Foundation Board of Directors

The UWF Foundation Board of Directors is a dedicated group of alumni and friends who serve as advocates for the University, encourage philanthropic support, and manage the investments and business affairs of the Foundation.

These volunteers and community leaders give of their time to encourage, maintain, and administer private gifts for scientific, educational, and service purposes of the University of West Florida.

Click here to view the schedule of board meetings.

See a copy of the Board Member Position Description and information about Board Term of Office.


Board Members

  • Phillip Wright - temp photo

    Mr. Scott Barrow

  • Dr. Judy Bense*

  • Mr. David Cleveland*

    BOT Representative

  • Mr. Doug Dobson

  • Mrs. Gail Dorsey

  • Ray Flores

    Mr. Ray Flores

  • Mr. Rick Fountain

  • Mr. Alan Gieseman

  • Mr. Tim Haag

  • Mr. David Hightower


  • James Hosman

    Mr. James Hosman

  • Mr. John Hutchinson


  • Mr. C. Ray Jones

    Immediate Past Chair

  • Mrs. Kim MacQueen

  • Temp photo for Dan McMillan

    Mr. Dan McMillan

  • Mr. Richard Peterson


  • Dr. John Platt

    Faculty Senate Rep*

  • Mr. Steve Riggs

  • Mr. Richard Sanfilippo

  • Mr. Gordon Sprague

    Vice Chair

  • Mr. Luke van Blaricom*

    Alumni Board Rep

  • Ms. Melinda Webb-Schwartz

  • Mr. Brian Wyer

*Ex-officio - Voting Member