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Board Members

About the Board

The Board of Trustees of Shawnee State University consists of nine voting members and two student members, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. The trustees shall have the powers conferred upon them by the laws of the State of Ohio. The President of the University shall serve as an ex-officio (non-voting) member of the Board.

Elizabeth Seif

Executive Committee
Finance and Administration Committee Chair
External Relations Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2014
Home Town: Waverly, OH

Jack McCoy

Finance and Administration Committee
External Relations Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2015
Home Town: Peebles, OH

Klara Reynolds

Board Vice Chair
Executive Committee
Finance and Administration Committee
External Relations Committee
Liaison to SSUDF

Term Expiration: June 30, 2016
Home Town: Lucasville, OH

Melissa Higgs-Horwell

Board Chair
Executive Committee Chair
Academic and Student Affairs Committee
External Relations Committee Chair
SSUDF Member

Term Expiration: June 30, 2017
Home Town: Chillicothe, OH

Gary Paine

Finance and Administration Committee Vice Chair
External Relations Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2019
Home Town: New Albany, OH

Robert Howarth

Academic and Student Affairs Committee Vice Chair
External Relations Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2020
Home Town: Columbus, OH

Scott Williams

Academic and Student Affairs Committee
External Relations Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2021
Home Town: Dublin, OH

Francesca Hartop

Academic and Student Affairs Committee
External Relations Committee


Term Expiration: June 30, 2022
Home Town: Portsmouth, OH

Chelsey Ferry

Student Member

Academic and Student Affairs Committee
External Relations Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2015
Home Town: Lancaster, OH

Dr. Rita Rice Morris

University President, ex-officio (non-voting)

 

Appointed Staff:

Board Secretary, Cheryl Hacker
Treasurer, Elinda Boyles

 

Board of Trustees

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
Joyce Moore, Office of the President
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Phone: (740) 351-3542
Fax: (740) 351-3470

jmoore@shawnee.edu

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