Board of Trustees

The board of trustees standing and seated.

Miami University's Board of Trustees pictured with long-time Miami employee, Melissa Mendenhall

Front Row (L to R): Rod Robinson, Hallie Jankura, Diane Perlmutter, Melissa Mendenhall, Alexandra Boster, Tom Gunlock. Back Row (L to R): John Altman, David Budig, John Pascoe, Mark Ridenour, Jagdish Bhati, Bob Shroder, Terry Hershey, Sandy Collins, Dennis Lieberman. Not Pictured: Bob Coletti and Mike Gooden.

The Board of Trustees consists of 11 members—nine voting members and two student nonvoting members. The nine voting members are appointed one each year for nine-year terms by the governor of Ohio, with advice and consent of the Senate. A term expires on the last day of February of the year listed. The two student nonvoting members are appointed for two-year staggered terms by the governor, with advice and consent of the Senate. The date in parentheses indicates the year of appointment.

Officers

Mark Ridenour portrait

Mark E. Ridenour
Chair
2020 (2011)
B.S., Toledo

Robert Shroder portrait

Robert W. Shroder
Vice Chair
2021 (2012)
B.S., M.S., Youngstown

Dennis Liberman portrait

Dennis A. Lieberman
Secretary
2018 (2009)
B.S., J.D., Dayton

Jagdish Bhati portrait

Jagdish K. Bhati
Treasurer
2019 (2010)
B.E., M.S., Cincinnati

Additional Members

David Budig portrait

David H. Budig
2022 (2011, reappoint 2013)
B.S., Cincinnati

Thomas Gunlock portrait

Thomas W. Gunlock
2023 (2017)
B.S., M.A., Centerville

John Pascoe portrait

John C. Pascoe
2024 (2016)
B.S., Worthington

Sandra Collins portrait

Sandra D. Collins
2025 (2016)
B.S., M.S., J.D. - O.S.U., Toledo

Rod Robinson portrait

Rod Robinson
2026 (2017)
B.S., M.B.A., Cincinnati

National Trustees

Robert Coletti portrait

Robert E. Coletti
2017 (2014)
B.S., J.D., Cincinnati, OH

Diane Perlmutter portrait

Diane F. Perlmutter
2017 (2014)
B.A., Landrum, SC

Michael Gooden portrait

C. Michael Gooden
2018 (2012, reappoint 2015)
B.S., M.S., Alexandria, VA

John Altman portrait

John Altman
2019 (2013, reappoint 2016)
B.A., M.A., D.H.L., Reno, NV

Terry Hershey portrait

Terry Hershey
2019 (2013, reappoint 2016)
B.A., M.P.A., M.B.A., Denver, CO

Student Members

Alex Boster portrait

Alexandra N. Boster
2018 (2016)

Hallie Jankura portrait

Hallie G. Jankura
2019 (2017)