Since 1996, graduate students have served in ex officio capacity on the Washington University Board of Trustees. Students and their degree programs are listed below.


2020-2021

  • Jay Buchanan, AM student in Theatre and Performance Studes
  • Bisiayo Fashemi, PhD student in DBBS

2019-2020

  • Chinwendu L. Amazu, MD/PhD student
  • Marina P. Gross, PhD student in Psychological and Brain Sciences

2018-2019

  • Alex Reiter, PhD student in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ninecia Scott, PhD student in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

2017-2018

  • Catherine Hoyt, PhD student in Occupational Therapy
  • Ramin Lalezari, MD/MBA student

2016-2017

  • Alexandra Keane, MD student
  • Wei Zhu, JD student

2015-2016

  • Ashley Macrander, PhD student in Education
  • Avik Som, MD/PhD student

2014-2015

  • Gregory Ebersole, MD student
  • Tess Thompson, PhD student in Social Work

2013-2014

  • Hugh Bender, PhD student in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Tim McHugh, JD student

2012-2013

  • David Collier, JD student
  • Michael Lee, MD student

2011-2012

  • David Conner, MBA student
  • Cong Lucy Li, PhD student in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

2010-2011

  • Drew Gulick, MBA student
  • Melissa Holtmeyer, PhD student in Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering

2009-2010

  • Brooke Curtiss, JD/MSW student
  • Erik Shumaker, PhD student in Psychology

2008-2009

  • Tim Bono, PhD student in Psychology
  • Tracy Nicholson, PhD student in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

2007-2008

  • Emma Cottler, MBA student
  • Elliott Weiss, MD student

2006-2007

  • Andrew Butler, PhD student in Psychology
  • Melanie Cheers, MD student

2005-2006

  • Glynis O’Garro-Joseph, PhD student in Education
  • Sasha Polonsky, JD student

2004-2005

  • Christopher Goddard, JD student
  • Anna Terry, MD student

2003-2004

  • Xiuxia Du, DSc student
  • David Taylor, DSc student

2002-2003

  • Jonathan Bennett, MBA student
  • Nick Williamson, JD student

2001-2002

  • Paul Flicek, DSc student
  • Trina Williams, PhD student in Social Work

2000-2001

  • Jessica Logan, PhD student in Psychology
  • Jennifer Rogers, MBA/MSW student

1999-2000

  • Gavin Chan, PhD student in Earth & Planetary Sciences
  • Holly Williams, M.Arch student

1998-1999

  • Michael Kappelman, MD student
  • Susan Mahan, PhD student in Physics

1997-1998

  • Grace Chen, MD student
  • Kevin Joy, MBA student

1996-1997

  • Jim McCarter, MD/PhD student