About LAU

Governance and Administration

Board of Trustees

Mr. Philip Stoltzfus– Chairman
Chief Executive Officer of Thayer Brook Partners LLP

Dr. Cherilyn G. Murer – Vice-Chair
President/CEO, CGM Advisory Group, LLC

Mr. Antoine N. Frem – Secretary
Chairman, INDEVCO Management Resources Inc.

Mr. Mike Ahmar
Chairman of the Board of PARTNERS BANK OF CALIFORNIA

Mr. Thomas Abraham
CEO of Cedar Rock Entertainment

Dr. Johnny B. Awwad
Associate Professor of New Testament, Near East School of Theology

Mr. George Doumet
Chairman and President of Federal White Cement Ltd.

Mr. Raymond Debbane
President and CEO of The Invus Group, LLC

Mrs. Eva Kotite Farha
LAU Alumna

Ambassador Edward M. Gabriel, Ret.
President and CEO, The Gabriel Company, LLC

Dr. Robert D. Harrington
Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
Medical Director, Madison Clinic

Sheikh Walid Katibah
Engineer

Rev. Rebecca Kirkpatrick
Associate Pastor for Adult Education and Mission

Mrs. May Makhzoumi
President of Makhzoumi Foundation  

Mrs. Darla Moore
Businesswoman

Dr. Francois Nader, MD, MBA
Chairman, Acceleron Pharma and Managing Director, Jesra Advisors

Mrs. Mona Nehmé
Founder & President, Friends of Eucharist
President, International Francophone Trade Lebanese Antenna

Mr. Clay Pell
Attorney and former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for International and Foreign Language Education

Mr. Ghassan M. Saab
CEO, Sorensen Gross Construction Services

Sheikha Intisar Salem Al Ali Al Sabah
Co-Founder and CEO, LULUA Group

Dr. H. John Shammas, M.D.
Medical Director, Shammas Eye Medical Center & M/S Surgery Center

Mr. Nicolas A. Tamari
CEO, Sucafina SA

Dr. Ed D. Villani
Independent Financial Services Professional

Mr. Robert Worley
Director, Language Resource and Writing Center, McCormick Theological Seminary

Ex-Officio Members

Rev. Elmarie Parker
PCUSA Regional Liaison in Lebanon – Syria

Rev. Joseph Kassab
General Secretary, National Evangelical SYNOD of Syria and Lebanon – NESSL

Dr. John El Khoury
Chair of the Faculty Senate

Dr. Michel E. Mawad
President of the Lebanese American University