University of Florida Board of Trustees

University of Florida
Board of Trustees

Tigert Hall
Formation 2003
Type Governing Board
Headquarters Gainesville, Florida
Carlos Alfonso
Website Official website

The University of Florida Board of Trustees is the governing body of the University of Florida, the Flagship University for the State University System of Florida. The University is located in Gainesville, Florida, United States. As of September 1, 2011, the Board includes thirteen members. The current Chair of the Board is Carlos Alfonso.[1]

The Board of Trustees describes itself as the public body corporate of the university. The Trustees set policy for the university, and serves as the University of Florida's legal owner and final authority. Overall the Board of Trustees hold the institution's resources in trust and they are responsible for making sure that the resources are being used efficiently and effectively.[2]


The Board of Trustees at the University of Florida consists of six members that are selected by the Governor of Florida and five members that are selected by the Florida Board of Governors. The Chair of the Faculty Senate and the President of the Student Body also serve as trustees.[3]

Trustee Notability
Carlos Alfonso Current CEO of Alliant Partners
C. David Brown Current Chairman of Broad and Cassel
Susan Cameron Former Chairman and CEO of Reynolds American, Inc.
Marshall Criser Current President of AT&T in Florida
Charles Edwards Former director of the Florida Council of 100 and served on the Florida Board of Governors
Michael Heeking Former COO of WebMD
Alan Levine Current Senior Vice President of Health Management Associates and Former Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Anthony Reynolds The current student body president of the University of Florida
Cheri Winton Brodeur Current Faculty Senate Chair
Carolyn Roberts Former Chair of the Florida Board of Governors
Juliet Roulhac Attorney with Florida Power & Light Company
Steven Scott Current Chairman of Scott Holdings
Alfred Warrington Former CEO of Sanfill, and benefactor of the Warrington College of Business


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