Strategic Planning Committee

Name Title
Ethriam Brammer Associate Director, Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
Monica Brockmeyer Associate Provost for Student Success
Joseph Dunbar Professor and Associate Vice President for Research
Ahmad Ezzeddine Associate Vice President for Educational Outreach and International Programs, Senior Associate to the President for Strategic Planning and Special Initiatives
Farshad Fotouhi Dean, College of Engineering
Stephen Lanier* Vice President for Research
Patrick Lindsey Vice President of Government and Community Affairs
Rick Nork*1 Vice President, Finance and Business Operations, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer
Wayne Raskind Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Louis Romano Professor and President of the Academic Senate
Daren Hubbard Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President, Computing and Information Technology
John Schiavone Senior Director of Strategy and Innovation, School of Medicine
Naomi Shangle Student, President of the Student Senate
Shijie Sheng Professor, School of Medicine
Leslie Smith President and CEO, TechTown Detroit
David Strauss Dean of Students
Cheryl Waites Dean, School of Social Work
Margaret E. Winters* Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Michael Wright* Vice President for Marketing and Communications and Chief of Staff
Lisa Shrader Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President

* Co-chairs

Board of Governors

Name Position
Gary S. Pollard Chair
Paul E. Massaron Vice Chair
Diane L. Dunaskiss Member
Marilyn Kelly Member
David A. Nicholson Member
Sandra Hughes O'Brien Member
Dana Thompson Member
Kim Trent Member
M. Roy Wilson ex officio

1 Mr. Nork retired in spring 2015. William Decatur has succeeded Mr. Nork as vice president, finance and business operations, treasurer, and chief financial officer and as a co-chair of the Strategic Planning Committee.

The Barthwell Group

The Barthwell Group is the Detroit-based strategic management consultant for Wayne State University's Strategic Planning Process. A Certified Women-Owned MBE, The Barthwell Group has advised higher education institutions, Fortune 500corporations, and the military throughout the United States.