Ms. Maribeth D. Herod (Rector), Herndon, VA

Ms. Lara P. Major (Vice Rector), Purcellville, VA

Mr. Michael B. Battle, Clarksville, MD

Ms. Vanessa M. Evans-Grevious, Charlottesville, VA

Mr. Frank T. Gadams, Norfolk, VA

Mr. Jeffrey E. Grass, Arlington, VA

Mr. Matthew A. Gray-Keeling, Richmond, VA

Ms. Lucy Hutchinson, New York, NY

Ms. Maria D. Jankowski, Richmond, VA

Ms. Deborah T. Johnson, Woodbridge, VA

Ms. Maggie A. Ragon, Staunton, VA

Mr. John C. Rothenberger, Great Falls, VA

Mr. Michael M. Thomas, Reston, VA

Ms. Kathy J. Warden, Great Falls, VA

Mr. Craig B. Welburn, Manassas, VA

Ms. Desiree Edemba, Student Representative to the Board, Virginia Beach, VA

Ms. Donna L. Harper, Secretary to the Board, JMU/Harrisonburg, VA

Key Officials at JMU 2018-2019

Central Administration

Mr. Jonathan R. Alger, President

Dr. Heather J. Coltman, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ms. 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. Timothy M. Miller, Vice President for Student Affairs 

College Deans

Dr. Dr. Robert Aguirre, Dean, College of Arts and Letters

Dr. Cynthia M. Bauerle, Dean, College of Science and Mathematics

Dr. Mike Busing, Interim Dean, College of Business

Dr. Robert Kolvoord, Dean, College of Integrated Science and Engineering

Dr. Sharon Lovell, Dean, College of Health and Behavioral Studies

Dr. George E. Sparks, Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Dr. Phillip M. Wishon, Dean, College of Education

Dr. Linda Cabe Halpern, Dean, University Studies

Dr. Jie Chen, Dean, The Graduate School

Dr. Brad Newcomer, Dean, Honors College

Dr. Marilou Johnson, Libraries and Educational Technologies

Others

Mr. Jeffrey T. Bourne, Athletics Director

Dr. Mark Piper, Speaker, Faculty Senate/Faculty Rep. to Board of Visitors

2018-2019 James Madison University Board of Visitors

Ms. Maribeth D. Herod of Herndon is Rector of the Board of Visitors and is Senior Vice President of Bank of America.  She is a 1982 graduate of James Madison University. Term:  2016-2020.

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 and 2016-2020.

Ms. Vanessa M. Evans-Grevious of Charlottesville, VA is Vice President for the Ron Brown Scholar Program.  She is a 1993 and 1997 (M.ED) graduate of James Madison University.  Term:  2014-2018 and 2018-2022.

Mr. Frank Gadams of Norfolk, VA is owner of Marathon Development Group.  He is a 1993 graduate of James Madison University.  Term 2018-2022.

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-Keeling 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 New York, NY is Chief of Staff to the President of Capital One. She is a 2006 graduate of James Madison University.  Term:  2014-2018 and 2018-2022.

Ms. Maria D. Jankowski of Richmond, VA is Deputy Director of the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission.  Term:  2015-2019.

Ms. Deborah T. Johnson of Woodbridge, VA is the Regional Policy Director, Dominion Resources.  She is a 1978 graduate of James Madison University. Term:  2015-2019.

Ms. Lara P. Major of Purcellville, VA is the Vice Rector and is an Educational Consultant.  She is a 1992 graduate of James Madison University.  Term: 2016-2020.

Ms. Maggie Ragon of Staunton, VA is Commissioner of the Revenue.  She is a 1982 graduate of James Madison University.  Term:  2018-2022.

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 and 2016-2020.

Mr. Michael M. Thomas of Reston, VA is retired as Senior Vice-President of Booz Allen Hamilton.  He is a 1976 and 1977 ( MBA) graduate of James Madison University.  Term:  2012-2016 and 2016-2020.

Ms. Kathy J. Warden of Great Falls, VA is President and COO of Northrop Grumman Corporation.  She is a 1992 graduate of James Madison University.  Term:  2018-2022.

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.

Ms. Desiree Edemba is the non-voting Student Representative to the Board.  She is a junior from Virginia Beach, VA.  Term:  2018-2019.

Ms. Donna L. Harper of Harrisonburg, Vice President for Access and Enrollment Management, serves as secretary to the board.  She is a graduate of JMU (1977) and educational specialist (1986).

Dr. Mark Piper is the speaker of the JMU Faculty Senate and serves as the non-voting faculty representative to the board.

 

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