The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Mansfield Board

The Mansfield Board assists the Dean and Director in promoting campus priorities, maintaining key relationships with external constituencies, serving as an advocate for the campus and the university with the state legislature and state and local agencies, and ensuring effective coordination with the co-located technical board and with the Columbus campus through service on Columbus-based councils and committees. The Mansfield Board offers advice and guidance on the strategic plan, master campus plan, safety and security plans and on matters relating to the budget, capital projects, tuition and fee proposals and other issues.

The Ohio State University Mansfield Board includes one position for an OSU student. Student responsibilities can be found in the Office of Academic Affairs Policies & Procedures Handbook under Regional Campus Boards, Sections 1.0 - 1.7, pages 2 - 5, at

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mansfield/trustees/brunn_mark.jpg Mark F. Brunn is the Director of Business Markets with CenturyLink, where he has served in various leadership roles in enterprise sales and strategic planning since 1982. He received a B.S. in Education from The Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from OSU's Fisher College of Business. He has participated on numerous community boards, including Mansfield City Schools Fiscal Accountability Committee and the Elder Board at Ontario Christian Fellowship.
mansfield/trustees/daniels.jpg Mike Carroll is the student member of the Board of Trustees, serving a term from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. He serves on the Mansfield Board’s Student Experience Committee which monitors services provided to students to ensure they are in line with established priorities and strategies and consistent with Ohio State Mansfield guidelines. He will also advise the board on student life matters.
mansfield/trustees/daniels.jpg R. Dave Daniels joined the Board in 2012. Dave is a 1974 graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Education/Economics. In his work career, he has served as a H.S. teacher, small business manager, Manager of Public Sector Markets in the telecommunications industry, and is currently with 3-D consultants. He has an extensive list of community service activities with various organizations, and is an active member of the OSU Alumni Club of Knox County. Dave and his wife Kathy have two grown sons, and reside in Fredericktown.
James A Goudy II, M.D. began his first three-year term on the Mansfield Board in 2015. He is a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at The Ohio State University. He served his residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Formerly Chief of Staff at Galion Community Hospital, he now serves as Chief Medical Officer at Avita Health System while continuing his practice at Galion Internal Medicine. He has been a proctor for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants at Findley and Otterbein from 2000 to present. He is currently serving on the board's Campus Facilities & Planning Committee.
mansfield/trustees/heydinger.jpg Patrick A. Heydinger is the Executive Director of Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority, and the Crawford, Huron, Seneca and Marion County Metropolitan Housing Authorities. He is a member of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association, the Ohio Housing Authorities Conference, the Shelby Athletic Boosters and Shelby Academic Boosters, the Mansfield University Club, Shelby Knights of Columbus, and the Richland County Bar Association’s Certified Grievance Committee. He has served on the Richland County Fair Housing Commission, as a board member of the Mohican School of Out of Doors and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Shelby Rotary Club. He completed his first two years of college at Ohio State Mansfield and graduated from Ohio State with a B.A. in Journalism. He is a long-time member of the OSU Alumni Association and the OSU Alumni Club of Richland County.
mansfield/trustees/howard.jpg Michael J. Howard (Chair) is serving his third term on the Mansfield Board. He received a Bachelor of Arts at Cleveland State University and is a graduate of the USAF Squadron Officer’s School, Air Command and Staff College and Air War College from Maxwell AFB. He has been awarded numerous service medals and decorations and was deployed during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Noble Eagle. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Friendly House. He retired as the Vice Commander of the 179th Airlift Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, Mansfield, Ohio.
Charla Irvin (Secretary), Vice President at Richland Bank, is a resident of Mansfield, Ohio, with a career of over 30 years in various positions at Richland Bank. She was promoted to the Head of the Investment & Trust Group in 2008. She is a Certified Retirement Service Professional, and is a graduate of the Ohio Bank Association Trust School. She has served on many community boards including the Ohio Bird Sanctuary, Discovery School, YMCA, and Catholic Charities, and can also count Altrusa, United Way, and Rotary as part of her community service. She is past president of the YWCA and Financial Women, and was a 1990 winner of the Tribute to Women in Industry award. She is the current chair of the Mansfield Board's Finance Committee.
Teresa E. Purtiman (Vice-Chair), operates her law practice, Purtiman Legal Services, LLC in Lexington, Ohio, where she resides with her husband Frank. She graduated summa cum laude with the B.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University and received the Juris Doctorate (magna cum laude) from the University of Akron School of Law. A past board member of the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society and the Mansfield Richland County Humane Society and past member of Altrusa of Mansfield, she currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Pioneer Career Center Performing Arts Program.
mansfield/trustees/siegenthaler.jpg Pamela H. Siegenthaler joined the Ohio State Mansfield Board after serving as the President and CEO of the Richland County Foundation for 16 years. She received her B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University and M.B.A. from Ashland University. She is a past board member of the MedCentral Health System, the YWCA, Planned Parenthood, Mansfield Art Center, and the Center for Individual and Family Services, and was twice elected to the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education. She currently serves on the Boards of Richland County Children Services and Third Street Family Health Services.

Meetings of the Mansfield Board

4:30 to 6:00 p.m. - Eisenhower Memorial Center Board Room

September 21, 2017
November 9, 2017
March 15, 2018
May 17, 2018