Board of Trustees

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

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Board Officers


Trustee Nancy Chism

Professor Emerita, Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN 

Trustee Brenda Shaheed

MS; Retired University Administrator
Indianapolis, IN

Trustee Dr. Sean L. Huddleston

President, Martin University
Indianapolis, IN

Trustee Joseph Perkins

Corporate Counsel – Regulatory and Global Business Operations, Allison Transmission
Indianapolis, IN

Trustee Max Siegel

Chief Executive Officer, USA Track and Field, Owner of Rev Racing LLC
Concord, NC

Board Members

Trustee Bruce Buchanan
Owner – Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers / Buchanan Group, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN
Trustee Brian Harrington
General Sales Manager of iHeartMedia
Indianapolis, IN
Trustee Richard Hunter
Hunter Financial Services
Indianapolis, IN
Trustee Terry Morris
National BDPA President & Director of IT
Indianapolis, IN
Trustee Patricia Ann Payne
Director, Indianapolis Public Schools Racial
Equity Initiative
Indianapolis, IN
Trustee Heidi Ries, Ph.D.
Dean for Research Graduate School of Engineering and Management, Air Force Institute of Technology

Martin University

2186 North Sherman Drive,
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Phone (317) 543-3235

Toll Free (866) 344-3114

Fax (317) 917-3393

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