Public Notice

Upcoming Meetings

May 14, 2018 – Campus Board

April 30, 2018 – Campus Board

August 6, 2018 – Campus Board

October 25, 2018 – Campus Board

January 24, 2019 – Campus Board

April 25, 2019 – Campus Board

August 1, 2019 – Campus Board

October 24, 2019 – Campus Board

Campus Board Meeting May 14, 2018

Campus Board Meeting 
DATE: May 14, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
PLACE: Northern Trust, 100 2nd Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Campus Board Agenda

Campus Board Meeting, April 30, 2018

Campus Board Meeting 
DATE: April 30, 2018
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USC Ballroom 3

Campus Board Agenda

Campus Board New Member Orientation April 17, 2018

Campus Board New Member Orientation

Date: April 17, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Place: USF St. Petersburg, The Edge

Draft Agenda

Campus Board Meeting February 1, 2018

Campus Board Breakfast 
DATE: February 1, 2018
TIME:  8:00 a.m.
PLACE:  Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, POY 234

Agenda

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

Campus Board Agenda

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

Susan Churuti

Susan ChurutiSusan Hamilton Churuti is partner of the Hamilton Partnership, which owns and manages the retail space at Parkshore Plaza and 400 Beach Drive, two urban, mixed-use high-rise developments on the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg. Previously, she was the co-chair of the State and Local Government Practice Group of Bryant, Miller, and Olive, PA and has worked extensively with the Pinellas County Attorney’s Office serving as the County Attorney for over twenty years.

She has broad experience representing the county and its constitutional officers. Her expertise includes U.S. and state constitutional law, legislation, charters, eminent domain, elections, risk management, public construction, public finance, utilities and procurement, as well as litigation and appellate practice. She is proficient in board representation, serving as general counsel for more than 50 boards, commissions and special districts. She served for a long tenure as the attorney for the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation drafting local bills and special acts.

She lives in St. Petersburg with her husband, Robert Churuti.

Term expires 2022.

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 was previously with Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc. of Clearwater from 1987 to 2011, having served as President since 1992 and had owned the company since 2000.

Mrs. Mitchell is a past Chairman of Morton Plant Mease Healthcare, Morton Plant Mease Primary Care, Inc., Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, Saint Paul’s School and Leadership Pinellas. She served on the boards of BayCare Health System, Morton Plant Mease Foundation, Ruth Eckerd Hall and Homeless Empowerment Project.

She currently serves on the campus board of USFSP and chairs the Morton Plant Mease Facilities Committee, a committee for the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and is Honorary Chair of Hammers and Heels Committee for Habitat for Humanity.

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.