Public Notice

Upcoming Meetings

October 19, 2017

Campus Board Meeting February 1, 2018

Campus Board Meeting 
DATE: February 1, 2018
TIME:  9:30 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Campus Board Meeting October 19, 2017

Campus Board Breakfast 
DATE: October 19, 2017
TIME:  8:00 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, The Edge

Campus Board Meeting
DATE: October 19, 2017
TIME:  9:30 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, The Edge

Campus Board Agenda

Campus Board Meeting August 11, 2017

Campus Board Meeting
DATE: August 11, 2017
TIME:  9:00 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Campus Board Agenda

Campus Board Meeting May 8, 2017

Campus Board Meeting May 8, 2017
DATE: May 8, 2017
TIME:  2:00 p.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Campus Board Agenda

Campus Board Phone Call March 8, 2017

Special Campus Board Phone Call March 8, 2017
DATE: March 8, 2017
TIME:  2:30 p.m.
PLACE: Teleconference – Conference Bridge number is 813-974-7700  Participant Security Code is 602902

Campus Board Meeting January 17, 2107

Campus Board Meeting January 17, 2017
DATE: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
TIME:  9:00 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Agenda

Campus Board Agenda

Campus Board Meeting October 20, 2016

Campus Board Meeting October 20, 2016
DATE: Thursday, October 20, 2016
TIME:  9:00 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Agenda

Campus Board Agenda – October 20, 2016

Campus Board Meeting August 9, 2016

Campus Board Meeting August 9, 2016
DATE: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
TIME:  9:30 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Agenda
Agenda Campus Board August 9, 2016

Campus Board Meeting July 25, 2016

Campus Board Meeting July 25, 2016
DATE: Monday, July 25, 2016
TIME:  4:00 p.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Bayboro Hall 220
Conference Call Bridge 813.974.7700; Participant Security Code – 401257

Agenda
Campus Board Agenda – July 25, 2016

Campus Board Meeting April 28, 2016

Campus Board Meeting April 28, 2016
DATE: Thursday, April 28, 2016
TIME:  9:00 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3
Conference Call Bridge 813.974.7700; Participant Security Code – 401257

Agenda
Campus Board Agenda-April 28, 2016

Campus Board Meeting February 15, 2016

Campus Board Meeting February 15, 2016
DATE: Monday, February 15, 2016
TIME:  9:00 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3
Conference Call Bridge 813.974.7700; Participant Security Code – 401257

Agenda
Campus Board Meeting February 15, 2016

Campus Board Meeting January 28, 2016

Campus Board Meeting January 28, 2016
DATE: Tuesday, January 28, 2016
TIME:  9:00 a.m.
PLACE: : University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Agenda

Campus Board Agenda January 28, 2016

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency by contacting Shawna Nelsen at 727-873-4387. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency via Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770.

Any person who wishes to appeal a decision made by the University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus Board with respect to any matter considered at this public meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

Contact the Board

USF St. Petersburg Campus Board
c/o Charlene Ponce
USF St. Petersburg
140 Seventh Avenue South, BAY 208
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Tel: 727-873-4387
Fax: 727-873-4131
Email: ponce@usfsp.edu

Campus Board

The Campus Board of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg was established by FS 1004.33 and includes five members who are residents of Pinellas County, Florida who are recommended by the President of the University of South Florida and appointed by the University of South Florida Board of Trustees.

Duties

  • The review and approval of the annual legislative budget request to include items for campus operations and fixed capital outlay;
  • The approval and submission of an annual operating plan and budget for review and consultation by the Board of Trustees of the University of South Florida, reflecting actual funding available to the campus from separate line-item appropriations contained in each annual General Appropriations Act;
  • Contracting with the Board of Trustees of the University of South Florida for any services that USF St. Petersburg cannot provide more economically, including payroll processing, accounting, technology, construction administration, and other desired services through a letter of agreement (all legal services for the campus must be provided by a central services contract with the USF System).

The Campus Board may receive other delegated powers and duties for the efficient operation and improvement of the campus and for the purpose of vesting in the campus the attributes necessary to meet the requirements of accreditation; and the President shall consult with the Campus Board before hiring or terminating the Campus Executive Officer.

USFSP Campus Board Members

The members of our Campus Board are appointed by the USF Board of Trustees.

