A Board of Directors manages the business of the Foundation. The Board elects its own officers, including a president, vice president and executive director, secretary and treasurer. Voting, ex officio members include the chancellor, chair of the Board of Trustees and president of the National Alumni Association or their official delegates. The vice chancellor for institutional advancement is an ex officio, non-voting member of the Board.
Officers serve two-year terms, and directors serve for three years with a maximum of two consecutive terms of service. Board members work within committees concerned with investment, resource development and the annual fund, real estate, finance, governance and the audit.
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Mr. Ernest Jenkins Jr., Vice President and Executive Director
Atty. Daniel R. Meachum, Secretary
Dr. Mary D. Jacobs, Treasurer
Mr. Floyd Benjamin, Investment Committee Chair
Ms. E´Vonne Coleman-Cook, Resource Development and Annual Fund Committee Chair
Mr. Robert J. Corbitt
Ms. Tania Davis, President of the National Alumni Association, Ex-Officio
Mr. John P. Hudson, Finance Committee Chair
Ms. Heather Linton, Audit Committee Chair
Dr. Delores Parker
Ms. Avon Ruffin, Representative of the Board of Trustees, Ex-Officio
Judge A. Leon Stanback
Ms. D. Carr Thompson
Mr. Kerry Watson
Mr. James D. "Butch" Williams
Dr. Debra Saunders-White, Chancellor, Ex-Officio
Dr. Harriet Frink Davis, Vice Chancellor, Ex-Officio