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Clarkson Board of Trustees - October 2014

Board Officers

•  Jean E. Spence '79, Chair
•  Anthony G. Collins, University President
•  Nancy D. Reyda '81, Vice Chair
•  Bayard D. Clarkson '74, Distinguished Vice Chair
•  Charles R. Craig, Vice Chair
•  Carolyn A. Brandsema '80, Secretary
•  Kelly O. Chezum '04, Assistant Secretary
•  James D. Fish '79, Treasurer

Members of the Board as of October 2015

Carolyn A. Bransema '80
Vice President (Ret.)
737 Engineering
The Boeing Company

Dr. Thomas J. Burns
Founder & CEO (Ret.)
SET Corporation

Robert A. Campbell '61
CEO Asia Pacific Region (Ret.)
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Amy E. Castronova '04
President and CEO
Novatek Communications, Inc

Bayard D. Clarkson Jr., M.D.
Private Practitioner

Bayard D. Clarkson Sr., M.D. '74
Sloan - Kettering Institute

Charles R. Craig
Sr. Vice President Science & Technology
Administration & Operations
Corning Incorporated

Jason R. Currie '94
Senior Vice President
Timbercreek Asset Management

Karel K. Czanderna '77
President & CEO
Flexsteel Industries Inc.

Mark Dzwonczyk
President & CEO
Nicholville Telephone Co.

Judith J. Foster
Northern New York Advocate

Robert K. Goldman '79
Global Executive Sponsor (Ret.)

Richard R. Griffith '69
President & CEO
Sturges Manufacturing Co. Inc.

Daniel E. Heintzelman '79
Vice Chairman
General Electric Co.

William F. Helmer '56
Helmer-Cronin Construction Inc.

Dianna M. Jones Herrmann '85
Global Development Manager for Recovery
and Transformation Services
McKinsey & Company

Thomas L. Kassouf '74
Snap-on-Tools Group

Earl "Skip" R. Lewis '66
Chairman of the Board
Flir Systems Inc.

Carl B. Mack, Hon. '10
Executive Director (Ret.)
National Society of Black Engineers

Jody A. Markopoulos '93
Chief Operations Officer
GE Oil & Gas

Kaitlin P. Monte TCS '06
Traffic Anchor
PIX11 News

Lisa Napolione '87
Sr. Vice President 
Global Research & Development
Estee Lauder Companies

James W. Ransom '88
Director of Integrated Resource Management Dept.
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

Nancy D. Reyda '81
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Bank of America

Walt L. Robb
Vantage Management

Stephen D. Ryan '87
Senior Vice President-Wealth Management
The Ryan Group
Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investment Group

Frank R. Schmeler '64
Chairman (Ret.)
Albany International Corp.

Raymond L. Skowyra Jr.
Technology Business Strategy Consultant
Summit Associates

Jean E. Spence '79
Executive Vice President (Ret.)
Research, Development & Quality
Mondelēz International, Inc.

James F. Wood '64
Director, U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center
Advanced Coal Technology Consortium
West Virginia University

Mary Kay Woods '82
Partner (Ret.)

Robert R. Ziek Jr. '78
ZSource Ltd  

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the University Corporation, managing its affairs and granting and conferring such academic degrees and honors as are permitted by the Regents of the State of New York and specifically authorized by its charter.

To Contact the Board of Trustees, please write or call in care of:

Dr. Kelly O. Chezum
Vice President for External Relations &
Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees
8 Clarkson Avenue, Box 5500
Potsdam, New York 13699
Phone: 315-268-4483
Fax: 315-268-2308