James Madison University
Board of Visitors 2013-2014
Mr. Joseph K. Funkhouser, II (Rector), Harrisonburg, VA
Mrs. Lois J. Forbes (Vice Rector), Harrisonburg, VA
Mrs. Susan Allen, Alexandria, VA
Mr. Kenneth Bartee, Oak Hill, VA
Mr. Michael B. Battle, Clarksville, MD
Mr. Pablo Cuevas, Broadway, VA
Mr. Ronald C. Devine, Burke, VA
Mr. Barry E. DuVal, Williamsburg, VA
Mrs. Carly Fiorina, Lorton, VA
Mrs. Leslie F. Gilliam, Keswick, VA
Mr. Donald J. Rainey, Great Falls, VA
Mr. David A. Rexrode, Stafford, VA
Mr. Steve Smith, Abingdon, VA
Mr. Michael M. Thomas, Reston, VA
Mr. Fred D. Thompson, Jr, Ashburn, VA
Mr. Jacob D. Mosser (student member), Woodbridge, VA
Mrs. Donna L. Harper (Secretary), JMU/Harrisonburg, VA
Key Officials at JMU 2013-2014
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
Mr. 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, Interim Dean, College of Health and Behavioral Studies
Dr. Robert Kolvoord, Interim Dean, College of Integrated Science and Engineering
Mr. Ralph Alberico, 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. Reid Linn, Dean, The Graduate School
Mr. Jeffrey T. Bourne, Athletics Director
Dr. David K. McGraw, Speaker, Faculty Senate/Faculty Rep. to Board of Visitors
2013-2014 James Madison University Board of Visitors
Mr. Joseph K. Funkhouser II of Harrisonburg is rector of the board and is president of Funkhouser Real Estate Group. Term: 2008-2012 and 2012-2016.
Mrs. Lois Forbes of Harrisonburg is vice-rector and a 1964 graduate of JMU. She is owner and director of multiple real estate development companies with holdings in Virginia and Tennessee. Term: 2010-2014.
Mrs. Susan Allen of Alexandria, VA is former First Lady of Virginia. Term: 2010-2014.
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.
Mr. Kenneth Bartee of Oak Hill, VA is President of Decisive LLC. He has his MBA from the University of Colorado-Denver and is a 1983 graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2010-2014.
Mr. Pablo Cueves of Broadway, VA serves on the Rockingham County Board of Supervisors. Term 2011-2015.
Mr. Ronald C. Devine of Burke, a 1978 graduate of JMU is president of A&R Foods, Inc. which owns and operates Burger Kings and other restaurants. He is also an owner/partner in Springfield Company, a real estate and commercial property commercial lending business. Term: 2010-2014.
Mr. Barry E. DuVal of Williamsburg, VA is President and CEO for the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. He is a 1981 graduate of James Madison University. Term 2011-2015.
Mrs. Carly Fiorina of Lorton, VA is Chairman of Carly Fiorina Enterprises and Former Chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Term: 2012-2016.
Mrs. Leslie F. Gilliam of Keswick, VA is the Vice President for Cumberland Development. She is a 1982 graduate of James Madison University. Term 2011-2015.
Mr. Donald J. Rainey of Great Falls, VA is a 1982 graduate of James Madison University and is a general partner of Grotech Ventures. Term 2011-2015.
Mr. David A. Rexrode of Stafford, VA is a 2001 graduate of JMU and Executive Director of the Republican Party of Virginia. Term: 2012-2016.
Mr. Steve Smith of Abingdon, a 1979 graduate of JMU, is President and Chief Executive Officer of K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. Term: 2010-2014.
Mr. Michael M. Thomas of Reston, VA is Senior Vice-President of Booz Allen Hamilton. He is a 1976 and 1977 (MBA) graduate of James Madison University. Term: 2012-2016.
Mr. Fred Thompson of Ashburn, VA is Chief Administrative Officer of Thompson Hospitality in Herndon, VA. Term: 2011-2015.
Mr. Jacob Mosser is the non-voting student member of the board. He is a senior from Woodbridge, VA Term: 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.
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.