Skip directly to content

BHEF Members

BHEF members provide leadership and energy for BHEF’s work. Some members contribute to specific BHEF projects. Others advocate for policy changes at the state and federal levels. Still others lead in their particular communities, working to improve education at the regional level. BHEF’s semi-annual meetings provide members with the opportunity to better understand educational and workforce challenges and solutions, network with like-minded peers across sectors, and hear from experts in areas of interest to them. For more information about membership, contact Danielle Troyan.

BHEF Membership List

Jeffrey D. Armstrong
President, California Polytechnic State University
Sondra Barbour
Executive Vice President, Information Systems & Global Solutions, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Jorge Benitez
Managing Director – North America and Chief Executive – United States, Accenture
Lee C. Bollinger
President, Columbia University
Molly Corbett Broad
President, American Council on Education
Wes Bush
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Robert L. Caret
President, University of Massachusetts
Carl Casale
President and Chief Executive Officer, CHS Inc.
Christopher M. Chadwick
Executive Vice President, The Boeing Company
James P. Clements
President, Clemson University
Raymond W. Cross
President, University of Wisconsin System
Michael V. Drake
President, The Ohio State University
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
President and CEO, TIAA-CREF
Todd Gebhart
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, McAfee, Inc.
E. Gordon Gee
President, West Virginia University
Christopher E. Goode
Vice President Global Corporate Affairs & Chief Public Affairs Officer, EMC
Charles L. Harrington
Chairman and CEO, Parsons Corporation
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.
President, University of Notre Dame
David A. Jones, Jr.
Chairman and Managing Director, Chrysalis Ventures; Board Member, Humana, Inc.; Board Member, Humana Foundation
Roberts T. Jones
President, Education and Workforce Policy, LLC
Linda P.B. Katehi
Chancellor, University of California, Davis
Renu Khator
President, University of Houston; Chancellor, University of Houston System
Michael D. King
Vice President, Global Education Industry, IBM Corporation
William E. Kirwan, II
Chancellor, University System of Maryland
Rear Adm. Matthew L. Klunder
Chief of Naval Research, Office of Naval Research
Steven Knapp
President, George Washington University
Michael V. Martin
Chancellor, Colorado State University System
David Maxwell
President, Drake University
M. Peter McPherson
President, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
James B. Milliken
Chancellor, The City University of New York
Dennis Nally
Chairman, PwC International Ltd.
Diana Natalicio
President, The University of Texas at El Paso
Indra Nooyi
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo
Eduardo J. Padrón
President, Miami Dade College
Mohammad Qayoumi
President, San José State University
Hunter R. Rawlings III
President, Association of American Universities
Charles B. Reed
Chancellor (1998-2012), California State University System
Emeritus Member
James L. Robo
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, NextEra Energy, Inc.
Paul Rooke
Chairman and CEO, Lexmark International, Inc.
Edward B. Rust, Jr.
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, State Farm Insurance Companies
David J. Skorton
President, Cornell University
Brad Smith
General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
Barbara R. Snyder
President, Case Western Reserve University
Teresa A. Sullivan
President, University of Virginia
William H. Swanson
Executive Chairman, Raytheon Company
Lee T. Todd, Jr.
President Emeritus, University of Kentucky
Emeritus Member
Christine Tovee
Chief Technology Officer, Airbus Group, Inc.
John B. Veihmeyer
Global Chairman, KPMG International; Chairman and CEO, KPMG
Jeffrey Wadsworth
President and CEO, Battelle Memorial Institute
Peter A. Weinberg
Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners
Timothy P. White
Chancellor, California State University System
Jon Whitmore
Chief Executive Officer, ACT
Timothy M. Wolfe
President, The University of Missouri System
Mark S. Wrighton
Chancellor, Washington University in St. Louis
Larry D. Zimpleman
Chairman, President, and CEO, Principal Financial Group