Board of Trustees

The University's current voting and life trustees.

Members of the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the University's governing body and is chaired by Richard Handler ’83, CEO and director of the Jefferies Financial Group.

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  • Joseph W. Abrams
    Board Member, Marin Health

  • Quincy L. Allen
    Former Chief Marketing Officer
    IBM

  • Joan S. Beal
    Retired, Studio Recording Vocalist and Vocal Contractor

  • Jay S. Benet
    Retired, Vice Chairman and CFO
    The Travelers Companies, Inc.

  • Naomi M. Bergman
    Senior Executive
    Advance

  • Stephen R. Biggar, M.D., Ph.D.
    Partner
    Baker Brothers Investments

  • H.(enry) Christopher Boehning
    Partner
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

  • John H. Bruning, Ph.D.
    Retired, President and CEO
    Corning Tropel Corporation

  • Elizabeth P. Bruno, Ph.D.
    President
    Brady Education Foundation

  • Barbara J. Burger, Ph.D.
    Board Director and Advisor

  • Carol (John) A. Davidson
    Retired, Senior VP, Controller
    Tyco International Ltd.

  • Bernard T. Ferrari, M.D.
    Dean Emeritus
    Johns Hopkins University
    Carey Business School

  • Emerson U. Fullwood
    Retired, Corporate Vice President
    Xerox Corporation

  • David R. Greenbaum, J.D.
    Vice Chairman
    Vornado Realty Trust

  • Gwen M. Greene
    Vice President
    JP Morgan Securities

  • Steven K. Grinspoon, M.D.
    Chief, Metabolism Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital;
    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

  • Richard B. Handler (Chair)
    CEO, Jefferies Financial Group

  • Pramit S. Jhaveri
    Senior Advisor
    Preemji Invest and PJT Partners

  • Curtis J. Johnson
    Former Managing Director
    The Carlyle Group

  • Juan C. Jones
    Executive Vice President of Global Support Renewal Sales
    Oracle

  • Carol D. Karp
    Chief Regulatory Officer
    Prothena Biosciences Inc.

  • Robert J. Keegan
    Retired, CEO and Chairman of the Board
    Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

  • Laurence Kessler
    CEO
    Kessler Group Inc. & Kessler Family LLC

  • Evans Y. Lam
    Managing Director – Wealth Management
    UBS Financial Services, Inc.

  • Elizabeth Leight, Ph.D.
    Clinical Psychologist and Educator

  • Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, Ph.D.
    President and G. Robert Witmer, Jr. University Professor
    University of Rochester

  • Edward D. Miller, M.D.
    Dean/CEO Emeritus Johns Hopkins Medicine

  • Cathy E. Minehan
    Former President and CEO
    Federal Reserve Bank of Boston,
    and Former Dean of the
    School of Management, Simmons College

  • Naveen Nataraj
    Senior Managing Director
    Evercore

  • Lizette M. Pérez-Deisboeck
    General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    Battery Ventures

  • Philip A. Pizzo, M.D.
    Founding Director, Stanford Distinguished
    Careers Institute and Former Dean, David & Susan Heckerman Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology & Immunology Stanford University

  • Thomas S. Richards
    Retired, Mayor
    City of Rochester

  • Martin E. Sanders, M.D.
    CEO
    Io Therapeutics, Inc.

  • Kathy N. Waller
    Retired, Executive Vice President and CFO, and President of Enabling Services
    The Coca-Cola Company

  • Elizabeth Ward Chicares (Betsy Ward), FSA, MAAA, PRM
    CFO
    Mass Mutual

  • Daniel R. Wegman
    Chairman
    Wegmans Food Markets Inc.

  • Timothy C. Wentworth
    CEO
    Evernorth (Cigna)

  • Thomas C. Wilmot
    Chairman
    Wilmorite, Inc.

  • Mary-Frances Winters
    President
    The Winters Group, Inc.

  • Alan S. Zekelman
    Director
    Zekelman Industries, Inc.

Life members

  • Aab, Richard T.

  • Ain, Mark S.

  • Aman, Alfred C., Jr.

  • Ascher, Everett S.

  • Balderston, William III

  • Bates, Ernest A., M.D.

  • Batkin, Alan R.

  • Beckman, Joel S.

  • Bloch, Laurence H.

  • Blumstein, Sheila E.

  • Brown, C. William

  • Brownlee, Paula P.

  • Burns, Ursula M.

  • Carpenter, William M.

  • Chesonis, Arunas

  • Colodny, Edwin I.

  • Crockett, Bruce L.

  • Cushman, Jeanine Sullivan

  • Drummond, Launcelot F.

  • Frame, Robert B.

  • Friedlander, Roger B.

  • Gabrellian, Ani N.

  • Gardner, Jerry

  • Gelband, Myra

  • Gifford, Bernard R.

  • Gleason, James S.

  • Goergen, Robert B.

  • Griner, Paul, M.D.

  • Hajim, Edmund A.

  • Hilfiker, Alan F.

  • Jackson, Thomas H.

  • Jones, Michael E.

  • Kelly, John M.

  • Knight, Ronald B.

  • Lange, Louis G., M.D.

  • LeChase, R. Wayne

  • Lieberman, Nancy A.

  • Lione, Gail A.

  • Mack, Joseph P.

  • Manian, Bala S.

  • Messinger, Martin E.

  • Meyer, Barry M.

  • Moser, Nathan F.

  • Moses, Bruce H.

  • Munnerlyn, Charles R.

  • Murray, Kathleen A.

  • Neilly, Andrew H., Jr.

  • O'Brien, Dennis

  • Osieski, Robert M.

  • Peck, William A., M.D.

  • Price, Francis L.

  • Prince, Brian F.

  • Prokupets, Elena A.

  • Rea, C. Woodrow, Jr.

  • Rettner, Ronald M.

  • Richardson, Arthur M.

  • Rosen, Michael S.

  • Sands, Richard

  • Saunders, E. Philip

  • Scheerschmidt, Robert H.

  • Seligman, Joel

  • Sloan, Thomas R.

  • Standish, Peter D.

  • Stark, Raymond C.

  • Whitney, Ralph R., Jr.

  • Willett, Janice M.

  • Williams, Carl C.

  • Wisch, Nathaniel, M.D.

  • Wyant, James C.

Contact Board Services

Jack Bailey
Secretary to the Board of Trustees
University of Rochester
240 Wallis Hall
Box 270031
Rochester, NY 14627-0011
jack.bailey@rochester.edu
(585) 275-9006

Sarabeth Rogoff
Board Services and University Events Manager
University of Rochester
203 Wallis Hall
Box 270031
Rochester, NY 14627-0031
sarabeth.rogoff@rochester.edu
(585) 275-9900