Lawrence Hamilton

Lawrence Hamilton is an Executive Coach and Adjunct Faculty member with the Center for Creative Leadership affiliate at Eckerd College and a Senior Consultant with living HR, Inc. Previously, Lawrence served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources, a corporate officer and member of the Executive Committee at Tech Data Corporation.

He serves on the USF Board of Trustees ACE Committee, NASBA Center for Public Trust board of Directors and previously served as Chair, Compensation Committee and a member of the Board of Directors for HomeBanc Mortgage, Inc. and Wright Medical, Inc.; President of the INROADS/Tampa Bay, Inc. Policy Board of Directors; and is a co-founder of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources.

He lives in St. Petersburg and is the proud father of a daughter, Lauren, and a son, Lawrence William.

Term expires 2020

Robert Churuti, Vice Chair

Robert ChurutiRobert Churuti is a partner in Beach Drive Retail, his family’s management company for commercial property at Parkshore Plaza and 400 Beach Drive. The longtime St. Petersburg resident graduated from St. Pete High School and St. Petersburg Junior College; and majored in Risk Management and Real Estate at Florida State University.

In addition to serving on the USF Board of Trustees Strategic Initiatives Committee, his current volunteer commitments include serving on the boards of the Museum of Fine Arts, the Mahaffey Foundation, and the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts.  He is also the President of Creative Pinellas and a consultant for ongoing efforts to adapt the sanctuary at St. Peter’s Episcopal Cathedral.

He lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Susan Hamilton Churuti.

Term expires 2018.

John Connelly

John ConnelyJohn Connelly is a Director at HUB International, an insurance brokerage that was formerly Connelly, Carlisle, Fields & Nichols. He was also a founding member of US AmeriBank. A graduate of the University of South Florida with a degree in Finance, he currently serves on the USF Board of Trustees Finance Committee.

He is also a board member of the House of Prayer and the YMCA of the Suncoast; and has been an active volunteer for organizations including the Gulf Coast Museum of Art, the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce, Morton Plant Hospital, and the Belleair Country Club.

John lives in Belleair with his wife, Marilyn, and they have three children.

Term expires 2018.

Judy Mitchell

Judy MitchellJudy Mitchell is the former president and owner of Peter R. Brown Construction.  During her tenure there, the company was frequently ranked by FIU’s Business School as being among the top five most prominent women-led businesses. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting, from Ohio State University.

She is on the USFSP College of Business Entrepreneurship Advisory Board; the Bank of Tampa Board of Directors; the Homeless Emergency Project Board of Directors; and the Belmont University Parents Leadership Council.  She is also chair of CLEARPAC.

Judy’s numerous awards include the Leadership Award from the National Association of Community Leadership; the Clearwater Chamber’s Mrs. Clearwater Award; the Sam Walton Business Leader Award; the Girl Scouts Women of Distinction Award; and the Leadership Pinellas Alumni of the Year Award.

She lives in Clearwater with her husband, Jeff, and their daughter, Taylor.

Term expires 2019.

Stephanie Goforth, Chair

Stephanie Goforth

Stephanie E. Goforth leads Northern Trust’s West Florida Region, which encompasses the offices from Tampa to Naples, on the west coast of Florida. She is responsible for all aspects of its Wealth Management business including investment management, trust and fiduciary management, financial planning and private banking.

Prior to her current role, Goforth served as Senior Vice President and Regional Sales Manager for the West Coast of Florida and Atlanta Regions of The Northern Trust Company. She was responsible for managing all aspects of the region’s trust and investment sales activities.

With more than 30 years of trust, investment and banking experience, Stephanie joined Northern Trust in 2005. She was most recently with Bank of America where she was a Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor and City Executive responsible for all components of private client business in St. Petersburg. Prior to joining Bank of America in 1995, she worked with SunTrust Bank and First Florida Bank (Barnett Bank).

Stephanie earned her B. A. from the University of South Florida where she majored in business management. She holds the Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Certificant and a Certified Private Wealth Advisor SM (CPWA®) Designee. She is one the Board of Trustees for the All Children’s Hospital Board, University of South Florida Board, Conservancy of SW Florida Board and the Naples Botanical Gardens Board. She is also Past President of the Suncoaster’s Festival of States Organization.