CGSCF Board of Trustees

Mr. Douglass J. Adair, VP, Exchange National Bank & Trust [KS]

Mr. Pete Brownell, CEO, Brownells [IA]

Col. (USA Ret.) Tim Carlin, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones [KS]

Brig. Gen. (USA Ret.) Stanley F. Cherrie, VP, Cubic Applications, Inc. [KS]

Lt. Gen. (USA Ret.) Samuel Ebbesen, Pres./CEO, Omni Systems, Inc. [VA]

Ms. Mary Jean Eisenhower, Principal, MJ Eisenhower & Associates [MO]

Mr. Kenneth Fisher, Chairman and CEO, Fisher House Foundation [NY]

Col. (USA Ret.) Art Hurtado, Chairman/CEO, Invertix Corp. [VA]

Mr. Tedd Johnson, Founder, [CA]

Mr. James I. Mackay, Sr. Director of Investment Banking, Dewaay Financial Network [IA]

Col. (USA Ret.) J. Dan McGowan, II, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, Iowa [IA]

Mr. Michael V. Meyer, Vice President for Programs, Salute to America’s Heroes [KS]

Lt. Col. (USA Ret.) Robert J. Myers, Pres./CEO, Caseys General Stores [IA]

Brig. Gen. (USA Ret.) Harold Nelson, former Chief of Military History, U.S. Army [VA]

Lt. Gen. (USA Ret.) John Otjen, former Commanding General, First United States Army and Fort Meade, MD [TN]

Mr. Steve W. Panknin, Executive Vice President, Country Club Bank [MO]

Lt. Gen (USA Ret.) John Pickler, Former Director of the Army Staff [TX]

Mr. Fred Polk, President, Iron Tree Research [KS]

Ms. Gabrielle Reilly, Founder/CEO, The Global Town Hall [KS]

Gen. (USA Ret.) William R. Richardson, Senior Associate, Burdeshaw Associates [VA]

Mr. John H. Robinson, Chairman, Hamilton Ventures, LLC [MO]

Mr. Florian Rothbrust, Sr. VP/Chief Logistics Officer, JE DUNN Construction [MO]

Mr. Rolf D. Snyder, President, The Real Estate Corporation [KS]

Mr. Gary Vogler, President, Howitzer Consulting [VA]

Brig. Gen. (USA Ret.) William A. West, President, William West Consulting [KS]

Mr. Richard F. Young, Welch & Forbes LLC [MA]

Note: [ XX] is the state of residence


Lt. Gen. Robert Arter, U.S. Army, Ret. – Chairman Emeritus

Col. Willard B. Snyder, U.S. Army, Ret. – Trustee Emeritus

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Former Foundation board president and noted entreprenuer addresses CGSC class

Hyrum Smith, the noted entrepreneur and founder of the Franklin-Quest company, speaks to the assembled class of the Command and General Staff College on Feb. 4, in Eisenhower Hall of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.


Former CGSC Deputy Commandant, Foundation Trustee dies at 84

Former CGSC Deputy Commandant and Foundation trustee Lt. Gen. Robert H. Forman, U.S. Army, Ret., died Jan, 26, 2015, at age 84. Forman served as the deputy commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College from July 1979 through February 1981, and was a CGSC Foundation trustee from 2007 until 2013.


Registration for 2015 Ethics Symposium opens

Registration for students and invited guests to the 2015 Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium is open. The 2015 Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium will be conducted April 20-23. This year’s theme is “The Professional Ethic and the State.”