501
Class of 2020
III
Mr. David W. Tretter
President
Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
1123 S. Second St.
Springfield, IL 62704-2902
Class of 2021
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