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 Companies, 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
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 Technology Support
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Thomas C. BarbeeThomas C. Barbee

President, Restaurant Profit Systems, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Ken S. Brown Ken S. Brown
CEO, Modern Companies, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

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

Jeff CannonJeffrey J. Cannon '82
President and CEO, Diamond V
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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

Loren L. CoppockLoren L. Coppock, CPCU, CLU
Chair of the Board, TrueNorth Companies, L.C.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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

Laurie M. Hamen
President, Mount Mercy University
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Delores HannonSr. Delores M. Hannon, RSM, '73
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, '93
Cardiologists, L.C.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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

Barbara A. Knapp

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

Jane MeyerDr. Jane C. Meyer, '82
Former Administrator
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

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

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

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

Mike J. Wehr, '03Mike J. Wehr, '03
COO, Raining Rose, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

Dr. Ruth E. White
Consultant, Transwebglobal
Independent Consultant,
Educational Diversity and Cultural Competence
Cedar Rapids, Iowa



Emeriti Trustees

William A. Bloomhall II ('92, '01)
James Bradley
Lavern T. Busse ('90, '01)
Sr. James Marie Donahue ('51, '59) ('87, '95)
Josefina L. Durin ('82, '94)
Carleen M. Grandon ('72) ('75, '93)
Camela C. Greif ('88) ('08, '16)
Donald P. Hattery ('83, '02)
James L. Justice ('80) ('90, '01)
C. John Linge ('97, '14)
JoAnn F. Meyer ('79, '97)
Sr. Susan O'Connor ('72) ('87, '03)
Judy S. O'Donnell ('72, '96)
Theresa J. Robinson ('67) ('92, '06)
Emmett J. Scherrman ('77, '12)
Margee M. Stamper ('77) ('08, '16)
Thomas J. Tauke ('81, '97)
Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Ph.D. ('02, '14)