The Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon

Trustees and the tentative expiration of their terms of service are as follows:

Portrait of Connie Ballmer Connie Ballmer of Bellevue, Wash., grew up in Oregon City and received her bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1984. She now serves as a community volunteer and advocate for the well-being of children. She manages the Ballmer family's philanthropic giving, which focuses on improving the outcomes of the most vulnerable and economically disadvantaged families through grant making, collaboration and investments in systems reform. More...
Portrait of Peter Bragdon Peter Bragdon is senior vice president of legal and corporate affairs, general counsel and secretary of Columbia Sportswear Company, which sells outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment in more than 100 countries. He served as chief of staff to Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski from January 2003 to June 2004, during a leave of absence from Columbia. More...
Rodolfo Chapa graduated from the University of Oregon in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He was originally from Indiana, and earned his law degree in 1985 from the Indiana University School of Law. Chapa joined International Management Group (IMG) after law school and served as vice president of the athletics and fitness division. After two years, he moved to Portland and served four years as president of the furniture company Kiani, U.S.A. More...
portrait of Andrew Colas Andrew Colas, president of Portland's Colas Construction, received his bachelor's degree in 2004 from the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. He began work in 2000 as a field assistant for the firm founded by his father, then served as a project manager following his UO graduation. More...
portrait of Ann Curry Ann Curry lived in Japan for several years as a child before moving to Ashland, where she graduated from Ashland High School. She received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1978. Curry began her broadcasting career as an intern in 1978 at Medford's KTVL-TV, then became the station's first female news reporter. She left in 1981 to become a reporter and anchor for KGW, the NBC affiliate in Portland and then served as a reporter for KCBS in Los Angeles. More...
portrait of Sam Dotters-Katz Sam Dotters-Katz, who serves as president of the Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO), received his bachelor's degree in history and political science from the university in 2009 and is now in his third year in the UO School of Law. This is his second, non-consecutive term as student body president, having first served as a junior in 2008. More...
Portrait of Allyn Ford Allyn Ford has held the position of president and CEO of Roseburg Forest Products since 1997, when he took over leadership of the company from his father and company founder, Kenneth Ford. Allyn Ford began his career with RFP in 1968, holding responsibilities in a number of functions, including forest resources, construction, manufacturing and labor relations. More...
portrait of Susan Gary Susan Gary is an Orlando J. and Marian H. Hollis Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, with teaching and research interests that include nonprofit organizations, trusts and estates, and estate planning. She was involved in the establishment of the law school's Probate Mediation Clinic and its Nonprofit Clinic, and serves as faculty supervisor of the Nonprofit Clinic. More...
portrait of Joseph Gonyea III Joseph H. (Joe) Gonyea III is a partner and chief executive officer of Springfield's Timber Products Company, which produces hardwood plywood and deals in transportation, international sales and timberland management. He is also a co-owner and director of SierraPine, Ltd., a manufacturer of composite panel products; and managing partner of Michigan-California Timber Company. More...
portrait of Michael Gottfredson Michael Gottfredson joined the University of Oregon as its seventeenth president in August 2012, coming from UC-Irvine, where he served as executive vice-chancellor and provost and professor of Criminology, Law, and Society and Sociology. More...
portrait of Ross Kari Ross Kari, the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Freddie Mac, received his bachelor's degree in mathematics and his master's degree in business administration from the University of Oregon. Kari spent a large portion of his career – from 1983 to 2001 – at Wells Fargo, rising from senior financial analyst to executive vice president and chief financial officer. More...
portrait of Chuck Lillis Chuck Lillis is a native of Overland Park, Kan., and the first in his middle-class family to attend college. He received his bachelor's degree and his master's degree in business administration from the University of Washington, and his doctorate in 1972 from the UO's Lundquist College of Business. Lillis was a co-founder of the Financial and Securities Analysis Center at the UO's Lundquist College of Business; he and his wife, Gwendolyn Lillis, made the lead gift for construction of a new business school building in 2001. More...
portrait of Ginevra Ralph Ginevra Ralph, a University of Oregon alum and former UO instructor, is a co-founder and director of education for Eugene's John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts – named in honor of her great-grandfather, an early 20th century Chicago businessman and philanthropist. Ralph was also a co-founder of the Eugene Opera and the Oregon Festival of American Music. More...
portrait of Mary Wilcox Mary Wilcox was born and raised in Ashland. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oregon in 1976, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude. Wilcox received her J.D. in 1980 from the University of Oregon School of Law and New York University School of Law. She is currently vice president and director for Capital Realty Corp., a family-owned real estate and financial investment company. More...
portrait of Kurt Willcox Kurt Willcox, who has served for the past four years as a part-time research analyst in the intoCareers program at the University of Oregon's College of Education, has been connected to the UO for more than 40 years. He came to the UO in 1971 to enter a graduate program in history and received his master's degree in industrial and labor relations in 1981 from what was then the College of Business Administration. More...