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These dedicated men and women are responsible for setting the general policy of the University and for ensuring that its educational mission is fulfilled. The Board of Trustees of Rockford University is a diversified yet cohesive group. It is composed of business and professional people; community leaders and activists; alumni and non-alumni; and local, regional, and national representatives - all united in their common commitment to Rockford University and to its mission of quality higher education.


Thomas A. Muldowney, '74
Chair of the Board
Managing Director, Chairman
Savant Capital Management, Inc.
Rockford, Ill.

James W. Keeling
Vice Chair of the Board
Hinshaw & Culbertson
Rockford, Ill.

Barbara R. Tanaglia, '73
Secretary of the Board
Manager, Information Center
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Rockford, Ill.

R. Ray Wood, '10H
Treasurer of the Board
Rockford, Ill.


Active Trustees

Charles Box
President, The Box Group LLC
Rockford, Ill.

James H. Clarke, Ph.D., '67
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Vanderbilt University
Brentwood, Tenn.

Charles L. Colman, ’06H
President,The Colman Group
Elkhorn, Wis.

Elizabeth Donovan
Global Operations Manager,
Ford Motor Company
Grosse Point Park, Mich.

Thomas Gendron, MBA '88
Chariman and CEO,
Woodward, Inc.
Fort Collins, Colo.

Dawn R. Hallsten '73

Rockford, Ill.

Robert L. Head, Ph.D.
Rockford University
Rockford, Ill.

Elizabeth Hegel '81
Hegel Holdings, LLC
Roscoe, Ill.

L. Thomas Heiser '83
President and CEO,
KOE Americas, Inc.
Lawrenceville, Ga.

Helen C. Hill '70
Helen Hill Communications
Rockford, Ill.

Nathan Howard '97
William Charles, Ltd.
Rockford, Ill.

Dennis W. Johnson
Retired President,
h.c. Johnson Press
Rockford, Ill.

Iain D. Johnston '87
US Magistrate Judge
Northern Illinois District
Rockford, Ill.

Joel Moore '00
Alumni Trustee
Second Vice President and Financial Advisor,
Morgan Stanley
Chicago, Ill.

Donald Patrick'72
Sanford Rose Associates
Johns Creek, Ga.

Sunil Puri, '82
First Rockford Group
Rockford, Ill.

David R. Rydell, '63
Bergstrom, Inc.
Rockford, Ill.

Marci K. Taets '92
Judicial Budget Manager
Lake County, Ill.

Jane R. Thomas, Ph.D., '56
Retired Professor,
Wayne State University
Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.

Frank E. Walter
Executive Vice President,
Riverside Bank
Rockford, Ill.

James S. Whitehead, '04H
Senior Counsel,
Sidley, Austin, Brown and Wood
Chicago, Ill.

Jonathan S. Whitlock
Private Investor & Director
Rockford, Ill.
Belinda Wholeben, Ed.D.
Faculty Trustree
Professor of Psychology,
Rockford University
Rockford, Ill.

Fred Young '65
President and CEO,
Forest City Gear Company
Roscoe, Ill.



Carl J. Dargene Georganne H. Eggers, '49 Charles P.A. Frankenthal
Kenelm A. Groff Charles J. Howard Teresa J. Ingrassia '86, '00H 
Kent A. Mallquist, '97H
Richard M. Schilling, Sr.
Louise Sinclaire, '57
Stanton K. Smith, Jr.
Angelo L. Spoto
John E. Sype
Stuart M. Weller
John B. Whitehead, '83H

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