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

Recurring Executive Committee Meeting
2021: September 29, October 27, December 1
2022: January 26, February 23, March 30, April 27, May 25, June 29
9–10 a.m.
Zoom Meeting
Public: Contact Betsy DeWitt for meeting access information.

New Trustee Orientation
Friday, September 10
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
Public: Contact Betsy DeWitt for meeting access information.

Development Committee Meeting
Wednesday, September 15
1–2 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
Public: Contact Betsy DeWitt for meeting access information.

Fall 2021 General Board Meeting
November 4–5, 2021

Spring 2022 General Board Meeting
May 19–20, 2022


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 2022 Trustee Biographies

Donna Abood, Coral Gables, Fla.

Dr. Ruth Ruggles Akers, Tallahassee, Fla.

Florence Ashby, Tallahassee, Fla.

Thomas Bartelmo, Plantation, Fla.

Yvonne T. Brown, Tallahassee, Fla.

H. Michael Bush, Sarasota, Fla.

Keith D. Carr, Orlando, Fla.

Eric Chicken, Tallahassee, Fla.

William E. Coen, Naples, Fla.

C. Raymond Cottrell, Tallahassee, Fla.

Mark Ellis, London, England

Cameron Fink, Tallahassee, Fla.

Arthur L. Fleming, Smyrna, Ga.

Andrea K. Friall, Tallahassee, Fla.

Jeffrey Gargiulo, Napa, Calif.

Jimmy Graganella, Tallahassee, 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.

Marion Taormina Hargett, Ridgefield, Conn.

Dean Michael D. Hartline, Tallahassee, Fla.

Judith Hayden, Tallahassee, Fla.

Mart P. Hill, Tallahassee, Fla.

Nan C. Hillis, Tallahassee, Fla.

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

Christopher Iansiti, Atlanta, Ga.

Nastassia Janvier, Tallahassee, Fla.

Russell Kohl, Atlanta, Ga.

David B. Lane, Lake Bluff, Ill.

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

John M. Lusk, Boca Raton, Fla.

Craig T. Lynch, Charlotte, N.C.

Richard McCullough, Tallahassee, Fla.

Nancy McKay, New York, N.Y.

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

Sean Pittman, Esq., Tallahassee, Fla.

Michael C. Poland, Tampa, 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.

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

John W. Thiel, Clearwater, Fla.

Scott E. Wiegand, Denver, Colo.

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

Keith D. Carr, Chair

Thomas Bartelmo

C. Raymond Cottrell

Andrea K. Friall

Tim Gunning

Frank A. Hall

Michael C. Poland

Jay F. Steele

Nan C. Hillis, Chair

Yvonne T. Brown

Jeffrey Gargiulo

Tom C. Haney, MD

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Judith Hayden

Mart P. Hill

William T. Hold, Ph.D.

Christopher Iansiti

Russell Kohl

Craig T. Lynch

Steve J. Mudder, Esq.

Sean Pittman, Esq.

Kyle D. Riva

Paula Smith

Aggie Stoops

Ashbel C. Williams, Jr.

Andrea K. Friall, Chair

Donna Abood

Dr. Ruth Ruggles Akers

Florence Ashby

Keith D. Carr

C. Raymond Cottrell

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

Tom C. Haney, MD

Marion Taormina Hargett

Dean Michael D. Hartline

Diahann W. Lassus, CFP®, CPA/PFS

Paula Smith

Nancy McKay, Chair

Keith D. Carr

Eric Chicken

Andrea K. Friall

Nan C. Hillis

Christopher Iansiti

David B. Lane

Craig T. Lynch

Richard McCullough

Michael C. Poland

John W. Thiel

Ashbel C. Williams Jr.

Michael C. Poland, Chair

Thomas Bartelmo

William E. Coen

Mark Ellis

Frank A. Hall

Judith Hayden

William T. Hold, Ph.D.

David B. Lane

Diahann W. Lassus, CFP®, CPA/PFS

John M. Lusk

Nancy McKay

Steve J. Mudder, Esq.

Bob Rice

Louis C. Taormina

Ashbel C. Williams Jr., Chair

H. Michael Bush

Peter H. Collins*

Peter D. Jones*

John M. Lusk

Bob Rice

Kyle D. Riva

John W. Thiel

*Former trustees serving on the committee

Christopher Iansiti, Chair

Donna Abood

Florence Ashby

Yvonne T. Brown

William E. Coen

Mark Ellis

Arthur L. Fleming

Tim Gunning

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

Marion Taormina Hargett

Mart P. Hill

Nan C. Hillis

Russell Kohl

David B. Lane

Craig T. Lynch

Nancy McKay

Sean Pittman, Esq.

Louis C. Taormina