Trustees news


New and returning members have been appointed to the 2017–18 University of Redlands Board of Trustees.

Normajean Hinders ’65 is a marriage and family therapist in Palo Alto and specializes in overcoming trauma, grief, and understanding issues of family history. Author of Seasons of a Woman’s Life, Hinders is a conference and retreat speaker, and created courses for parenting and women. In addition to an active church life, she participates in Bulldogs in Service and has been active on boards of parent-teacher associations and a counseling agency for teens and their families focusing on drug and alcohol addiction. After graduating from Redlands, Hinders earned a master’s in teaching English from Stanford University and later changed careers with a master’s in psychology from University of Santa Clara. She and husband, Duane, live in Mountain View, Calif.


Brian D. Murphy ’04 was elected to serve as a trustee following the completion of his two-year term as the presidential representative of the Alumni Association. Brian is managing director at Meridian Capital, where he is responsible for overall firm strategy and operations. He also leads Meridian’s aerospace and manufacturing practice areas. He and his wife, Kerri Hatfield ’04, reside in Seattle, Wash




Ronald C. Troupe ’64, the recipient of the University’s 1999 Distinguished Service award and 2006 Centennial Award, initially joined the Board in 2007, and he returns this year. After graduating from the U of R, Troupe enjoyed a lengthy career in the computer industry. A longtime chair of the President’s Circle Leadership Committee, he previously served on the U of R Alumni Board of Directors, and held the position of class gift chair several times. He and his wife, Sheila, live in Redondo Beach, Calif.



The Board also conferred Life Trustee status on Terry Kupfer ’57 and Ann S. Lucas.


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