Mr. Robert F. Wardrop II, vice chair

​President and Attorney
Wardrop & Wardrop P.C.

300 Ottawa Avenue, N.W.
Suite 150
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 459-1225

Term expires:
December 31, 2022

 Board committees:
 Audit Committee
 Enterprise Risk Committee

Wardrop was appointed to the Board of Trustees by Governor Jennifer Granholm on March 24, 2010, to complete a term ending December 31, 2014, and reappointed by Governor Rick Snyder for an eight-year term ending December 31, 2022. Wardrop is a practicing attorney with Wardrop & Wardrop, P.C., and has a lifelong affiliation with Central Michigan University. Wardrop grew up in Mount Pleasant and attended grade school on the campus of CMU. He earned a bachelor's degree in math from CMU and a master's degree in economics. He subsequently taught for two years in the economics department. After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Detroit School of Law, Wardrop served 18 years on the CMU Alumni Association Board of Directors, including two as president. Mr. Wardrop and his wife Rae Marie, who also attended CMU, are residents of Grand Rapids and Atlantic Beach, Florida.