Robert Touchton, Chair
Wilmington College adjunct professor, teaching Business Law. Retired Administrative Law Judge in
the Office of Hearings and Appeals for the Social Security Administration in Cincinnati, OH, having
served from 1994-2004. Previous professional experiences were in the fields of law and business.
Took leave of absence from Board to serve Wilmington College as Vice President for College Advancement
August, 2007-February, 2009. Community activities have included serving as a youth sports coach and
various leadership roles (council president, elder, and chair of a capital campaign) in the Ascension Lutheran
Church. 1965 Wilmington College graduate. Active in alumni activities, serving as chair of the Alumni Fund
(1992-95) and member of the Alumni Council (president in 2004-05). B.A. from Wilmington College, MBA
degree from the University of Michigan and a J.D. degree from the University of Arizona College of Law.
Sandra W. Neville, Vice Chair
Quaker. Former Clerk, Wilmington Friends Meeting. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner,
Wilmington Medical Associates, Wilmington, Ohio. Former nursing faculty at Miami University, Ohio. B.S.N.,
Capital University; M.S., Wright State University.
Douglass W. McDonald, Treasurer
President and CEO, Cincinnati Museum Center & CEO of the National Underground Railroad Freedom
Center. Member of many professional associations and serves on the Finance & Resources Committee
of the International Council of Museums headquartered in Paris, France; and has served on the boards
of American Association of Museums, U.S. Committee of the International Council of Museums; the
American Association of Museums Ethics Committee on Cultural Property, and the Association for
Midwest Museums. In the community, he currently serves as a board member for Greater Cincinnati
Convention and Visitors Bureau, Leadership Cincinnati USA, and CET Public Television Community Service
Council. He has also served as a board member of the Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education and
Honorary Co-Chair of the 94th annual convention for American Association for the Study of African
American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH). Graduate of William Penn College; graduate studies in counseling,
church history and theology from Christian Theological Seminary. Member and recorded minister, Society
of Friends (Quaker).
William P. Shaw, Secretary
Founder and President of Crosscurrents International Institute, a non-profit organization based in Ohio and
serving a national and international constituency. Chair of the Board, Dayton International Peace Museum.
Formerly associated with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation. Served on Olney Friends School Board of
Directors. Major interests related to global issues and agriculture. Lives on family farm. BS and MA degrees
in ecology from Bowling Green University, Ph.D. from Miami University (Ohio) in higher education
administration. Presently serves as Chair of the Board of the Dayton International Peace Museum, the only
museum of its type in USA.
Guy David Hawley, Assistant Secretary
Former Minister, Indian Hill Episcopal Presbyterian Church, 2003-2012. Former Minister of the
Wilmington Presbyterian Church, 1978-2003. Academic appointments have included teaching at
United Theological Seminary, University of Dayton, and Chatfield College. Currently serves on
several boards, including the Metropolitan Area Religious Coalition of Cincinnati, National Bank
and Trust, and the Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services Foundation. B.A. degree from Defiance
College and master’s and doctoral degrees in Theology from Louisville Presbyterian Theological
David A. Harcum, Life Trustee
Wilmington College graduate and first Wilmington College Life Trustee. Retired President, Harcum-
Schuett Agency. Former Superintendent of Greenhills-Forest Park Schools. Founder, Abuse Prevention
Fund. Past President, Decorative Arts Center of Ohio. Board member, Fairfield Medical Center, Fairfield
Medical Center Foundation, and Center for Effective Discipline in Schools.
Robert E. Buerger
Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Former Group Vice President of
The Dayton Power and Light Company (1989-1994) and held other positions with that company from
1969-1989. Served previously on the boards of Wilmington College and Wright State University. B.S. degree
from the University of Cincinnati, a Masters of Humanities degree from Wright State University, and a Juris
Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law. Awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from
Wilmington College in 2005.
Stanley P. Caine
President of Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan from 1989-2005 and Vice President for Academic Affairs
and professor of History at Hanover College from 1977-1989. Served as Interim Vice President for
Academic Affairs at Wilmington College during the 2006-07 academic year and in June, 2009, completed a
year of service as Interim President at North Carolina Wesleyan College. Trustee, Centenary College (New
Jersey). B.A. from Macalester College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from the University of Wisconsin
Anne Marble Caramanico
Founder and retired CEO, A. D. Marble & Company in Conshohocken, PA, an environmental consulting
firm specializing in transportation infrastructure development in the Middle Atlantic States. Quaker.
