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KU Endowment elects four new trustees

At today’s annual meeting of the KU Endowment Board of Trustees, four new trustees were elected: Angela Chammas of Hawthorn Woods, Illinois; Marvin Motley of Leawood, Kansas; Diane Yetter of Chicago; and Carl Krehbiel, of Moundridge, Kansas.

Angela Chammas

Angela Chammas earned a bachelor’s degree from KU in mechanical engineering, a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Houston, and a master’s of organization and management from Capella University. Angela is vice president of Human Capital Strategy and Technology Planning and HR Relationship Management for Sprint Corporation. She is a member of the KU School of Engineering and Mechanical Engineering advisory boards. She also serves on the Women Philanthropists for KU Advisory Board. 

Marvin Motley

Marvin Motley earned three degrees from KU: a bachelor’s in political science, a juris doctorate and a master’s in public administration. Marvin is director of Sourcing, Supply Chain Management for Sprint Corporation. He has served as the chair of the KU Alumni Association National Board of Directors and on numerous committees of the Alumni Association board. He is a Life Member of the Alumni Association.

Diane Yetter

Diane Yetter earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from KU, and a master’s degree in taxation from DePaul University. She is president of Yetter Consulting Services and founder of the Sales Tax Institute. She served as a KU Alumni Association Hawk to Hawk Mentor and is a Life Member of the Alumni Association. She is Chair of the School of Business Board of Advisors. She has guest lectured for many years at the KU School of Business on topics ranging from state and local taxes to entrepreneurship.

Carl Krehbiel

Carl Krehbiel was elected an Honorary Life Trustee. Carl earned a dual degree in German languages and literature and political science from KU in 1970. He took over his family’s business, the Moundridge Telephone Company, in 1992, and served as a state legislator from 1999 to 2006. He is a decorated Vietnam combat veteran who retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. The Floyd H. and Kathryn Krehbiel Scholarship Hall honors Carl’s late father and his mother.

KU Endowment is the independent, nonprofit organization serving as the official fundraising and fund-management organization for KU. Founded in 1891, KU Endowment was the first foundation of its kind at a U.S. public university.


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