New Members Named to Board of Trustees

Three new members have been elected to the William Woods University Board of Trustees. They are: Janet Danuser of Fulton, Jim Nadler of Summit,
N. J., and Tony Weldon of Callaway County.

Danuser attended William Woods in the late 60s and has made her home in Fulton ever since. She married Jerry Danuser in 1970 and, for a number of years, she was involved in the family business. Danuser Machine Company manufactures farm equipment and related components for customers worldwide.

A past president of the Callaway County William Woods Alumni Club, Danuser also served as a member of the WWU Capital Campaign Steering Committee. She was active in the William Woods Theatre Critic’s Circle for many years and received a community appreciation award from the department in 1990. In 1995, she was the WWU Alumni Service Award recipient.

She also served on the board of the Friends of the Winston Churchill Memorial for several years, holding the offices of president, vice president and secretary. She is on the board of the Central Missouri Chapter of Safari Club International. She enjoys showing American Saddlebred horses.

Nadler is married to Pamela Green Nadler (WWU ’77) and they have three children. He is a member of the Calvary Episcopal Church and a member of the board of trustees of the Summit, N. J., YMCA. He has a B.A. in economics from the University of Kansas and an MBA from Rutgers University.

After 12 years with Fitch, Inc., a New York-based bond-rating agency, Nadler recently left to organize a new business venture. At Fitch he worked in several capacities, including group-managing director for corporate finance, municipal finance and technology groups.

Previously, Nadler ran the Global Structured Finance group overseeing the expansion of offices in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Tokyo. While at Fitch, he also developed the Volatility ratings, a rating scale used to measure market risk, and the Residential Mortgage Backed Securities model, used to rate mortgage-backed securities.

Weldon is publisher of the Fulton Sun. She is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, with a degree in sociology and she earned a J.D. from the University of Tulsa, College of Law.

She has worked at Jefferson City (Mo.) News Tribune as a photographer and in ad sales and the newsroom. She interned with the Kentucky Court of Appeals in Louisville and then worked full time with the court’s Frankfort Office.

Weldon was a law clerk for the Honorable Edward D. Robertson, Jr., Supreme Court of Missouri. She was an attorney for the Missouri Judicial Finance Commission and Chief Legal Counsel for the Prenger Center, which is Cole County’s Juvenile Center.

She was appointed by Governor Mel Carnahan to the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole in 1997 and served two years. She is a member of the Missouri and Kentucky Bar, a director of Callaway Hills Animal Shelter, a mentor and a world champion exhibitor of American Saddlebred horses.