UToledo President — Dr. Gregory Postel

President's Advisory Council

The University of Toledo President's Advisory Council is composed of invited University thought leaders who serve on the Council to advise the president. The council meets the first Thursday of each month.


Dr. Gregory Postel, President

Kelly Andrews, Senior Associate Athletics Director, SWA

Heidi Appel, Dean, Jesup Scott Honors College

Anne Balasz, Dean, College of Business Innovation

D. Benjamin Barros, Dean, College of Law

Denise Bartel, Associate Vice Provost for Student Success

Terry Bigioni, Faculty Senate President

Karen Bjorkman,  Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Frank J. Calzonetti, Vice President for Research

Beau Case, Dean, University Libraries

Christopher J. Cooper, Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs; Dean, College of Medicine and Life Sciences; Vice Provost for Educational Health Affairs

Meghan Cunningham, Executive Director of University Communications

Katie DeBenedictis, Director of Senior Administrative Operations; Secretary to the Board of Trustees 

Michael Dennis, Associate Vice President of Finance and Treasurer

John Elliott, Senior Associate Vice President; Chief Human Resources Officer

Michael Ellis – Chief Medical Officer, UTMC

Julie Fischer-Kinney, Assistant Provost for Student Success and Retention

Charlene Gilbert, Dean, College of Arts and Letters

David Giovannucci, Graduate Council President

Ellen Grachek, Senior Director Faculty Labor Relations

Brenda Grant – Associate Vice Provost for Academic Finance

Monica Holiday-Goodman, Interim Dean, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Troy Holmes, Chief Financial Officer, UTMC

Doug Huffner, Associate Vice President for Risk Management

Melissa Hurst, Executive Director for Talent Strategy and Development

Ali Imami, Graduate Student Government President

Charles Jake – Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Adrienne King, Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Kurt Kless – Chief Nursing Officer, UTMC

Barbara Kopp Miller, Dean, University College

Brenda Lee, UT Foundation, President

Linda Lewandowski, Vice Provost for Health Affairs for Interprofessional and Community Partnerships; Dean, College of Nursing

William McCreary, Vice President; CIO

Dave Meredith – Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management

Mark Merrick, Dean, College of Health and Human Services

Diane Miller, Chief of Staff and Associate Vice President of Government Relations

Jeffrey C. Newton, Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police

Dave Nottke, Deputy Director of Athletics

Mike O'Brien, Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Angela Paprocki, Chief of Staff for Academic Operations 

Billy Pierce, Director of Alumni Relations

Bryan Pyles, Senior Associate Dean of Finance/Strategic Planning, Health Science Campus

Gina Roberts, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management

Terence Romer, Associate Vice President of Business Insights

Connie Schall, Associate Vice President for Research

Matt Schroeder, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration; CFO

Mark Seigar, Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Valerie Simmons Walston, Interim Vice President of Student Affairs

LaFleur Small, Vice Provost for Academic Administration and Faculty Affairs

Russel Smith – Chief Pharmacy Officer, UTMC

Stephen J. Snider, Associate Vice President of TechTran/Assoc General Counsel

Sammy Spann, Interim Senior Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Chris Stesney-Ridenour – Chief Operating Officer, UTMC

Rick Swaine, Chief Financial Officer, UTMC

Sabrina Taylor, Interim Assistant Vice President of Budget and Planning

Amy Thompson, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs; Acting Dean for College of Graduate Studies

Michael Toole, Dean, College of Engineering

Jason J. Toth, Senior Associate Vice President for Administration

Anna Walker, Student Government President

Raymond Witte, Dean, College of Education

Cheryl Zwyer, Associate Vice President for Development

Last Updated: 1/12/22