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Board of Trustees

GEN. ALFRED M. GRAY
GEN. ALFRED M. GRAY
Chair, Board of Trustees
General Alfred Gray (retired USMC) was the 29th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1987-91. As Commandant, General Gray assisted in the formulation of national and international policy, and strategy. He also served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 
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Dr. Barbara L. Kurshan
DR. BARBARA L. KURSHAN
Member, Board of Trustees
Dr. Barbara (Bobbi) Kurshan currently serves on the Board of several education companies. Numerous publishing credits include topics that explore women’s attitudes toward technology, how kids learn using computers, OER, new ways of learning through understanding and innovation in education.
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DR. LUCIE LAPOVSKY
DR. LUCIE LAPOVSKY
Member, Board of Trustees
Dr. Lucie Lapovsky is an economist who consults, writes, and speaks widely on issues related to higher education finance, strategy, governance, enrollment management, and issues related to women’s leadership. She also specializes in searches for chief financial officers.
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DR. MARY MARCY
Member, Board of Trustees

Throughout her 27-year career in higher education leadership, Mary B. Marcy has developed major education reform and diversification initiatives, supported the advancement of faculty and students, introduced innovative programming, and enhanced the reputation and reach of the institutions she has served.

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DR. J.D. POLK
DR. J.D. POLK
Member, Board of Trustees
Dr. J.D. Polk is a senior medical officer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the Office of the Chief Health and Medical Officer. He is the former Dean of Medicine for Des Moines University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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MR. WILLIAM ROBINSON
MR. WILLIAM ROBINSON
Member, Board of Trustees
William G. Robinson, Jr. is the President of Broadgate Human Capital, LLC. which is a management consulting firm aimed at value creation through excellence in human resources. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.
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MS. ANGELA SELDEN
MS. ANGELA SELDEN
Member Board of Trustees, and CEO, American Public Education, Inc.
Angela Selden was appointed CEO of APEI in September 2019. Ms. Selden brings more than 30 years of experience in technology and technology-enabled services.
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DR. KATHERINE ZATZ
DR. KATHERINE ZATZ
Member, Board of Trustees
Dr. Katherine Houghton Zatz has spent most of her life in the service of education, from being elected, by her peers, to her local school board at the age of 16 to her recent position as Vice President for Student Development at SUNY Rockland in Suffern, New York.
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MR. FRANK BALL
MR. FRANK BALL
Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Mr. Frank Ball is currently Chair of the Advisory Council of Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. He has been an adjunct faculty member and program director at Georgetown’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education since 1997.
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DR. WALLACE E. BOSTON
DR. WALLACE E. BOSTON
Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees, Former APUS President, and Former CEO, American Public Education, Inc.
Dr. Wallace E. Boston was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of APUS and its parent company, American Public Education, Inc., in July 2004.
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LT. GEN. RICHARD G. TREFRY
LT. GEN. RICHARD G. TREFRY
Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Lieutenant General Richard G. Trefry (retired U.S. Army), served 33 years in active duty. He served as the Inspector General of the U.S. Army for six years under three Chiefs of Staff and Secretaries of the Army. After retirement, he served at the White House as the Military Assistant to the President. 
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