Current Trustees

The governor of Ohio appoints 15 Ohio residents who serve as voting members for nine-year terms and two voting student trustees who serve two-year terms. Additionally, the board selects up to three non-voting, non-Ohio residents to serve as charter trustees for three-year terms.
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Hiroyuki Fujita

Chair, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees
Founder and CEO, Quality Electrodynamics
Chief Technology Officer, CT-MR Division, Canon Medical Systems Corporation
Chairman, Canon Healthcare USA, Inc.

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John W. Zeiger

Vice Chair, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees
Founding Partner, Zeiger, Tigges & Little LLP

Owner and President
Foremost Management, Inc.
Former Chairman of the Board and CEO
Marathon Petroleum Corp.
Jones Day Columbus
President and CEO
Former Secretary and Senior Advisor to the Board of Trustees
The Ohio State University
Executive Director
Ohio Cattlemen's Association
Connecting the Dots, LLC
Capitol Strategy Group
Executive Vice President
DGD Group
Bigby Financial Planning, LLC
Founding Member
Perez Morris Law Firm
Senior Vice President
Janney Montgomery Scott
Founder and Managing Principal
Arcadia Holdings, LLC
Graduate Student Trustee
Undergraduate Student Trustee
Charter Trustee

Public Members

With the approval of the board, non-trustee public members serve on committees to ensure expertise is available in various areas of concentration.
Managing Partner
Deloitte LLP - Houston
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Molecular Genetics
The Ohio State University
Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
The Ohio State University
Chairman of the Board, CEO and President
M/I Homes, Inc.
Retired Partner
Wellington Management Company, LLP