Board of Trustees

PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT (FRONT ROW): Rick Case, Milton L. Jones, Jr., Silvia M. Flores; Barry J. Silverman (Vice Chair), George L. Hanbury II (President), Ronald G. Assaf (Chair), W. Tinsley Ellis (Secretary), Mike Jackson, Nell McMillan Lewis, Royal F. Jonas. (SECOND ROW): Carol M. Harrison, George I. Platt, Melanie G. May, Samuel F. Morrison, Barbara Trebbi Landry, Martin R. Press, Susanne Hurowitz, Franklin L. Smith (term ended 6/31/14). (THIRD ROW): Mitchell W. Berger, Tony Segreto, Steven J. Halmos, Arthur J. Falcone, Michael J. Zager, Charles L. Palmer, R. Douglas Donn. (FOURTH ROW): Zachariah P. Zachariah, Albert J. Miniaci, J. Kenneth Tate, Thomas E. Lynch (term ended 6/31/14), Keith A. Brown, Paul M. Sallarulo, Alan B. Levan.

Nameposition
Ronald G. Assaf Chair; Retired Founder and Chairman, Sensormatic Electronics Corp., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Barry J. Silverman, M.D. Vice Chair; Orthopedic Surgeon, Aventura, FL
George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. President & CEO, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
W. Tinsley Ellis, J.D. Secretary; Attorney, Ellis, Spencer & Butler, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Walter L. Banks, Sr. President, Lago Mar Resort and Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Mitchell W. Berger, J.D. Founder & Co-Chair, Berger Singerman Law Firm, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Keith A. Brown President & CEO, Chimera, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rick Case President & CEO, Rick Case Automotive Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL
R. Douglas Donn Chairman, Community Bank of Broward, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL
Arthur J. Falcone CEO & Co-Chairman, Falcone Group, Boca Raton, FL
Silvia M. Flores, M.D. Internist, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Steven J. Halmos President, Halmos Holdings, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Carol M. Harrison President, Harrison Industries, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Mike Jackson Chairman & CEO, AutoNation, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Royal F. Jonas, J.D. Attorney, Jonas & Jonas, Surfside, FL
Milton L. Jones, Jr. CEO, Regal Trace, Ltd., Dania, FL
Alan B. Levan Chairman & CEO, BBX Capital, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Nell McMillan Lewis, Ed.D. Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Albert J. Miniaci President & CEO, Paramount Vending, Pompano Beach, FL
Samuel F. Morrison Former Director, Broward County Library System, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Charles L. Palmer President & CEO, North American Company LLC, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Martin R. Press, J.D. Shareholder & Member, Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Paul M. Sallarulo President, NSU Alumni Association; President, Nexera Medical, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Phil Smith President & CEO, Phil Smith Automotive Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL
J. Kenneth Tate Chief Executive Officer, TKO Apparel, Inc., Hollywood, FL
Barbara Trebbi Landry General Partner, Mercator Asset Management LP, Boca Raton, FL
Zachariah P. Zachariah, M.D. Cardiologist, Fort Lauderdale Heart Institute, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Michael Zager Partner, Z Wealth Solutions Weston, FL

Trustee Emeritus

  • H. Wayne Huizenga, 2000-2013
Ex Officio (non-voting members who serve by virtue of the position they hold and for so long as they hold such position)
NamePosition
Susanne Hurowitz Chair, University School
Headmaster's Advisory Board
Honorable Melanie G. May Chair, Shepard Broad Law Center Board of Governors
Judge, Florida 4thDistrict Court of Appeal, Broward County
George I. Platt, J.D. Chair, Farquhar College Board of Advisors
Managing Partner, LSN Partners, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tony Segreto Chair,NSU Athletics Advisory Council
NamePosition
Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D. President & CEO
Ovid Lewis, S.J.D. President
Stephen Feldman, Ph.D. President
Abraham S. Fischler, Ed.D. President Emeritus
Alexander Schure, Ph.D. Chancellor & CEO
Warren Winstead, Ed.D. President

Board Chairs

James Farquhar
James Farquhar
1964-1973
Melvin R. Cy Young
Melvin R. "Cy" Young
1973-1976
Mary R. McCahill
Mary R. McCahill
1976-1988
Ray Ferrero, Jr.
Ray Ferrero, Jr.
1988-1995
Robert A. Steele
Robert A. Steele
1995-2005
Ronald G. Assaf
Ronald G. Assaf
2005-Present