Academics and Campus Environment Committee
Focuses on Academic Affairs, USF Health, Student Success, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Trustees: Oscar Horton, Chair; Jenifer Jasinski Schneider, Lauran Monbarren, Nithin Palyam,
Fredrick Piccolo, Melissa Seixas
USF Foundation Board Liaison: Debbie Sembler
University Leadership Liaison: Prasant Mohapatra
Liaisons: Dr. Terry Chisolm, Tanya Vomacka
Staff Liaison: Jonna DeSantis
AUDIT & COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE
Internal audit function, work plan and charter, and compliance effectiveness.
Trustees: Sandra Callahan, Chair; Oscar Horton, Lauran Monbarren
University Leadership Liaisons: Virginia Kalil, Caroline Fultz-Carver
Staff Liaison: Kiara Gayle
Focuses on financial affairs including operating and capital budgets, legislative budget requests, investment policies, fees, advocacy before state and local governments, and facilities planning and construction.
Trustees: Michael Griffin, Chair; Michael Carrere, Rogan Donelly, Shilen Patel, Melissa Seixas,
USF Foundation Board Liaison: Ray "Chip" Newton III
University Leadership Liaisons: Rich Sobieray, Jennifer Condon
Staff Liaison: Gina Lombardi
Sets the strategic direction of board, presidential contract/annual evaluation, board operations, board relations with Governor, Board of Governors, legislators, legislative strategy, service area community leadership, board recruitment, and campus advisory board oversight.
Trustees: Will Weatherford, Chair; Michael Griffin, Vice Chair; Sandra Callahan, Michael Carrere,
University Leadership Liaison: Kiara Gayle
Staff Liaison: Tammy Brown
Strategic Initiatives Committee
Identifies strategic initiatives in higher education, research & healthcare on a national and international level, long-term university strategy, strategic initiatives to enhance economic development and job creation for our region and state, legislative strategies, partnerships (healthcare, research, community engagement), clinical strategies to enhance activities and efficiencies.
Trustees: Michael Carrere, Chair; Rogan Donelly, Shilen Patel, Fredrick Piccolo
University Leadership Liaison: Paige Geers
Staff Liaison for the Strategic Initiatives Committee: Travis Miller
Note: Board of Trustees Chair Will Weatherford is ex-officio to all committees.