The Board of Trustees

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The OSU Foundation is governed by the Board of Trustees, a diverse group of civic and business leaders who have a special connection and deep appreciation for the mission of Oregon State University. The board's committees, including the Executive Committee, meet at least quarterly; the full Board of Trustees meets quarterly. The Campaign for OSU is guided by the Campaign Steering Committee.


Executive Committee

Ruth A. Beyer '77, Lake Oswego, OR – Chair
Jon DeVaan '85, Medina, WA – Chair-elect
Patrick F. Stone '74,  Portland, OR – Immediate Past Chair

Harold Ashford '72, Bend, OR – Liaison to OSU-Cascades
Stephen M. Bailey 70, Hillsboro, OR - Finance Chair
Gayle E. Fitzpatrick 78, Lake Oswego, OR - Audit Chair
Eric H.I. Hoffman 79, Portland, OR - Trysting Tree Golf Club Liaison
Natalie Giustina Newlove, Eugene, OR – Liaison to OSUAA
Irva Kay Neyhart, Corvallis, OR – Our Beaver Nation Liaison
Patrica Valian Reser '60, Beaverton, OR – Campaign Steering Committee Liaison
Joth Ricci '91, Portland, OR – OSU Alumni Association Board Liaison
Tony Williams '87, Clyde Hill, WA – External Relations Committee Chair
James G. Youde '62, Vancouver, WA – 4-H Foundation and Harvey Ranch Liaison
Steve Zamsky '90, Darien, CT – Investment Committee Chair



J. Michael Goodwin, Corvallis, OR - President & CEO, OSU Foundation
Edward J. Ray, Corvallis, OR - President, Oregon State University



Penny Yano Atkins '79, Caldwell, ID
Robert L. Bailey 63, The Dalles, OR
Jack W. Berka 78, Woodland Hills, CA
Knute Buehler, MD, '86, Bend, OR
Carl Casale '83, Saint Paul, MN
Tanja Cebula '84, Santa Ana, CA
James E. Coleman '58, Modesto, CA
Mary Coucher 84, Lake Oswego, OR
Tad Davies ’78, Albany, OR
Jill Wissler Eiland '73, Portland, OR
Steven J. Gomo '74, Los Gatos, CA
William M. Jabs '69, Eagle Creek, OR
Mark J. Kralj '78, Gresham, OR
Bert Loughmiller '64, Los Altos, CA
Greg P. Merten '68, Corvallis, OR
The Honorable Frank Morse '70, Albany, OR
Diane D. Paddison '81, Dallas, TX
Tod D. Perkins 86, Bedford, NY
James J. Piro '74, Lake Oswego, OR
Dennis D. Powell 70, Atherton, CA
Roderick J. Ray '79, Bend, OR
Mike Rich 81, Beaverton, OR
Bond Starker '69, Corvallis, OR
John Stirek '82, Lake Oswego, OR
David A. Thompson, Portland, OR
Jim Whyte '70, Honolulu, HI
James M. Williams '66, Portland, OR
Ambassador Ret. Mary C. Yates 68, Vancouver, WA


Lifetime Trustees

C.W. Knodell '52
Robert W. Lundeen '42
Duane C. McDougall '74
Kenneth R. Poorman '61
Norbert J. Wellman '54
Benjamin R. Whiteley '51


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