The Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon

Portrait of Chuck Lillis

Chuck Lillis PhD '72, Board Chair

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.


Portrait of Ginevra Ralph

Ginevra Ralph '83 MA '85, Board Vice Chair

Ginevra Ralph, a University of Oregon alumna, received her bachelor's degree in history with distinction from the Honors College in 1983, Phi Beta Kappa, and her master's degree in special education in 1985.

Portrait of Connie Ballmer

Connie Ballmer '84

Connie Ballmer is a community volunteer and Chair of philanthropy at The Ballmer Group, with a focus on measurably improving the outcomes of our most vulnerable and economically disadvantaged families. 

Portrait of Peter Bragdon

Peter Bragdon

Peter Bragdon is executive vice president, chief adminstrative officer and general counsel of Columbia Sportswear Company, which sells outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment in more than 100 countries.

Portrait of Rodolfo (Rudy) Chapa

Rodolfo (Rudy) Chapa '81

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.

Portrait of Andrew Colas

Andrew Colas '04

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.

Portrait of Ann Curry

Ann Curry '78

Ann Curry is an award-winning journalist and photojournalist, a former NBC News Network anchor and an international correspondent.  After living in Japan for several years as a child, Curry moved to Ashland, Oregon, where she graduated from Ashland High School. 

Portrait of Allyn Ford

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. 

Portrait of Susan Gary

Susan N. Gary, Faculty

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

Portrait of Joseph Gonyea III

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.

Portrait of Ross Kari

Ross Kari '80 MBA '83

Ross Kari is a native Oregonian who received his bachelor's degree in mathematics and his master's degree in business administration from the University of Oregon.

William Paustian

William Paustian, Student

An Oregon native, Will Paustian graduated from Central Catholic High School in 2015 in the top ten percent of his class with a 3.9 GPA. During his tenure at Central Catholic High School, Paustian was an honor roll student, the student body vice-president his junior year and student body president his senior year.

Portrait of Michael Schill

Michael Schill, Ex Officio

The Board of Trustees introduced Michael H. Schill as the 18th president of the University of Oregon on April 14, 2015. He began his tenure on July 1, 2015. Before becoming the UO president, Schill served as the dean and Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Portrait of Mary Wilcox

Mary Wilcox '76 JD '80

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.

Portrait of Kurt Willcox

Kurt Willcox, Non-Faculty Staff

Kurt Willcox, who works as a part-time program assistant for the University Senate, which is the main legislative body for the university, has been connected to the UO for more than 45 years.