Board of Trustees

Wilson Hall, Suite 3000
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
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Officers, Board Members and Staff

Officers

Board Appointed Positions

A headshot of Robert Schostak.

Robert Schostak
Chair of the Board of Trustees
Date Appointed/Reappointed: August 12, 2021/August 8, 2022
(248) 370-3112

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Joe Jones
Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees
Date Appointed/Reappointed: August 12, 2021/August 8, 2022
(248) 370-3112

A headshot of Ora Hirsch Pescovitz.

Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
University President
Date Appointed/Reappointed: July 1, 2017
(248) 370-3500
Fax: (248) 370-3504
president@oakland.edu

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Joshua Merchant
Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Date Appointed/Reappointed: April 5, 2021
(248) 370-4287
Fax: (248) 370-4201
joshuamerchant@oakland.edu

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Boyd Farnam
Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Date Appointed/Reappointed: December 1, 2021
(248) 370-3110
Fax: (248) 370-4474
farnam@oakland.edu

Board Members

A headshot of Robert Schostak.

Robert I. Schostak - Chair
Appointment Date: December 10, 2015 
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2024

A headshot of Joe Jones wearing a suit.

Joe Jones - Vice Chair
Appointment Date: September 8, 2020
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2028

A headshot of Board of Trustees Board Member, David Kramer.

David Kramer
Appointment Date: December 6, 2021
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2024

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Trina Scott
Appointment Date: September 8, 2020
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2028

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Brian Calley
Appointment Date: January 1, 2019
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2026

A headshot of Dennis Muchmore.

Dennis Muchmore
Appointment Date: October 19, 2018
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2026

A headshot of Colleen Ochoa Peters.

Colleen Ochoa Peters
Appointment Date: December 22, 2022
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2030

A headshot of Stefen J. Welch

Stefen J. Welch
Appointment Date: December 22, 2022
Term Expiration Date: August 11, 2030

Office Staff

A headshot of Joshua Merchant.

Joshua Merchant
Chief of Staff and
Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Wilson Hall, Suite 4000
(248) 370-4287
Fax: (248) 370-4201
joshuamerchant@oakland.edu

A headshot of Carolyn Hogan.

Carolyn Hogan
Executive Legal Secretary
Wilson Hall, Suite 3000
(248) 370-3112
Fax: (248) 370-4474
hogan@oakland.edu