President Donald R. Eastman III

2012 - 2013 Board of Trustees


Mr. Miles C. Collier

Mr. Grover C. Wrenn '64
Vice Chairman

Dr. Donald R. Eastman III

Dr. Lisa A. Mets 

Mr. Christopher P. Brennan


Mr. Payton F. Adams
Retired Executive
St. Petersburg, Florida

Ms. Ronice Barlow '91
Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Franklin Templeton Distributors, Inc.
Franklin Templeton Investments
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. Norman A. Barker
Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Washington, DC

Mr. Louie Buntin
Chief Executive Officer
Louie & Betty Phillips Foundation
Nashville, Tennessee

Mr. Miles C. Collier
Collier Enterprises
Naples, Florida

Mr. Raúl de Quesada '72 
Assistant General Manager
Senior Vice President Marketing, Hispanic Networks
FOX Deportes
West Los Angeles, California

Dr. Jeffrey A. Dodge'84
Senior Research Fellow
Lilly Research Laboratories
Eli Lilly & Company
Indianapolis, Indiana

Dr. Karen Brown Dunlap
The Poynter Institute
St. Petersburg, Florida

Dr. Donald R. Eastman III
Eckerd College
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. John G. Finneran, Jr.
General Counsel
Capital One Financial Corporation
McLean, Virginia

Mr. Ronald H. Francis '65
First Landmark Bank
Marietta, Georgia

Mr. Ian P. Johnson '89
Vice President-Investment Operations
Pyramis Global Advisors
Smithfield, Rhode Island

Dr. Michael C. Markovitz
Executive Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, Yorkville University
New Brunswick, Canada
Executive Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, RCC Institute of Technology
Ontario, Canada
Retired Founding Chairman of Argosy University
Sarasota, Florida
Chairman of John Marshall Law School
Atlanta, Georgia
Chicago, Illinois

Mr. Helmar Nielsen
Retired Executive
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. George W. Off
Retired Executive
Berwyn, Pennsylvania

The Honorable John B. Phelps, III '65
Staff Director
Florida Senate Committee on Rules & Calendar
Tallahassee, Florida

Mr. Fred Razook
RCH Capital, LLC
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. William R. Ripberger '65
Retired Executive
Bradenton, Florida

Mr. P. N. Risser, III
Risser Oil Corporation
Clearwater, Florida

Mrs. Leah K. Rubino '81
Community Volunteer
Nashville, TN 37215

Mr. John R. Saunders '71
Saunders Property Company
London Coin Galleries
Newport Beach, California

Mrs. Kathleen H. Trott
Special Assistant Attorney General
Michigan Attorney General's Office
Detroit, Michigan

The Honorable Susan Russ Walker '77
Chief United States Magistrate Judge
Montgomery, Alabama

Mr. George A. Wardman
President and CEO
Horizons Ltd.
Paget, Bermuda

Dr. David L. Warren
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Jean Giles Wittner
Managing Partner
Wittner Centre Partners
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. Grover C. Wrenn, Jr. '64
Retired Executive
Denver, Colorado

Emeritus Trustees

Mr. Robert H. Atwell
President Emeritus
American Council on Education
Sarasota, Florida

Mr. David J. Fischer
Former Mayor
President and CEO
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. William R. Hough
RBC Wealth Management
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mrs. Mary E. Miller '97
Community Leader
Longboat Key, Florida

Mr. Arthur J. Ranson III '65
Attorney At Law
Shuffield Lowman, PA
Orlando, Florida

Mrs. Deedie M. Simmons
Presbyterian Church Leader
Jacksonville, Florida

Mr. Les R. Smout
Retired Vice President
JME, Inc.
Clearwater, Florida

The Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Terry
Retired Presbyterian Minister
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mrs. Martha Rudy Wallace
Retired Educator and
Community Leader
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. Stanley P. Whitcomb Jr.
Whitcomb Associates, Inc.
Bonita Springs, Florida

Honorary Trustees

Mr. Charles J. Bradshaw
Retired Business Executive
Vero Beach, Florida

Dr. Lloyd W. Chapin
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Emeritus
Eckerd College
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. Jeffrey L. Fortune
Retired Business Owner
St. Pete Beach, Florida

Ms. Anne M. Hoerner
Retired Presbyterian Church Leader
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. Tom James
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Mr. Gabriele Mazza '68
Former Director of School, Out of School and Higher Education Special Advisor for Education
Council of Europe
Strasbourg, France

Dr. James D. Moore Jr. '68
Retired Medical Doctor
Abingdon, Virginia

Mr. Alan I. Mossberg
O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
Tierra Verde, Florida