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Office of the President

Past Board Chairs

  • 1872-76 — J. M. Randolph
  • 1876-85 — George H. Maish
  • 1885-86 — J. E. Tressler
  • 1886-87 — John A. Spielman
  • 1888-99 — Rev. E. Brown
  • 1900-02 — Rev. H. M. Bannen
  • 1902-10 — Rev. William H. Blancken
  • 1910-16 — Rev. Ezra Keller
  • 1916-17 — Henry Denhart
  • 1917-26 — Charles H. Boyer
  • 1926-28 — Rev. A. B. Leamer
  • 1928-41 — Rev. I. W. Bingaman
  • 1941-43 — W. Carl Satre
  • 1943-53 — O. A. Hanke
  • 1953-61 — Rolf E. Dokmo
  • 1961-73 — Edward W. Larsen
  • 1973-78 — Richard A. Powell
  • 1978-92 — Dexter Black
  • 1992-97 — Donna Wolf Steigerwald
  • 1997-2011 — Edward A. Smeds
  • 2011-2013 — Debra S. Waller
  • 2013-2014 — H. Jeffrey Hamar
  • 2014-present — The Honorable David A. Straz, Jr.

* Until the 1950s, the head of the board was referred to as the president.

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