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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is composed of 15 voting members. The president of the university is an ex officio, nonvoting member. Two faculty and one student are elected by the University Senate as nonvoting representatives. Of the 15 voting members, eight are appointed by the governor of the state with confirmation by the New Jersey State Senate and seven are elected by and from the Board of Trustees.

Board of Governors Membership Listing

2024–2025

Amy L. Towers, Chair
Tilak Lal, Vice Chair

Mark A. Angelson
Hollis A. Copeland
Mary I. DiMartino
James F. Dougherty
Jonathan Holloway, ex officio
Mark E. Manigan
Jose A. Piazza
Harvey M. Schwartz
Gary B. Taffet
Mohammad A. Zubair

Lucille L. Foster, Senate Representative
Heather N. Pierce, Senate Representative
Safanya N. Searcy, Senate Representative

Officers of the Board

J. Michael Gower, Treasurer
Kimberlee M. Pastva, Secretary
Patrick L. Melillo, Associate Secretary

BOARD MEMBERSHIP IS EFFECTIVE JULY 1 THROUGH JUNE 30