Governing Board List

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The City University of Seattle Board of Trustees oversees City University of Seattle and plays an integral role in shaping the quality and character of the affiliates of the National University System, as well as steering their future course.

Trustees are recognized leaders in their communities and individually respected in the fields of business, education, the law, and the arts. The Board meets three times a year at National University System headquarters in La Jolla, California to assess University goals and the progress toward achieving them.

Leaders and members of the Board of Trustees include:

Mr. Herbert Meistrich, Chair
President & CEO, TaylorMade Performance Labs

Ms. Ruthann Heinrich, Vice Chair
President, Nuance Wines

Mr. Richard Chisholm, Secretary
Managing Director, Education & Nonprofit Group, Wells Fargo Securities

Mr. Randy Aliment
Attorney, Williams Kastner, PLLC

Ms. Stacy Allison
Professional Speaker, Author

Ms. Jeanne Connelly
President, Connelly Consulting

Dr. Michael Cunningham
Chancellor, National University System President, National University

Mr. Stephen P. Cushman
President, Cush Enterprises

Mr. Gerald Czarnecki
Chairman & CEO, Deltennium Group, Inc.

Mr. Robert Freelen
Vice President Public Affairs, Emeritus Stanford University

Ms. Cheryl Kendrick
Community, National Volunteer

Mr. W. H. Knight, Jr. (Joe)
Visiting Professor of Law, Seattle University Professor and Dean Emeritus, University of Washington School of Law

Dr. Donald Kripke
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego

Ms. Jean Leonard
Educational Consultant, Retired, JM Leonard & Associates

Mr. Michael R. McGill, P.E.
President, MMS Design Associates

Mr. Hiep Quach
Executive, Commerce Bank of Washington

Dr. E. Lee Rice
Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director, Lifewellness Institute

Mr. Carlos Rodriguez
Rodriguez & Company

Mr. Jay Stone
Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates, Inc.

Mr. Thomas Topuzes
President and CEO, Thomas Topuzes & Associates, LLC