Board of Trustees

The Florida State University Foundation is governed by an elected Board of Trustees, whose members are professionals from many walks of life and are committed to building successful partnerships with FSU and its many generous supporters.

Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings

Investment Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
1–2 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
Public: Contact Betsy DeWitt for meeting access information.
Agenda Items: To be announced

Executive Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
9–10 a.m.
Zoom Meeting
Public: Contact Betsy DeWitt for meeting access information.
Agenda Items: Strategic Plan Follow-Up, College Liaison Program, Trustee Self-Assessment Results, Fall General Board Meeting Agenda, New Trustee Orientation, Committee Chair Priorities, Diversity and Inclusion


Meeting dates and times are subject to change.

Public comment will be permitted at meetings to which section 286.0114, Florida Statutes, applies. Comment will be limited to matters on the meeting agenda and time allotted for each speaker will be limited.

In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons requiring special accommodations at meetings should advise Ms. DeWitt (edewitt@foundation.fsu.edu 850-645-0279) no later than two days prior to the meeting.


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Fiscal Year 2020 Trustee Biographies (FY21 Bios Coming Soon)

Donna Abood, Coral Gables, Fla.

Florence Ashby, Tallahassee, Fla.

Kathryn Ballard, Tallahassee, Fla.

Thomas A. Bartelmo, Plantation, Fla.

B. Dan Berger, Alexandria, Va.

Yvonne T. Brown, Tallahassee, Fla.

Keith D. Carr, Orlando, Fla.

Eric Chicken, Tallahassee, Fla.

Timothy A. Cole, St. Augustine, Fla.

C. Raymond Cottrell, M.D., Tallahassee, Fla.

Bob Davis, Orlando, Fla.

Mark Ellis, London, England

Andrea K. Friall, Tallahassee, Fla.

Jeffrey Gargiulo, Napa, Calif.

Tim Gunning, New York, N.Y.

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) F. L. Hagenbeck, Jacksonville, Fla.

Frank A. Hall, Lynn Haven, Fla.

Marion Taormina Hargett, Ridgefield, Conn.

Dean Michael D. Hartline, Tallahassee, Fla.

Judith M. Hayden, Tallahassee, Fla.

Mart P. Hill, Tallahassee, Fla.

Nan C. Hillis, Tallahassee, Fla.

William T. Hold, Ph.D., Austin, Texas

Paul G. Hudson, Sarasota, Fla.

Christopher Iansiti, Atlanta, Ga.

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D., Tallahassee, Fla.

Russell Kohl, Atlanta, Ga.

David B. Lane, Lake Bluff, Ill.

Diahann W. Lassus, Berkeley Heights, N.J.

Jonathan Levin, Lake Worth, Fla.

John M. Lusk, Boca Raton, Fla.

Craig Lynch, Charlotte, N.C.

Robert B. Mang, Hilton Head, S.C.

Nancy McKay, New York, N.Y.

Steve Mudder, Esq., Tallahassee, Fla.

Francis J. Nardozza, Davie, Fla.

Sean Pittman, Esq., Tallahassee, Fla.

Michael C. Poland, Tampa, Fla.

Robert E. Rice, Short Hills, N.J.

Kyle Riva, Winter Park, Fla.

Paula Smith, Tallahassee, Fla.

Ed Swan, Sarasota, Fla.

Louis C. Taormina, Mount Kisco, N.Y.

James Thompson, Gotha, Fla.

John Thrasher, Tallahassee, Fla.

Elizabeth J. Walters, J.D., Panama City Beach, Fla.

Scott D. Warren, M.D., Ponta Vedra Beach, Fla.

Ashbel C. Williams Jr., Tallahassee, Fla.

Nancy McKay, Chair

Christopher Iansiti, Chair Elect

Michael C. Poland, Treasurer

Holly Newell, CPA, Assistant Treasurer

Craig T. Lynch, Secretary

Tom Block, Assistant Secretary

Andy A. Jhanji, Executive Vice President, FSU Foundation

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D., President, FSU Foundation

Keith Carr, Chair

Andrea K. Friall

Tim Gunning

Michael C. Poland

Nan C. Hillis, Chair

Timothy A. Cole

Jeffrey D. Gargiulo Sr.

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Mart P. Hill

William T. Hold, Ph.D.

Paul G. Hudson

Christopher Iansiti

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D.

Russell Kohl

Craig Lynch

Robert B. Mang

Steve J. Mudder, Esq.

Francis J. Nardozza

Sean Pittman, Esq.

Kyle Riva

Paula Smith

Elizabeth J. Walters, J.D.

Ashbel C. Williams, Jr.

Andrea K. Friall, Chair

Donna Abood

Florence Ashby

Keith D. Carr

Timothy A. Cole

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) F.L. Hagenbeck

Marion T. Hargett

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Nan C. Hillis

Christopher Iansiti

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D.

Paula Smith

Elizabeth J. Walters, J.D.

Nancy McKay, Chair

Kathryn Ballard

Keith D. Carr

Eric Chicken

Andrea K. Friall

Nan C. Hillis

Christopher E. Iansiti

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D.

David B. Lane

Craig T. Lynch

Michael C. Poland

President John Thrasher

Ashbel C. Williams Jr.

Michael C. Poland, Chair

Mark Ellis

William T. Hold, Ph.D.

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D.

David B. Lane

John M. Lusk

Robert B. Mang

Nancy McKay

Steve J. Mudder, Esq.

Francis J. Nardozza

Louis C. Taormina

Ashbel C. Williams Jr., Chair

Paul G. Hudson

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D.

John M. Lusk

Kyle Riva

Christopher Iansiti, Chair

Donna Abood

Florence Ashby

Mark Ellis

Tim Gunning

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) F.L. Hagenbeck

Marion T. Hargett

Mart P. Hill

Nan C. Hillis

Thomas W. Jennings Jr., Ph.D.

Russell Kohl

David B. Lane

Craig Lynch

Nancy McKay

Sean Pittman, Esq.

Louis C. Taormina