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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors of Nebraska Wesleyan University is the governing body of the institution. Membership on the Board includes not more than 31 persons elected by the Board of Governors, two members elected by the students, two elected by the faculty, the Bishop of The United Methodist Church having supervision of the area in which Lincoln, Nebraska, is located, the President of the Alumni Association, and the President of the University.

Members of the Board of Governors as of June 1, 2018, are:


E. Susan Gourley, Ph.D.
Chair of the Board and Chair, Executive Committee;
Superintendent (retired)
Lincoln Public Schools
Ruston, Washington

Hon. John M. Gerrard, J.D. ('76, L.H.D. '13)
Vice Chair and Chair, Board Affairs Committee;
U.S. District Court Judge
U.S. District Court-District of Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska

Kim S. Moore, M.S.N. (’90)
Secretary of the Board;
President and CEO (retired)
CHI Health St. Elizabeth
Lincoln, Nebraska

L. G. Searcey, M.B.A.
Treasurer of the Board and Chair, Finance and Audit Committee;
Senior Vice President, Commercial Loans
Union Bank & Trust Company
Lincoln, Nebraska


Julie M. Anderson, M.B.A. (’97)
AG Strategy Group
Bethesda, Maryland

Rev. Chad Anglemyer, M.Div.
District Superintendent, Missouri River District
United Methodist Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Robert F. Bartle, J.D. (’72)
Bartle and Geier
Lincoln, Nebraska

Scott Brewer, B.S. (’01)
Treasurer, Great Plains Conference
United Methodist Church
Topeka, Kansas

Steven Brugman, M.B.A. (’88)
Account Executive
Oracle Corporation
Franklin, Tennessee

Kevin E. Cook, B.S. (’86)
Overland Park, Kansas

D. Todd Duncan, B.S. (’88)
Duncan Aviation
Lincoln, Nebraska

Elizabeth Gajardo (class of 2020)
Student, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Richard W. Galyen, B.S.
Nakota LLC
Atkinson, Nebraska

Daphne Hall, B.S. (’92)
Senior Vice President, College Access Programs
EducationQuest Foundation
Lincoln, Nebraska

David G. Hansen, B.S. (’77)
Swanson Russell
Lincoln, Nebraska

Patty Hawk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Nebraska Wesleyan University

Stephanie Howland-Moline, B.S. (’82)
Executive Vice President
First National Bank of Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

L. Bradley Hurrell, B.S. (’73)
Partner (retired)
Charlotte, North Carolina

Susan Keisler-Munro, M.S. (’85)
Senior Vice President, Chief of Operations
Assurity Life Insurance Company
Lincoln, Nebraska

Beverly Maurer, B.S.
Community Volunteer
Omaha, Nebraska

Lawrence Mohr, M.D. (Sc.D. ’07)
Distinguished University Professor
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Diane Nelson, B.S.
Community Volunteer
Omaha, Nebraska

Frederik Ohles, Ph.D.
President, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Rachel Pokora, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication
Nebraska Wesleyan University

Kate Richerson, (class of 2019)
Student, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Bishop Ruben Saenz, Jr., Ph.D.
Great Plains Area United Methodist Church
Wichita, Kansas

Mark A. Schulze, M.B.A. ('88)
Vice President, Safety, Training and Operations
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Argyle, Texas

Jeff Schumacher, J.D.
President and CEO
Capitol Casualty Company
Lincoln, Nebraska

Suzanne Sughroue, M.B.A. ('02, '17)
President, Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni Association;
Director of Development, Madonna Foundation
Lincoln, Nebraska

Cori Vokoun, B.A.
Vice President
Sampson Construction
Lincoln, Nebraska

Mark Walz, B.S. (’88)
Chairman, President and CEO
Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska

Bill White, M.S.
The Austin Company, Inc.
Milford, Nebraska

Governors Emeriti

B. Keith Heuermann, B.S. (Sc.D. ’03)
Founder (retired)
BKH Popcorn
Phillips, Nebraska

Gordon “Mac” Hull, J.D. (’59)
President and CEO
Tasty-Toppings, Inc.
Columbus, Nebraska

James R. Kruse, J.D. (’67)
Michael Best & Friedrich
Salt Lake City, Utah

Angie Muhleisen, B.S. ('81, LL.D. '12)
Union Bank & Trust
Lincoln, Nebraska

Lindy Mullin, Ed.D. (’67)
Educator (retired)
Lincoln Public Schools
Lincoln, Nebraska

Richard A. Peterson, J.D. (’59)
Attorney (retired)
Lincoln, Nebraska

Larry L. Ruth, J.D. (’67, LL.D. ’15)
Attorney (retired)
Lincoln, Nebraska

F. Thomas Waring, M.D. (’53)
Physician (retired)
Fremont, Nebraska