Board of Trustees

The University of Tulsa Board of Trustees serves a vital role by outlining TU’s long-term plans and providing leadership for one of the country’s top universities.

The board gains strength from its diversity with TU trustees come from many different personal and professional backgrounds. The board is comprised of alumni as well as friends of the university who recognize TU’s significance on the state and national level.

Current Trustees

James Adelson
President, Nadel & Gussman, LLC

Barbara Allen
Community Volunteer

R. Michelle Beale
President, R. Michelle Beale, LLC

Sharon Bell
Managing Attorney, Rogers and Bell, Attorneys

Steven G. Bradshaw
President/CEO, BOK Financial Corporation

Chet Cadieux
Chairman/CEO, QuikTrip Corporation

Michael D. Case
CEO/Chairman, Case & Associates Properties

Roger Collins
CEO, My Office Backbone, LLC

Casey Cooper
Attorney at Law, Hall Estill

Katherine Coyle, Esq.
Conner & Winters, LLC

J. Scott Dickman
President, Base, Inc.

Frederic Dorwart
Owner, Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers

John Elmburg
CEO, Crestwood Holdings, Inc.

William F. Fisher, Jr.
Fisher Investments

Randy Foutch
Chairman, President, CEO, Laredo Petroleum

John B. Forrest, M.D.
Medical Physician, Urologic Specialists of Oklahoma, Inc.

Keith C. Goddard, CEO
Capital Advisors, Inc.

E. Ann Graves
Community Volunteer

Cheryl Groenendyke
Community Volunteer

Susie Collins Hentschel
President, Collins Investment Group

Stephen Jackson
CEO, eLynx Technologies

Howard E. Janzen
President and CEO, Cool Planet Energy Systems

Robert E. Lorton
Retired Chairman, World Publishing Co.

Robert E. Lorton, III
Senior Vice President, Prosperity Bank

Roxana Lorton
Community Volunteer

Andrew D. MacKay
Founder/President – Maccor, Inc.

Steven J. Malcolm
Retired President/CEO, Williams Companies

A. H. McElroy, II
President/CEO, McElroy Manufacturing, Inc.

James C. McGill
McGill Resources

Peter C. Meinig
Chairman, HM International, Inc.

Sanjay Meshri
Managing Director, Advance Research Chemicals

Rev. Jim Miller
Co-Pastor, First Presbyterian Church

Charles Monroe
President, Charles S. Monroe, CPA PC

Frank Murphy, III
President/CEO, FW Murphy

Evelyn Rayzor Nienhuis
Community Volunteer

Warren E. Ross
President/CEO, The Ross Group

Jo Buford Siegfried
President, Buford Family Foundation

Ross O. Swimmer
Partner, Native American Fund Advisors, LLC

Clifton L. Taulbert
Author; President, Building Community Institute

William F. Thomas
Co-owner, Senior Star Living

Steve Turnbo
Chairman Emeritus, Schnake Turnbo Frank/PR

James W. Wallis
Chairman/Director, ExOk, Inc.

James E. Wilburn
Chairman, Winnercomm, Inc.

L. Duane Wilson
President, LDW Services, LLC

Richard Wiseley
Senior Managing Director, Oppenheimer & Co

Ex Officio Members

Binoy Agarwal
Assistant Director, Federal Trade Commission

Lucinda Rojas Ross
Communication Strategist, Church Online at

Emeritus Trustees

Keith Bailey
Retired Chairman, Williams Companies

C. Arnold Brown
President, KWB, Inc.

Julian L. Carr
Partner, Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Co.

Jerry Dickman
Manager/Trustee, Chapman Foundations Managements, LLC

Burt B. Holmes
Chairman, Leaders Life Insurance Co.

Robert E. Norman
CEO, Norman Family Interests, LLC

Donne Pitman
Manager, Chapman Foundations Management

Donald Pray
Founding Member, Pray Walker Attorneys & Counselors at Law

Charles C. Stephenson, Jr.
President, Stephenson Investments

Robert E. Thomas
Retired CEO, MAPCO, Inc.

Bob West
CEO, Anchor Drilling Fluids USA, Inc.