Carnegie Mellon University

Voting Trustees

The business, property and affairs of the Corporation are managed by or under the direction of a Board of Trustees of the Corporation. The Board of Trustees shall consist of a minimum of 40 voting members, including ex-officio members, with the number of voting trustees to be determined from time to time by the trustees. Voting trustees members are divided into five classes; one class of trustees is elected each year at the annual meeting to succeed those whose terms expire in that year and to serve for a term of five years.

The term of each trustee typically commences on July 1 following his or her election. A trustee’s term expires on June 30 in the year in which his or her term is concluded, or June 30 following his or her 75th birthday, whichever occurs first. Upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Governance Committee, the Board of Trustees may grant the status of Emeritus/a Trustee to those members who have made distinguished contributions to the University and who have attained at least age 60 or a maximum of age 75.

2022-23 Voting Trustees

Joel Adams*, general partner, Adams Capital Management, Inc.
Lane M. Bess*, principal and founder, Bess Ventures and Advisory
Ronald Bianchini, Jr.*, distinguished engineer, Microsoft Corporation
Keith Block*, founder & CEO, Smith Point Capital
Darryl Britt*, founder, Apprio, Inc.
Frank Brunckhorst*, Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc.
David Coulter*, special limited partner, Warburg Pincus LLC
Nathalie Cowan, founder, Abergel Homes
Russell Crockett*, managing partner & CEO, Aztlán Chemical; principal and owner, RTC Energy LLC
Jeanne Cunicelli*, executive vice president, UPMC Enterprises
Shrinivas V. Dempo*, chairman and managing director, Dempo Group of Companies
Francisco D'Souza*, co-founder and managing partner, Recognize
Neil Donahue(ex officio), chair, Faculty Senate
Howard Ellin*, partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom
Brit McCandless Farmer(ex officio), president, Carnegie Mellon Alumni Association
Edward H. Frank*, co-founder and chief executive officer, Brilliant Lime, Inc.
Yoshiaki Fujimori*, chairman, Oracle Corporation Japan
Ed Gainey (ex officio), mayor, City of Pittsburgh
Eric Giler*, chairman, Endeveo, Inc.
Ajei Gopal, president and chief executive officer, ANSYS, Inc.
Edward Grefenstette*, president and chief investment officer, The Dietrich Foundation
Torrence M. Hunt, Jr., The Elmhurst Group and the Roy A. Hunt Foundation
Farnam Jahanian (ex officio), president, Carnegie Mellon University
Larry Jennings, Jr.*, senior managing director, ValStone Partners, LLC
Tod S. Johnson*, executive chairman, The NPD Group, Inc
Theresa Kail-Smith (ex officio), president, Pittsburgh City Council
Raymond J. Lane, managing partner, GreatPoint Ventures
Bruce McWilliams*
Anne M. Molloy, executive director, Posner Fine Arts Foundation
David Porges, chairman, Equitrans Midstream Corporation
Sam Reiman, director, Richard King Mellon Foundation
James E. Rohr, retired chairman and chief executive officer, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
J. Lea Hillman Simonds, chair, Hillman Family Foundations
Manoj Singh*, retired chief operating officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
Luke Skurman*, chief executive officer, Niche
Lip-Bu Tan, chairman, Walden International
David Tepper*, president and founder, Appaloosa Management LP
Thomas Tull, chairman and chief executive officer, Tulco
Tamara Tunie*, actor, director and producer

Paula Kauffman Wagner*, producer/owner, Chestnut Ridge Productions
John Watts(ex officio), president, Andrew Carnegie Society

* Alumnus/a

Please note that the above list is for informational purposes only. Mailings to members of the Board of Trustees will not be forwarded nor will members' personal contact information be disclosed.