Board of Trustees

The corporate and legal powers for the operation of Mount Mercy University are the responsibility of a volunteer, self-perpetuating Board of Trustees, with a maximum membership of 37 members, three of whom are to be Sisters of Mercy. 

Brandt A. WorleyBrandt A. Worley
Chair of the Board of Trustees 
President, Worley Warehousing, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

Barbara A. BarhamandBarbara A. Barhamand, RN, AOCN, '77
Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Practice Manager, Hematology Oncology Consultants, Ltd.
Naperville, Illinois

Sister Mary Lou PodzimekSr. Mary Lou Podzimek, RSM, '66
Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community
Chaplain, Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Sr. Margaret WeigelSr. Margaret Weigel, '66
Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Sisters of Mercy, West Midwest Community
Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Charles A. RhodeCharles A. Rohde
Immediate Past Chair
President, King's Material, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Martin L. AndreasMartin L. Andreas
Retired Senior Vice President, Archer Daniels Midland Company
Solon, Iowa

Thomas C. BarbeeThomas C. Barbee
President, Restaurant Profit Systems, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Dawn M. Bazarko
Senior Vice President for Nursing Advancement, UnitedHealth Group
Minnetonka, Minnesota

F. James Bradley F. James Bradley
Attorney, Bradley and Riley, P.C.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Michele M. BusseMichele M. Busse
Legal Counsel, Rockwell Collins
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Terri A. ChristoffersenTerri A. Christoffersen
Community Volunteer
Toddville, Iowa

Loren L. CoppockLoren L. Coppock, CPCU, CLU
Managing Director, TrueNorth Companies, L.C.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Patrick FalconioPatrick E. Falconio
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, AEGON USA, Inc.
Savannah, GA

Magda M. GolobicMagda M. Golobic
Director of Corporate Giving and Relations, GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cammie C. Greif, '88Cammie C. Greif, '88
Founding Vice President, 2nd Story Software, Inc.
Monticello, Iowa

Delores HannonSr. Delores M. Hannon
President, Mercy High School
Omaha, Nebraska

Ronald J. Herold
Business Owner
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

Nancy KasparekNancy L. Kasparek
President, Cedar Rapids Market, US Bank
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Robert F. KazimourRobert F. Kazimour
Retired President, RFK Transportation, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Richard KettelkampDr. Richard T. Kettelkamp
Cardiologists, L.C.
Cedar Rapids, IA

Bruce KingBruce M. King
Senior Vice President, Operations, Rockwell Collins
Cedar Rapids, IA

Barbara A. Knapp

Barbara A. Knapp
Retired Chair and Chief Executive Officer, SCI Financial Group
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

C. John LingeC. John Linge
President, Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery Association
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Scott B. LynchScott B. Lynch, '85
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Lakeville, Minnesota

Jane MeyerJane C. Meyer, Ph.D., '82
Senior Associate Director of Athletics, The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

James NikrantJames M. Nikrant
Retired President, Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

H. Thomas ReedH. Thomas Reed
Retired President and General Manager, Penford Products Company
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

John M. RindernechtJohn M. Rinderknecht
President, Ram Development Company
Denver, Colorado

Dyan Smith Dyan C. Smith
Community Volunteer
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Margee M. StamperMargee M. Stamper, '77
Director of Alumni Relations, Franklin College
Greenwood, Indiana

Sr. Kathy R. ThorntonSr. Kathy R. Thornton, D.Min., '66
Sisters of Mercy, West Midwest Community Leadership Team Member
Omaha, Nebraska
Minnetonka, Minnesota