Presidential Search Committee

Committee Members

  • Search Committee Chair: Michael E. Griffin, USF Board of Trustees, Sr. Vice President, Savills
  • Search Committee Vice Chair: Melissa Seixas, USF Board of Trustees, State President –Duke Energy Florida
  • Tammy Allen, Ph.D., USF Distinguished University Professor, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Derrick Brooks, Board Member, EVP Corporate & Community Development, Vinik Sports Group, Motivational Speaker, NFL Hall of Famer, Board Member, Kforce, Inc., President and Founder, Derrick Brooks Charities
  • Lisa Carlton, USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Advisory Board, former State Senator and Representative to the Florida House of Representatives
  • Braulio Colón, Vice President, Florida Student Success Initiatives, Helios Education Foundation
  • John Couris, President and CEO, Tampa General Hospital
  • Julia Cunningham, USF Board of Trustees, USF Student Government President
  • Oscar J. Horton, USF Board of Trustees, President and CEO of Sun State International
  • Patrick Hwu, MD, President and CEO, Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Ken Jones, Founder and CEO of TL Capital and Third Lake Partners, SUS BOG
  • Mark T. Mondello, CEO, Jabil Inc.
  • Sylvia Wilson Thomas, Ph.D., USF Professor, Electrical Engineering, Fellow –American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, Senior Member, National Academy of Inventors
  • Debbie Nye Sembler, USF St. Petersburg Campus Advisory Board, past member USF Board of Trustees
  • Jose E. Valiente, Chair, USF Foundation Board of Directors, (retired) Partner at Clifton, Larson, Allen, LLP