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Foundation Leadership

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.

The NCCU Foundation Inc. is registered as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) public charity. For the answers to frequently asked questions, please visit our Foundation FAQs page. 

George R. Hamilton

Ms. Frankie J. Perry


John Barbee

Mr. Ernest Jenkins Jr., '74, '80

Vice President
Executive Director

Paul Pope

Mr. James D. Williams


Paul Pope

Daniel R. Meachum, Esquire, '77


Kim Saunders

David L. Avery '63

President, NCCU Alumni Association

Kim Saunders

Mr. Floyd Benjamin, '65 '67

Investment Committee Chair

Harold Epps

Mr. Cornelius L. Best

Harold Epps

Ms. E'Vonne Coleman-Cook, '76

Resource Development and Annual Fund Committee Chair

Paul Pope

Ms. Paula Hubbard

Paul Pope

Mr. John P. Hudson

Finance Committee Chair

Kim Saunders

Heather Smith Linton CPA, CFP, CVA, CDFA

Audit Committee Chair

Kim Saunders

Dr. Delores Parker

Kim Saunders

Ms. Allyson Siegel


Kim Saunders

Judge A. Leon Stanback

Governance Committee Chair

Kim Saunders

Ms. D. Carr Thompson '90

Kim Saunders

Mr. Kerry Watson

Kim Saunders

Dr. Debra Saunders-White

Chancellor North Carolina Central University

Kim Saunders

Dr. Harriet Frink Davis

Vice Chancellor Institutional Advancement

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