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.
Barry J. Silverman, M.D. Vice Chair, Orthopedic Surgeon
George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. President/CEO, Nova Southeastern University
W. Tinsley Ellis, J.D. Secretary, Attorney, Ellis, Spencer & Butler
Mitchell W. Berger, J.D. Berger Singerman Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Keith A. Brown President & CEO, Chimera, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Rick Case President & CEO, Rick Case Acura
R. Douglas Donn Chairman, Community Bank
Arthur J. Falcone CEO & Co-Chairman, Falcone Group Boca Raton, Florida
Silvia M. Flores, M.D. Internist, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Steven J. Halmos President, Halmos Holdings
Carol M. Harrison President, Harrison Industries
Mike Jackson Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AutoNation, Inc.
Royal F. Jonas, J.D. Attorney, Jonas & Jonas
Milton L. Jones, Jr. CEO, Regal Trace, Ltd.
Alan B. Levan Chairman, BBX Capital
Nell McMillan Lewis, Ed.D. Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Albert J. Miniaci Alfred & Rose Miniaci Foundation, Paramount Coffee Service
Samuel F. Morrison Former Director, Broward County Library System, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Charles L. Palmer President & CEO, North American Company LLC
Martin R. Press, J.D. Attorney, Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart
Paul M. Sallarulo President, Alumni Association; President, Nexera Medical, Fort Lauderdale
Chairman of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Board of Governors
J. Kenneth Tate CEO, Tate Capital
Barbara Trebbi Landry President, Landry Trebbi Investments
Zachariah P. Zachariah, M.D. Cardiologist, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Michael Zager Emerald Planning Group, Weston, Florida

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)
Name Position
Susanne Hurowitz Chair, University School
Headmaster's Advisory Board
Judge 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, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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