Meet the Board of Directors

The members of our Board of Directors inspire the KSU Foundation to new heights.

These experienced leaders — all experts in their fields — guide strategic planning, fundraising initiatives, policy setting, financial management and more.

Members lead and serve on several standing committees.


Board of Directors- sue barsamian

Sue Barsamian

Menlo Park, California

B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1981

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - jp bilbrey

J.P. Bilbrey

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

B.S., Psychology, 1978

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - leanne guyette caret

Leanne Guyette Caret

McLean, Virginia

B.S., Accounting, 1988

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - ray dempsey

Ray Dempsey

Vienna, Virginia

B.S., Industrial Engineering, 1990

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - dave everitt

Dave Everitt

Marco Island, Florida

B.S., Industrial Engineering, 1975

Kansas State University

Candy Hart Duncan

Candace Hart Duncan

Bethesda, Maryland

Chair, K-State Alumni Association Board of Directors

B.A., Accounting, 1975

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - gabe hernandez

Gabriel Hernandez

Overland Park, Kansas

B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1995

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - damon hininger

Damon Hininger

Brentwood, Tennessee

B.S., Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, 1991

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - jim johnson

Jim Johnson

Colorado Springs, Colorado

B.S., Construction Science, 1984

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - charlene lake

Charlene Lake

Dallas, Texas

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

B.S., Journalism and Mass Communications, 1983

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - kelly lechtenberg

Kelly Lechtenberg

Oakland, Nebraska

DVM, Veterinary Medicine, 1987, Ph.D., Animal Science, 1988

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - sabrina schriner

Sabrina Schriner

Sammamish, Washington

B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1992

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - tim taylor

Tim Taylor

The Woodlands, Texas

B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1975

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - steve theede

Steven Theede

Houston, Texas

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1974

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - mary vanier

Mary Vanier

Manhattan, Kansas

Chair, Board of Directors

B.S., Hotel and Restaurant Management, 1989

Kansas State University


Ex officio members

Board of Directors - richard linton

Dr. Richard H. Linton

President

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - charles taber

Charles S. Taber

Provost and Executive Vice President

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - amy button renz

Amy Button Renz

President and CEO

K-State Alumni Association

B.S., Political Science, 1976; MPA, 1986

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - gene taylor

Gene Taylor

Athletics Director

Kansas State University

Board of Directors - greg willems

Greg Willems

President and CEO

KSU Foundation

Board of Directors - carl ice

Carl Ice, Westlake, Texas

Chair, Board of Trustees

B.S., Industrial Engineering, 1979 Kansas State University