Board of Trustees

The NEOMED Board of Trustees is comprised of 11 members who are appointed by the Governor of the State of Ohio. The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Northeast Ohio Medical University, responsible for maintaining the financial stability and long-term well-being of the university.

Meet the Trustees

  • Robert J. Klonk, Chair
  • Paul R. Bishop, J.D., Vice Chair
  • E. Douglas Beach, Ph.D.
  • Sharlene Ramos Chesnes
  • Joseph R. Halter Jr.
  • Chander M. Kohli, M.D.
  • Richard B. McQueen
  • Phillip L. Trueblood
  • Susan Tave Zelman, Ph.D.


Student Trustees

  • David J. Johnson
  • Jonathan H. Seok

Officers & Committees

Much of the Board’s work is carried out by its five standing committees.

View the officers and committees

Board Office Staff

The Board of Trustees office staff provides support to the board on a day-to-day basis.

Contact the office staff



Thursday, September 12, 2019
12-5 p.m.
Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce
Akron, Ohio

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
12-5 p.m.
Signet Executive Board Room

Minutes & Agendas

JUNE 5, 2019

fEBRUARY 28, 2019

dECEMBER 5, 2018

sEPTEMBER 13, 2018

Past Fiscal Year Minutes & Agendas

June 7, 2018

March 7, 2018

December 7, 2017

September 13, 2017

June 8, 2017

March 1, 2017

December 8, 2016

September 22, 2016



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