About LAU

Governance and Administration

Board of Trustees

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

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

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

Mr. Thomas Abraham
CEO of Cedar Rock Entertainment

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

Mrs. Sallama Bu Haydar Al Sayegh
Trustee of the American Community School of Abu Dhabi
President of Alfanar Lebanon Board
Board Member of the Children’s Cancer Center – Lebanon

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

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

Mr. Nijad Fares
Chairman of Wedge Equities Incorporated
Member of the Board of Directors of the Wedge Group

Mrs. Eva Kotite Farha
LAU Alumna

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

Sheikh Walid Katibah
Engineer

Dr. Moise Khayrallah
Entrepreneur and investor in pharmaceutical drug development biotechnology

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

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. Peter Tanous
Chairman of Lynx Investment Advisory

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. Michel E. Mawad
President of the Lebanese American University

Dr. Mirvat El Sibai
Chair of the Faculty Senate