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 - 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

Chuck Warta

Chuck Warta

Victoria, Minnesota

B.S., Agricultural Economics, 1991

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