James Madison University
Board of Visitors 2015-2016
Mr. Michael M. Thomas (Rector), Reston, VA
Mr. Michael B. Battle, Clarksville, MD
The Honorable William T. Bolling, Mechanicsville, VA
Mr. Warren K. Coleman, Richmond, VA
Ms. Vanessa M. Evans-Grevious, Charlottesville, VA
Mr. Joseph K. Funkhouser, II, Harrisonburg, VA
Mr. Jeffrey E. Grass, Arlington, VA
Mr. Matthew A. Gray, Richmond, VA
Ms. Lucy Hutchinson, Falls Church, VA
Ms. Maria D. Jankowski, Richmond, VA
Mr. David A. Rexrode, Stafford, VA
Mr. Edward Rice, Vienna, VA
Mr. John C. Rothenberger, Great Falls, VA
Ms. Deborah Tompkins Johnson, Woodbridge, VA
Mr. Craig B. Welburn, Manassas, VA
Mr. Robert J. Smith (student member), Chesapeake, VA
Mrs. Donna L. Harper (Secretary), JMU/Harrisonburg, VA
Key Officials at JMU 2015-2016
Mr. Jonathan R. Alger, President
Dr. Jerry Benson, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mrs. Donna L. Harper, Vice President for Access and Enrollment Management
Mr. Charles W. King Jr., Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance
Dr. Nicholas L. Langridge, Vice President for University Advancement
Dr. Mark Warner, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs and University Planning
Dr. David K. Jeffrey, Dean, College of Arts and Letters
Dr. Mary Gowan, Dean, College of Business
Dr. Phillip M. Wishon, Dean, College of Education
Dr. Sharon Lovell, Dean, College of Health and Behavioral Studies
Dr. Robert Kolvoord, Dean, College of Integrated Science and Engineering
Dr. Adam Murray, Dean of Libraries and Educational Technologies
Dr. David F. Brakke, Dean, College of Science and Mathematics
Dr. Linda Cabe Halpern, Dean, University Studies
Dr. George E. Sparks, Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Dr. Jie Chen, Dean, The Graduate School
Mr. Jeffrey T. Bourne, Athletics Director
Dr. David K. McGraw, Speaker, Faculty Senate/Faculty Rep. to Board of Visitors
2015-2016 James Madison University Board of Visitors
Mr. Michael M. Thomas of Reston, VA is rector of the board and is Senior Vice-President of Booz Allen Hamilton. He is a 1976 and 1977 (MBA) graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2012-2016.
Mr. Michael M. Battle of Clarksville, MD is President of Battle Resource Management, Inc. He is a 1981 and 1983 (MBA) graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2012-2016.
The Honorable William T. Bolling of Mechanicsville, VA is Senior Vice President and Managing Director for RCM&D and is former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. Term: 2014-2018.
Mr. Warren K. Coleman of Richmond, VA is CFO of Harper Associates LLC. He is a 1979 and 1981 (MBA) graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2014-2018.
Ms. Vanessa M. Evans-Grevious of Charlottesville, VA is vice-rector of the board and Associate Director for the Ron Brown Scholar Program. She is a 1993 and 1997 graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2014-2018
Mr. Joseph K. Funkhouser II of Harrisonburg is president of Funkhouser Real Estate Group. Term: 2008-2012 and 2012-2016.
Mr. Jeffrey E. Grass of Arlington, VA is CEO of buySAFE, Inc. He is a 1992 graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2015-2019.
Mr. Matthew Gray of Richmond, VA is the Virginia State Director of The Humane Society of the United States. He is a 2005 graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2015-2019.
Ms. Lucy Hutchinson of Falls Church, VA is Senior Manager for Executive and Commercial Recruiting of Capital One. She is a 2006 graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2014-2018.
Ms. Maria D. Jankowski of Richmond, VA is Deputy Director of the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission. Term: 2015-2019.
Mr. David A. Rexrode of Stafford, VA is a 2001 graduate of JMU and is a consultant. Term: 2012-2016.
Mr. Edward Rice of Vienna, VA is a consultant. Term: 2014-2018.
Mr. John C. Rothenberger of Great Falls, VA is CEO of Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. He is a 1988 graduate of James Madison University. Term 2015-2016.
Ms. Deborah Tompkins Johnson of Woodbridge, VA is the Manager-Regional State and Local Affairs, Dominion Virginia Power. She is a 1978 graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2015-2019.
Mr. Craig B. Welburn of Manassas is CEO of ECC Enterprises Holding Company LLC. He is a 1996 graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2015-2019.
Mr. Robert J. Smith is the non-voting student member of the board. He is a senior from Chesapeake, VA. Term: 2015-2016.
Mrs. Donna L. Harper of Harrisonburg, Vice President for Access and Enrollment Management, serves as secretary to the board. She has a bachelor's degree (1977) and educational specialist degree (1986) from JMU.
Dr. David McGraw is the speaker of the JMU Faculty Senate and serves as the non-voting faculty representative to the board.