FSU Foundation

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

August Executive Committee Meeting
August 4
9–10:30 a.m.
Zoom Meeting
Public: Contact Betsy DeWitt for meeting access information


Recurring Executive Committee Meeting
2022: September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1
2023: January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1
9–10 a.m.
Zoom Meetings
Public: Contact Betsy DeWitt for meeting access information


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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Christopher Iansiti, Chair, Atlanta, Ga.

Donna Abood, Coral Gables, Fla.

Dr. Ruth Ruggles Akers, Tallahassee, Fla.

Thomas Bartelmo, Plantation, Fla.

Lance Barton, Tampa, Fla

Yvonne T. Brown, Tallahassee, Fla.

H. Michael Bush, Sarasota, Fla.

Eric Chicken, Tallahassee, Fla.

William E. Coen, Naples, Fla.

Inez E. Cohen, Apollo Beach, Fla.

C. Raymond Cottrell, Tallahassee, Fla.

Kristian C. Denny, Arlington, Va.

Charlie Dudley, Tallahassee, Fla.

Arthur L. Fleming, Smyrna, Ga.

Andrea K. Friall, Tallahassee, Fla.

Nimna Gabadage,Tallahassee, Fla.

Ralph R. Gonzalez,Tequesta, Fla.

Tim Gunning, New York, N.Y.

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

Frank A. Hall, Lynn Haven, Fla.

Tom C. Haney, MD, Tallahassee, Fla.

Dean Michael D. Hartline, Tallahassee, Fla.

Judith Hayden, Tallahassee, Fla.

Mart P. Hill, Tallahassee, Fla.

Lee F. Hinkle, Tallahassee, Fla.

Jack Hitchcock, Tallahassee, Fla.

Jay B. Johnson, San Juan Capo, Calif.

Robert A. Johnson Jr., Irving, Texas

Russell Kohl, Atlanta, Ga.

Diahann W. Lassus, CFP®, CPA/PFS, Berkeley Heights, N.J.

Dr. James Lee, Destin, Fla.

Dazi Lenoir, Kissimmee, Fla.

John M. Lusk, Boca Raton, Fla.

Craig T. Lynch, Charlotte, N.C.

Richard D. McCullough, Ph.D., Tallahassee, Fla.

Nancy McKay, Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Steven J. Mudder, Esq., Tallahassee, Fla.

Eric Muñoz, Coral Gables, Fla.

Sean Pittman, Esq., Tallahassee, Fla.

Michael C. Poland, Tampa, Fla.

Scott G. Price, Tampa, Fla.

Dr. Todd Queen, Tallahassee, Fla.

Bob Rice, Short Hills, N.J.

Kyle D. Riva, Winter Park, Fla.

Paula Smith, Tallahassee, Fla.

Jay F. Steele, Oakwood, Ga.

Aggie Stoops, Delray Beach, Fla.

John W. Thiel, Clearwater, Fla.

Ashbel C. Williams Jr., Tallahassee, Fla.

Marilyn Young, Tallahassee, Fla.

Christopher Iansiti, Chair

Craig T. Lynch, Chair Elect

Frank A. Hall, Treasurer

John Carrigan, CPA, Assistant Treasurer

Sean Pittman, Esq., Secretary

Tom Block, Assistant Secretary

Dean Michael D. Hartline, Interim President, FSU Foundation

Jay F. Steele, Chair

Thomas Bartelmo

C. Raymond Cottrell

Andrea K. Friall

Tim Gunning

Frank A. Hall

Michael C. Poland

Paula Smith, Chair

Yvonne T. Brown

Tom C. Haney, MD

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Judith Hayden

Mart P. Hill

Christopher Iansiti

Russell Kohl

Craig T. Lynch

Steven J. Mudder, Esq.

Sean Pittman, Esq.

Kyle D. Riva

Jay F. Steele

Aggie Stoops

Ashbel C. Williams, Jr.

Dr. Ruth Ruggles Akers, Chair

Donna Abood

C. Raymond Cottrell

Andrea K. Friall

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

Tom C. Haney, MD

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Diahann W. Lassus, CFP®, CPA/PFS

Paula Smith

Aggie Stoops

Christopher Iansiti, Chair

Dr. Ruth Ruggles Akers

Eric Chicken

Frank A. Hall

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Craig T. Lynch

Richard D. McCullough, Ph.D.

Nancy McKay

Sean Pittman, Esq.

Paula Smith

Jay F. Steele

John W. Thiel

Ashbel C. Williams Jr.

Frank A. Hall, Chair

Thomas Bartelmo

William E. Coen

Arthur L. Fleming

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Judith Hayden

Diahann W. Lassus, CFP®, CPA/PFS

John M. Lusk

Steven J. Mudder, Esq.

Michael C. Poland

Bob Rice

Ashbel C. Williams Jr., Chair

John Bradley**

H. Michael Bush

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Peter D. Jones*

John M. Lusk

Bob Rice

Kyle D. Riva

John W. Thiel

*Former trustee, voting committee member

**Non-trustee, voting committee member

Craig T. Lynch, Chair

Dr. Ruth Ruggles Akers

Yvonne T. Brown

William E. Coen

Arthur L. Fleming

Tim Gunning

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

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Mart P. Hill

Christopher Iansiti

Russell Kohl

Sean Pittman, Esq.