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.

Robert Howarth
Board Chair
Executive Committee
Liaison to SSUDF

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

 

ScottWilliams
Board Vice Chair
Finance and Administration Committee Chair
Executive Committee

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

Melissa Higgs-Horwell
Academic and Student Affairs Committee Chair
Executive Committee

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

Francesca Hartop
Finance and Administration Committee
Liaison to SSUDF


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

Joseph Watson
Finance and Administration Committee Vice Chair
Executive Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2023
Home Town: Frankfort, OH

Scott Evans
Academic and Student Affairs Committee Vice Chair

Term Expiration: June 30, 2024
Home Town: Pedro, OH

David Furbee
Finance and Administration Committee
Investment Committee Liaison

Term Expiration: June 30, 2018
Home Town: Jackson, OH

Sondra Hash
Academic and Student Affairs Committee

Term Expiration: June 30, 2019
Home Town: Portsmouth, OH

Brian Stiers
Student Member
Finance and Administration Committee

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

Dr. Rick Kurtz
University President, ex-officio (non-voting)

 

Appointed Staff:
Board Secretary, Eric Braun
Treasurer, Elinda Boyles

 

Board of Trustees

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
Sandy Duduit, Office of the President
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

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

sduduit@shawnee.edu

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