Officers & Board of Trustees

University Officers
Board of Trustees

University Officers

Roger D. Drake, BBA, MBA, EdD
President
660-248-6221, x56221

Rita J. Gulstad, BA, MA, MLS, PhD
Provost
660-248-6211, x56211

Chad Gaines, BS, MS
Vice President for Technology and Planning
660-248-6228, x54228

Bill Sheehan, BS, MEd, PhD
Vice President for Advancement & Alumni Relations
660-248-6214, x56214

Joe Parisi, BA, MS, EdD
Vice President for Enrollment Management
660-248-6247, x56247

Julee Sherman, BS, MBA
Vice President for Finance and Administration
660-248-6203, x56203

Natasha Wilson, BS, MA
Vice President for Student Life and Athletics
660-248-8390

Board of Trustees

J. Bruce Addison '66
President, Addison Biological Laboratory
Fayette, Missouri

Shelby Alexander '97
Financial Associate, Stifel, Nicolaus, Inc.
Columbia Missouri

Robert F. Anderson
CEO, Cardiovascular Provider Resources (ret.)
Denton, Texas

David Atkins
Executive Director, Missouri United Methodist Foundation
Columbia, Missouri

Laura Blair '86
President, CMU Alumni Association
Treat America Food
Kansas City, Missouri

Doug Burton '63
Executive Vice President, Westlake Ace Hardware
Village of Loch Loyd, Missouri

Marilyn Caul '68
Executive (retired), IBM
Whitewater, Missouri

Robert Courtney
President (retired), Business Supply Centers, Inc.

Wemi Daramola '01
Senior Project Manager, Scottrade, Inc.
Ballwin, Missouri

Mark Dempsey '85
VP and COO of Peak Sport and Spine
Columbia, Missouri

Robert D. Farr
Bishop, The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church
Columbia, Missouri

Terry Henderson '83
General Manager, Bodine Aluminum Inc.

Tim Jackman '81
Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer, MEM
Fayette, Missouri

Janet Jacobs '77
Board Chair, Commercial Trust Company
Fayette, Missouri

Ivan C. James, III
Founder, Ivan James & Assoc.
Founder, United Technology and Systems Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri

Rev. Dr. David W. Kerr '67
Senior Pastor (ret.), Salem-in-Ladue UM
St. Louis, Missouri

James Kimbell '80
Partner, Clark Hill Strasburger Attorneys at Law
Sugar Land, Texas

Brock Lutz
VP (ret.), Ralston Purina, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri

Kirk Meyer '83
CFO, Chalmers Automotive Group, Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Michael Miserocchi '81
VP, Clinical Support and Service Lines, Community Health Systems
Brentwood, Tennessee

Sandra Nenadal
Assistant to the Bishop, The Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church
Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Nolyn Nyatanga '05
Oncologist/Hematologist, Goldschmidt Cancer Center
Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Nancy Walker Peacock '82
Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, CMU
Oncologist
Nashville, Tennessee

Dr. Robert T. "Tad" Perry '65
Chair, Board of Trustees Executive Director (ret.), South Dakota Higher Education Board of Regents
Ft. Pierre, South Dakota

Dr. Kellie Platz '02
Anesthesiologist, Irwin Army Community Hospital
Manhattan, Kansas

Jacque Richmond '83
Mercy Health
St. Charles, Missouri

Nancy Louann Shaner '70
Science Educator, Civic Leader
Chicago, Illinois

Niki Scott '94
Gifted Education Center, Park Hill School District
Kansas City, Missouri

Jay Shelton '86
Michael Anesthesia Services
Columbia, Missouri

Rev. Clayton Smith '70
Executive Pastor of Generosity, UMC of the Resurrection
Stillwell, Kansas

Larry Tucker '69
Partner, Armstrong Teasdale
Liberty, Missouri

M. Kathy Vieth '66
Entrepreneur, IBM (ret.)
Denver, Colorado

Frank Wallis '66
Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljim, LLP
St. Louis, Missouri

Randall Washburn '70
Versailles, Missouri

Dr. Keith Young '86
Private practice psychiatry
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA
Rancho Mirage, California

Trustee Emeriti

Fred Alexander '58
Farmer/Developer
Fayette, Missouri

Virginia Bergsten '59
Educator (ret.)
Annandale, Virginia

Glenn A. Cox, Jr. '51
President and COO (ret.)
Phillips Petroleum
Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Sondra Spalding '57
Educator, Civic Leader
Palm Harbor, Florida