Trustee of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA and has served as a trustee of Friends School
Haverford in Haverford, PA. B.A. degree from Earlham College and a Masters in Regional Planning from
the University of Pennsylvania. Awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Wilmington
College in 2011.
Robert E. Chason
Retired (2006) chief executive officer for UC Davis Medical Center. Served for 15 years prior to joining the
medical center in 1994 in the UC Davis Office of Student Affairs as assistant, associate vice chancellor and
acting vice chancellor. Twelve years at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, serving in various
positions, including assistant vice president for business administration and business manager. In 2006,
joined the California Hospital Association as Executive Director, Disaster Planning and Response to
coordinate preparations of California's disaster response plan. Currently working as an independent
health care consultant with several major companies. Board member, Fremont/Rideout Hospital in
Marysville/Yuba City. Bachelor's degree from Wilmington College (1965) and a master of education
degree from Miami University (1967).
Earl L. Evens
Member of the Fayetteville (North Carolina) Friends Meeting. 1958 graduate of Wilmington College.
Retired from a management career in the Campbell Company. Board of Elections, Pamlico County, NC.
Past president of Oriental (NC) Rotary and Oriental Sailing Club. Community volunteer. Involved in
oyster gardening, a new coastal initiative for North Carolina.
Quaker. Executive Secretary, Friends World Committee for Consultation, Section of the Americas (2002-
11). Dean, Pendle Hill (1995-02). Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Management, University of
Brighton (1984-95). B.S., Politics (Honors), University of Reading; Master of Social Science, University of
Birmingham; Diploma in Management Studies (Distinction), University of East London; Master of Divinity
(Credit), Earlham School of Religion. 15 years strategic, operational and spiritual leadership in Quaker
organizations, including responsibility for a $2.4 million fundraising campaign. 19 years of organizing
and delivering graduate and undergraduate management and cross-cultural education. VOLUNTEER
POSITIONS include: Friend in Residence, Moyallon Centre, N. Ireland; Volunteer, Forum for Cities in
Transition, Derry/Londonderry; Board member, OIKOSNET North America; Delegated observer, World
Council of Churches Assembly, Porto Alegre; Volunteer Chaplain, Wayne County Jail, Indiana; Leader of
Quaker Youth Pilgrimage and 2 adult Quaker pilgrimages.
William D. Kerns
CEO Accellient Partners LLC. Twenty-five years of experience in Pharmaceutical Research and
Development. Senior executive positions held in Preclinical Development at SmithKlineFrench,
SmithKlineBeecham and Eisai Pharma during pharmaceutical career. 1971 graduate of Wilmington
College. Completed medical training in Veterinary Medicine and graduate work in Pharmacology and
Pathology at The Ohio State University. In 1980, successfully completed examination by the American
College of Veterinary Pathologists.
President and CEO of Equipment Management Service and Repair, Inc. (EMSAR, Inc.) since 2005. Previously
served as CFO from the company’s inception in 1993 until 2005. EMSAR is a nationwide franchise
organization providing service and installation support to a variety of medical device manufacturers.
B.A. degree from Wilmington College. Currently serving on the Clinton County Business Advisory Council
for the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center and the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors.
Currently the Director of Brand Strategy for Battelle Memorial Institute. Over 30 years of experience in the
creative development and leadership of marketing and communications campaigns. Past roles have included
Product Development Officer to Executive Director of Marketing and Marketing Communications for
employers in the financial, high-tech, higher education, and healthcare sectors. Past employers include
Foster School of Business (a 95 year old, highly ranked public business school at the University of
Washington), Milliman Care Guidelines (a $100M evidence-based medical guidelines and software firm),
Philips Medical System (an $8B international medical imaging systems manufacturer with 32,500
employees), Telecommunications Systems, Inc. (a $92M global wireless communications organization),
several high-tech startups, and First Interstate Bank. Graduate of Westtown Friends School (1971), Lake
Forest College (BA in 1975) and Seattle University (MPA in 1978).
