Union Team

Board of Trustees


Union Institute & University’s Board of Trustees members are selected for their commitment to the university’s purpose and mission.  Members are active and involved participants in the governance of the institution, and committed to its growth and development.  The University Board of Trustees meets four times each year in January, April, July, and October.

Current members of the Board of Trustees

with their positions, affiliations, and locations

Mr. Donald Feldmann (Chair)
President and CEO
Rippe & Kingston Capital Advisors, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Richard N. Aft
Philanthropic Leadership
Cincinnati, OH

Mr. Roger Allbee
Retired Secretary of Agriculture
Townshend, VT

Dr. Lee Binder
Ben Gamla Charter School
Miami, FL

Ms. Juana Bordas
Mestiza Leadership International
Denver, CO

Dr. Kim Byas
Regional Executive
American Hospital Association
Chicago, IL

Ms. Kay Goss
World Disaster Management, Inc.
Washington, DC

Dr. Gladys Gossett Hankins
Global Management Consultant
Telora Victor, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH

Ms. Sandra Lobert
President and CEO
Hospice of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Shekhar Mitra
President, InnoPreneur
Former SVP, Global Innovation
Procter & Gamble Company
Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Betty Overton-Adkins
Clinical Professor
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Ms. Katherine Prince
Senior Director
Strategic Foresight KnowledgeWorks
Cincinnati, OH

Mr. Edgar L. Smith, Jr.
World Pac Paper, LLC
Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Roger H. Sublett (Secretary)
President (Ex officio)
Union Institute & University
Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Dennis Tartakow
Editor in Chief
Ortho Tribune
Marina del Rey, CA

Ms. Christine Van Duelmen
Former Executive Director/Conference Coordinator International Council for Innovation in Higher Ed
Toronto Canada