Legislative committee considers UO Board of Trustees and HECC nominees during legislative interim days

The Oregon State Senate Interim Committee on Rules and Executive Appointments met on September 16 to consider executive appointments to state boards and commissions. The committee approved nominations for boards of trustees at the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and Portland State University created by SB 270 during the 2013 legislative session as well as to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, the State Board of Higher Education, and the Oregon Student Access Commission. 

Those nominated by Governor John Kitzhaber to serve on the Board of Trustees for the University of Oregon include: Connie Ballmer '84 (term expires June 30, 2015); Peter Bragdon (term expires June 30, 2017); Rudy Chapa '81 (term expires June 30, 2017); Andrew Colas '04 (term expires June 30, 2017); Ann Curry '78 (term expires June 30, 2015); Allyn Ford (term expires June 30, 2017); Joseph Gonyea III (term expires June 30, 2017); Ross Kari '80 MBA '83 (term expires June 30, 2015); Chuck Lillis PhD '72 (term expires June 30, 2017); Ginevra Ralph '83 MA '85 (term expires June 30, 2015); Mary Wilcox '76 JD '80 (term expires June 30, 2015); Student: Sam Dotters-Katz '09 (term expires June 30, 2015); Faculty: Susan Gary (term expires June 30, 2015); and Non-Faculty Staff: Kurt Willcox MA '81 (term expires June 30, 2015).

The full Senate is expected to consider nominees to the UO Board of Trustees on Wednesday. For more information visit https://newuoboard.uoregon.edu/.