YSU Foundation Elects 4 to Its Board

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Foundation this week announced the appointment of four new members of its board of trustees. The incoming cohort includes Nancy Beeghly, Martha Bushey, Nikki Carter and Scott Schulick. Each will serve two-year terms that began May 10.

Beeghly is a former educator and columnist with the Vindicator. She is a community philanthropist, having served on various nonprofit and higher education boards and committees. Beeghly received her BA in education from the University of Mount Union and an honorary doctor of public service from Westminster College. For over 30 years, she has volunteered at the YSU English Festival and was a member of its advisory committee.

Bushey is an attorney and partner with Manchester, Newman, and Bennett. Her career path began as a nurse, graduating from YSU with a BSN She later earned her JD at the Akron School of Law. She is involved in community matters through her volunteer service on the boards for Bon Secours Mercy Health, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and Boardman Civic Association.

Carter is the chief strategy officer of the Samaritan Group Bon Secours Mercy Health. Her background includes serving as vice president of Cancer Care Services at the Cleveland Clinic and holding multiple positions within Mercy Health. She is on the board of the American College of Healthcare Executives Northern Ohio Chapter and is involved in community organizations such as the YMCA of Youngstown and Inspiring Minds. Carter earned an MBA and master’s in public health from West Virginia University.

Schulick earned a BA from YSU as well as a master’s of business with a concentration in finance. He is vice president/investments with Stifel, Nicolas & Co. Schulick is a former board member on both YSU and the YSU Foundation’s boards. He volunteers his time as a member of the YSU We See Tomorrow campaign cabinet committee and other charitable causes.

The YSU Foundation, established in 1966, is the university’s nonprofit philanthropic entity. In the 2020-2021 academic year, the foundation provided a record $9.9 million in scholarships and program support for YSU students.

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