Board of Commissioners

2019 Officers


Eugene M. Toombs, Chairman

Timothy Eberlein, Vice Chairman and Treasurer

Joshua Randall, Secretary

City Commissioners

Timothy J. Eberlein, M.D., FACS

Bixby Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Spencer T. & Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor
Director, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

Joshua Randall

President, Kwame Building Group, Inc

Michael Schulz

CFO/Head of Finance, Crop Science, Bayer

Donna Wilkinson

President, The Wilkinson Group
President, Board of Trustees

County Commissioners

Dr. Thomas F. George

Chancellor, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Shelley K. Lavender

President, Boeing Military Aircraft

Frank Thurman

Corporate Vice President Marketing, Enterprise Holdings

Eugene Toombs

Chairman Emeritus, MiTek Industries, Inc.

Honorary Member

Dennis A. Muilenburg

Chairman, President, CEO, The Boeing Company

Board of Trustees

Donna Wilkinson, President (Life Trustee)

The Wilkinson Group, Inc.

Kevin R. Alm

Principal, Client Strategies Group – Solutions, Edward Jones

Bryan L. Bell

Partner, KPMG LLP

Barbara Bridgewater

Community Volunteer

Lynn Britton

President & Chief Executive Officer, Mercy

James H. Buford

Retired President & Chief Executive Officer, Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Mark J. Bulanda

Sr. Vice President, Planning & Development, Emerson

Barry T. Cervantes

President, Camelot Life Coach Company

Dr. Lynn Cornelius

Winifred A. & Emma R. Showman Professor of Dermatology
Chief, Division of Dermatology
Washington University School of Medicine

Jim Curran

Executive Vice President, Electrical Connection

Gerald E. Daniels

Former President & CEO, Engineered Support Systems, The Boeing Company

Susan Elliot

Chairman of the Board, Systems Service Enterprises Inc.

Richard C. D. Fleming

Chairman, Community Development Ventures, Inc.

G. Patrick Galvin

Retired Vice President, Consumer Wireline,
DSL & Wholesale Delivery, AT&T

Harvey A. Harris

Former Managing Partner, The Stolar Partnership

Jerome Harris (Ex-Officio)

Director of Learning and Talent, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mary Lee Hermann (of Counsel)

Community Volunteer

Dr. Martin H. Israel

Professor of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis

Frank Jacobs

Business Manager, IBEW Local 1

Lyda Krewson (Ex-Officio)

Mayor, City of St. Louis

Robert J. Krieger

Retired, Boeing Chief Technology Officer & President, Phantom Works, The Boeing Company

Carol B. Loeb


John F. McDonnell (Life Trustee)

Retired Chairman of the Board, McDonnell Douglas Corporation

RADM Lee J. Metcalf, USN (Ret.)

Vice President, Public Sector Division, Daugherty Business Solutions

Elizabeth E. Niedringhaus

President & Chief Executive Officer, SSE

Traci O’Bryan

President & CEO, Arcturis

Dr. Sam Page (Ex-officio)

County Executive, St. Louis County

Jerry E. Ritter (Life Trustee)

Former Executive Vice President, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

Donn Rubin

President & CEO, BioSTL

Kent Schien

Former CEO, Innoventor

Kathleen R. Sherby

Partner, Bryan Cave LLP

Dr. Donald M. Suggs

President & Publisher, The St. Louis American

Zar Toolan

Managing Director, Head of Advice & Securities
Wells Fargo Advisors

Kenneth L. Wagner

Vice President and Member, Board of Trustees
Academy of Science – St. Louis

Candace D. Webster (Ex-Officio)

Sr. Technology Customer Relationship Manager, Information Technology, Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. David J. Werner

Chancellor Emeritus, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville

Dr. Mark S. Wrighton

Chancellor Emeritus, Washington University in St. Louis