Wilmington College graduate. Retired partner in the Mishkin & Duvall law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Prior professional affiliations include the Indiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the
American Trial Lawyers Association, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, and the Bar of the Supreme
Court of the United States. Active member of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck.
Quaker. President and CEO, Universal Woods, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky. Graduate of Queens University and
William E. Peelle
Peelle Law Offices Co., L.P.A., 1977-present. Clinton County, Ohio Prosecuting Attorney, 1993-2009.
Member, Clinton County, Ohio, and American Bar Associations, Ohio Association of Trial Lawyers,
American Association for Justice, Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association (Ohio Prosecuting Attorney of
the Year - 1997), and Ohio Land Title Association. Community organizations/memberships include
Wilmington Noon Rotary, Wilmington Presbyterian Church (Elder), Hot Hoops Youth Volunteer (10-Year
Service Award) and Domestic Violence Coalition. B.S. in Business Administration, The Ohio State
University (1972); Juris Doctorate Degree, Ohio Northern University (1975).
Mary Ann Raizk
Birthright Quaker. Currently a trustee of Wilmington Friends Meeting and has served on various
committees of the Meeting and Wilmington Yearly Meeting. Taught in Blanchester Local Schools
1972-2007. Retired in 2007, and now serves as a substitute teacher in local schools. B.A. in
Education from Capital University; M.A. from Wright State University.
John J.R. Reid
Quaker. Director of Business Development for Sodexo On-Site Service Solutions. Sodexo is a leading provider
of comprehensive service solutions for public and private partners in 83 countries. A birth rite member of
Smith Neck Friends Meeting, located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. B.A. degree from Earlham College.
1963 graduate of Wilmington College; 1965, M.S. in agricultural economics from University of
Arizona, and 1980 graduate of Industrial College of Armed Forces. 35 years of U.S. government
service in the Departments of Agriculture, State, Commerce and the Office of the President. Serving
on American Delegations traveled to 68 countries and international organizations. Received
Wilmington College outstanding alumni award.
William D. Shoecraft
President/CEO and Founder of Did You Know Publishing, Inc. Other companies employed by: Franchisee
Operator (PCR) Personal Computer Rental, Standard Register Company, Dayton Black Press, Dayton Daily
News, Wyoming City Council. Some professional/volunteer experiences: Camp Kern Management Board,
Recreation Commission, Streets and Roads Committee, New St. John Baptist Church Board of Trustee Chair,
Public Safety Committee, Green Areas Committee, Youth Basketball Coach, Chair Robert Flowers Scholarship Committee, Chair NSJ Long Range Planning Committee, Dayton Public Schools Partners in Education Steering Committee, Whittier Community Education Council, Organizer Career Day, Co-Chair Whittier Green Leaf
Award, Co-Founder of Resurrection Summer Basketball Camp, Co-Founder Food For Friends, Founder of
LunchTime Mentoring Program. William D. Shoecraft received his B.A. Business Administration from
Wilmington College 1979.
Birthright member of Middleton Ohio Friends Meeting (Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends, Conservative). Head
of School, Olney Friends School (2003-2011); Business Manager, Olney Friends School (1999-2003); Self-
employed co-owner of Sidwell Division, Raven Rocks Concrete, Beallsville OH (1975-1999). Co-Founder and
Treasurer of Raven Rocks, Inc. a 1250 acre wilderness preserve and alternative energy demonstration center
near Beallsville, OH (1970-Present). Founding and current President of the Barnesville Area Rails to Trails
Committee; Past President and member of the Barnesville Rotary Club; Past Member of Board of Trustees
of Friends Council on Education; Vice President of the Belmont County Community Development
Corporation; Member of the Barnesville Blue Ribbon Economic Development Committee. 1968 B.A.
graduate of Wilmington College; While at Wilmington College was a work-study participant (Randall Auto
parts), residence hall counselor, scholarship recipient, active in Young Friends and lettered in soccer all
J. Stephen Smith
Retired Chairman, SFM, Inc., Wilmington. Graduate of Xavier University. Appointed to the Wilmington
College Board of Trustees in 1994 and resigned in 1998 to provide interim leadership for the College
Advancement Office on a volunteer basis. Active in community affairs.