Louisville, Ky. - Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorney Bonita K. Black has been appointed by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. Black will serve on the 13 member board until June 2019.
Black joined Steptoe & Johnson in 2014 and focuses her legal practice in the areas of corporate law, municipal finance, and mergers and acquisitions. She also has experience in formation and corporate governance compliance issues, as well as governance and financing for non-profit organizations. Black is the Managing Member of the Firm’s Louisville, Ky. office.
“We are pleased that Bonita will serve the Commonwealth as part of this prestigious team,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO Susan S. Brewer. “The work of this board will have a far reaching impact and Bonita will be a real asset to it.”
The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees is responsible for providing governance and oversight for the University’s administration and is accountable for the health, reputation and integrity of the University community in all aspects.
The new permanent Board consists of 10 members appointed by the Governor, plus a member of the teaching faculty, a permanent staff member and a student member serving as president of the student body, for a total of 13 members.
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