Presidential Search Committee

The committee members are as follows:

Mr. Greg Duckett, Chair
TBR Board Member
Memphis, Tenn.                                                 

Mr. Paul Montgomery
TBR Board Member
Johnson City, Tenn.

Ms. Emily Reynolds
TBR Board Member
Nashville, Tenn.

Mr. Robert (Bob) P. Thomas
TBR Board Member
Nashville, TN

Dr. Veronica Oates (Updated 08/24/2012)
FACULTY SENATE REPRESENTATIVE
Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN

Dr. Terry Likes
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Department Chair, Communications
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Linda Guthrie
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Interim Associate Dean, College of Education
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Martene Stanberry
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
College of Engineering
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tenn.

Mr. David Rawles
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
President, Student Government Association
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tenn.

Ms. Danicia Hayes
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Miss Tennessee State University
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tenn.

Mrs. Sandra Hunt
ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVE
President, Nashville Alumni Chapter for TSU
Arrington, Tenn.

Mr. Leonard Stephens
ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVE
TSU National Alumni Association Executive Board Representative
Silver Spring, Md.

Mr. Jewel Jordan
ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVE
Affiliate Broker, ERA Chamberwood Realty Group
Collierville, Tenn.  

Mr. Tavarski Hughes (Updated 09/05/2012)
ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVE
Public Policy Liaison
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Memphis, TN

Ms. Yvonne Sanders
SUPPORT STAFF REPRESENTATIVE
Chair, Staff Senate
Procurement and Business Services
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tenn. 

Dr. S. Keith Hargrove
ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE
Dean, College of Engineering
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tenn.  

Mr. Charles Sueing
BUSINESS COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE
President, Sueing Insurance Agency/Nationwide
Nashville, Tenn.

Ms. Jacky Akbari
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Nashville Career Advancement Center/ Division of Mayor’s Office
Nashville, Tenn.

Mr. L. Vincent Williams, Esq.
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Retired Deputy Attorney General
Nashville, Tenn.

Ms. Joann North
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Madison, Tenn.

Mr. Melvin Malone
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Chair, Tennessee State University Foundation
Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC
Nashville, Tenn.

Ms. Rita Sanders Geier
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Former Faculty Member
Knoxville, Tenn.

Mr. Ron Corbin
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Retired Field VP, Allstate Insurance Company
Brentwood, Tenn.

Ms. Gari S. Cowan
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Manager of Global Staffing
Caterpillar Financial Services
Nashville, Tenn.






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