Creighton Welcomes New Board Members, Honors Trustees Emeriti

Creighton Welcomes New Board Members, Honors Trustees Emeriti

During its spring meeting, the Creighton University Board of Trustees elected six new Board members and recognized three trustees emeriti.

The new trustees are:

  • Sharon Harper, BA’69, president, CEO and chairman of The Plaza Companies in Phoenix.
  • Wende Kotouc, executive co-chair of American National Bank in Omaha.
  • Darrell Lee, MD’81, president of Hawaii Gastroenterology Specialists and co-founder and board member of Pacific Endoscopy Center.
  • Janis Orlowski, MD, chief health care officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, D.C.
  • Robert Reed Jr., president and CEO of Physicians Mutual Insurance Company in Omaha.
  • Ann Schumacher, president and CEO of CHI Health Immanuel in Omaha.

Creighton’s trustees emeriti, departing members who are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Board, are:

  • Mary E. Walton Conti, BS’66, MD’70, a radiation oncologist and entrepreneur from St. Louis, served on the Board since 1998.
  • Ronald Gartlan, BSBA’69, president and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza in Omaha, served on the Board since 1995.
  • John (Jack) Koraleski, retired executive chairman of the board of directors for Union Pacific Corporation in Omaha, served on the Board since 2014.
  • Deborah Macdonald, BA’72, JD’80, retired president of Kinder Morgan Natural Gas Pipeline Group, served on the Board since 2007.