About Us

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees meets four times annually.

Officers
William U. Parfet ’70, Chairman
Daniel D. Dolan Jr. ’80, Vice-Chairman
Lorna S. Pfaelzer, Vice-Chairwoman
William A. Lowry ’84, Secretary

Charter Trustees
Marsha K. Anderson ’68 (2019)
Vice President Global Event Marketing (Retired), JP Morgan  

Earl J. Barnes II ’86 (2019)
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, OhioHealth

Judith H. Bishop ’88 (2016)
President, Heisley Family Foundation

Charles M. Brennan III (2016)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Retired), MYR Group

John D. Carruthers ’78 (2017)
Senior Business Analyst (Retired), U.S. Bank

David A. Castagnetti ’84 (2018)
Partner, Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti         

Daniel D. Dolan Jr. ’80 (2018)
Owner/Managing Member; Dolan, McEniry Capital Management, LLC           

Doni Fordyce-Urfirer ’81 (2017)
President and Chief Operating Officer, Stone Key Group

David F. Gorter ’80 (2017)
President, SSU Corporation

James M. Hunter ’71 (2016)
Williamstown, Massachusetts

Robert D. Krebs (2016)
Lake Forest, Illinois

William A. Lowry ’84 (2018)
President and Managing Shareholder,
Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry, P.C.

Charles J.B. Mitchell Jr. ’64 (2016)
Partner, Blizzard Advisors, LLC
Board Member-ABS Medical Devices, Inc.
Chair and Board Member-Seeonic Inc.

Mark A. Nagle (2019)
President, Czarnowski Display Service Inc.

Craig Omtvedt (2017) Lake Forest, Illinois

William U. Parfet ’70 (2018)
Executive Chairman, inviCRO

Lorna S. Pfaelzer (2018)
Lake Bluff, Illinois

Joanne M. Storkan (2018)
Executive Producer and President, Honest Engine Films

Stephen C. Strelsin (2017)
Managing Partner, Axiom Consulting Partners 

Claudia Wyatt-Johnson ’69 (2019)
Founding Partner, Partners in Performance Inc. 

National Trustees
MIchelle Applebaum (2018)
Board of Directors, Northwest Pipe

William G. Brown (2018)
Hobe Sound, Florida

Liam Connell (2016)
Lake Forest, Illinois

Katherine Dietze (2018)
Corporate Director-Cowen & Company
                                Liberty Property Trust                  
                                Matthews International Corporation

Susan Garrett ’94 (2016)
Lake Forest, Illinois

John S. Lillard (2016)
Chairman (Retired), Wintrust Financial Corporation

Joseph D. McCarthy ’78 (2018)
President and Director of Strategy, Collins

Marian H. Niles ’66 (2018)
Pacific Palisades, California

Alexander D. Stuart (2016)
President, North Star Investments

Sean W. Thomas ’81 (2018)
Partner, Negotiations and Contracts; Aon Hewitt

Life Trustees
Clarissa H. Chandler
Lake Forest, Illinois

Maurice F. Dunne Jr.
Clearwater, Florida

Russell W. Fisher
Chairman, Biofit Engineered Products

James P. Gorter
Green Bay Management Company

Margaret S. Hart
Lake Forest, Illinois

Samuel J. Henry
Lake Forest, Illinois

Paula P. Lillard
Lake Forest, Illinois

David B. Mathis ’60
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Kemper Group

Jean Whyte Mohr ’52 
Lake Forest, Illinois

Marian P. Pawlick
Lake Bluff, Illinois

Rhoda A. Pierce ’60
Highland Park, Illinois

Dr. Barbara O. Taylor 
Lake Forest, Illinois 

Florence F. Wheeler
Lake Forest, Illinois

Ex Officio Trustees
Daniel Ugaste ’85
President, Lake Forest College Alumni Board

Jeffrey J. Anderson
President, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

Stephen D. Schutt
President, Lake Forest College