MARTIN UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
  
BOARD OFFICERS

Chairperson

Trustee Gregory M. Gill, Esq.

Partner Venable LLP
Washington DC

 

First term: November 2012 – 2015 

Second term:  November 2015 - 2019

Chair, Executive Committee
Committee on Trustees, ex-officio
Audit Committe, ex-officio
Finance, Buildings and Grounds Committee, ex-officio
Institutional Advancement Committee, ex-officio

Academic Affairs & Students Affairs Committe, ex-officio

Areas of Expertise:  Legal, Academia, Federal Relations, Resource Development

Vice-Chairperson

Trustee Nancy Chism
 
Professor Emerita, Indiana University

Indianapolis, IN 

First term:  September 2014 - November 2015
Second term: November 2015 - November 2019
Chair, Committee on Trustees
Executive Committee Member

Ex Officio

Dr. Eugene G. White
 
President, Martin University
Indianapolis IN

 

Term: 2013 – Indefinite Executive Committee Member

Areas of Expertise:  Educational Leadership and Institutional Operations

Secretary

Trustee Linda C. Dixon

Adminstrator Emerita
Miami University
 
First term: September 2014 - 2016
​Second term:  September 2016 - 2020
Executive Committee Member
Committee on Trustees Member
Chair, Academic Affairs & Student Services Committee Member
BOARD MEMBERS

Trustee Michael Ames

Director, Section Sales

Altria

​Indianapolis, IN

​First term: August 2016 - 2020
Finance, Buildings and Grounds Committee Member
 
Areas of Expertise:  Finance, Community Outreach

Trustee Tracey Boyd

Community Advocate and Volunteer Indianapolis, IN

First term: May 2012 - 2015
​Second term: November 2015 - 2019

Chair, Institutional Advancement Committee

Areas of Expertise:  Community Outreach, Resource Development

Trustee Jesse Brown

Indianapolis, IN

First term: February 2016 – 2020  
Finance, Buildings and Grounds Committee Member

 

Trustee Richard Hunter

Chief Operations Officer
Lawrence Township Small Claims Court
Indianapolis, IN

 

First term: August 2013 – 2016 
​Second term:  August 2016 - 2020
Executive Committee Member
Chair, Finance, Buildings & Grounds Standing Committee

Audit Committee Member

Areas of Expertise:  Accounting, Resource Development

Trustee Fred L. Johnson

Associate Professor of History, Hope College
 
First term:  September 2014 - November 2015
​Second term: November 2015 - 2019
Academic Affairs & Student Affairs Commitee Member

 

Trustee D. Wesley Poythress, MA

Consultant and Adjunct Professor
AWH Consulting, LLC Indianapolis, IN
 
 
 
First term: May 2012 - 2015

Second term:  May 2015 - 2019

Committee on Trustees Member

Academic Affairs & Student Affairs Committee Member

 
Areas of Expertise:  Community Outreach, Academia, Resource Development

Trustee Heidi Ries, Ph.D.

Dean for Research and Professor of Physics
Air Force Institute of Technology
WPAFB, OH
 
First term:  May 2012 - May 2014
Second term:  May 2018 - November 2021
 
Areas of Expertise:  Academia, Board Relations, Federal Relations 

Trustee Robin Shackleford

Indiana State Representative

Indianapolis, IN

First term: September 2014 – November 2016
 
Second term: November 2016 - September 2018
Institutional Advancement Committee Member
 
Areas of Expertise:  Academia, Federal Relations, Resource Development
Trustee Michael Twyman
 
Executive Director, InExcelsis
Indianapolis, IN
 
First term:  February 2016 - 2020
Institutional Advancement Committee Member
 
Areas of Expertise:  Philanthropy

 

 

 

The Martin University Board of Trustees, comprised of community, corporate, and alumni leaders, meets four times a year. The Trustees are charged with fiscal and strategic oversight and governance of Martin University. To contact the Board of Trustees, please send an email to jmccloud@martin.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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