Current Trustees

Michael J. Gasser, Chair (2021) Michael J. Gasser, Chair (2021)
Mr. Gasser was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in September 2012. He is executive chairman of the board of Greif, Inc.

Timothy P. Smucker, Vice Chair (2020) Timothy P. Smucker, Vice Chair (2020)
Mr. Smucker was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in June 2011. He is chairman emeritus of The J.M. Smucker Company.

Abigail S. Wexner, Vice Chair (2023) Abigail S. Wexner, Vice Chair (2023)
Mrs. Wexner was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in July 2014. She is the CEO of Whitebarn Associates, a private investment company.

Clark C. Kellogg (2019) Clark C. Kellogg (2019)
Mr. Kellogg was appointed to the board by Governor Strickland in June 2010. He has been a CBS Sports college basketball game and studio analyst for the past 25 years, is the former vice president of player relations for the Indiana Pacers, and is a former NBA player.

Alex Shumate (2020) Alex Shumate (2020)
Mr. Shumate is serving his third term on the board. He was most recently appointed by Governor Kasich in June 2012. He is the managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP.

Cheryl L. Krueger (2021) Cheryl L. Krueger (2021)
Ms. Krueger was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in June 2012. She is the founder and former president and CEO of Cheryl & Co., a multimillion-dollar gourmet food and gift corporation. She currently serves as founder and CEO of KRUEGER+Co. Consulting, Inc.

Brent R. Porteus (2022) Brent R. Porteus (2022)
Mr. Porteus was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in May 2013. He is a managing partner of the family-owned farming and agricultural business, Blair Porteus & Sons, in Coshocton County, Ohio.

Erin P. Hoeflinger (2022) Erin P. Hoeflinger (2022)
Mrs. Hoeflinger was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in November 2013. At Aetna, she is SVP for business strategy and execution.

Alex R. Fischer (2023) Alex R. Fischer (2023)
Mr. Fischer was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in July 2014. He is the president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership, a civic organization of Columbus, Ohio’s top business leaders.

Hiroyuki Fujita (2024) Hiroyuki Fujita (2024)
Dr. Fujita was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in August 2016. He is the founder, president, CEO and chairman of the board of Quality Electrodynamics, a global developer and manufacturer of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology.

Alan A. Stockmeister (2025) Alan A. Stockmeister (2025)
Mr. Stockmeister was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in February 2017. He is the owner and president of Foremost Management, Inc., a construction management, development and property management firm.

John W. Zeiger (2026) John W. Zeiger (2026)
Mr. Zeiger was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in May 2017. He is a founding partner of Zeiger, Tigges & Little LLP, a Columbus-based litigation boutique law firm.

Gary R. Heminger (2027) Gary R. Heminger (2027)
Mr. Heminger was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in June 2018. He is chairman of the board and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation and MPLX GP LLC.

Elizabeth P. Kessler (2027) Elizabeth P. Kessler (2027)
Ms. Kessler was appointed to the board by Governor Kasich in June 2018. She is the partner-in-charge of the Jones Day law firm's Columbus office.

H. Jordan Moseley - Undergraduate Member (2019) H. Jordan Moseley - Undergraduate Member (2019)
Mr. Moseley was appointed the undergraduate student member of the board by Governor Kasich in May 2017. He is a student in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in public management, leadership and policy.

Janice M. Bonsu - Graduate Member (2020) Janice M. Bonsu - Graduate Member (2020)
Ms. Bonsu was appointed the graduate student member of the board by Governor Kasich in June 2018. She is a student in the College of Medicine and a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.

Alan VanderMolen - Charter Trustee (2020) Alan VanderMolen - Charter Trustee (2020)
Mr. VanderMolen is serving his second term as a charter trustee. He was most recently appointed by the Board of Trustees in February 2017. He is president of international and WE+ at WE Communications.

Janet Porter - Charter Trustee (2020) Janet Porter - Charter Trustee (2020)
Dr. Porter was appointed by the Board of Trustees in November 2017. She is a senior advisor with Stroudwater Associates.

James D. Klingbeil - Charter Trustee (2021) James D. Klingbeil - Charter Trustee (2021)
Mr. Klingbeil is serving his second term as a charter trustee. He was most recently appointed by the Board of Trustees in June 2018. He is the chairman of Klingbeil Capital Management and The Klingbeil Company, headquartered in San Francisco.