Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The ETSU Foundation board of directors is elected from the organization's general membership. The charter provides that up to 30 individuals may serve on the board. Terms are for four years, and may be renewed one time. After a term of absence for four years, a member may be re-elected to the Board of Directors. Meetings are annual, unless a special meeting is called. Appointees from the Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, the President of ETSU, and the President/CEO of the ETSU Foundation, serve as members of the Board. 

Chairman

Mr. D. Roger Kennedy '69
Former President & CEO
AFG Industries, Inc.
Johnson City, Tenn.

Vice Chairman

Mr. M. Thomas Krieger

 

 

Secretary

Dan Mahoney

Mr. J. Daniel Mahoney '66
Owner
Mahoney's
Johnson City, Tenn.

Treasurer

Steve Conerly

Dr. Steve Conerly

 

Immediate Past Chairman

Mrs. Leslie Parks Pope* **
President, The Parks Group
Kingsport, Tenn.

Past Chairman

Mr. Wayne G. Basler*
Former Director
AFG Industries, Inc.
Kingsport, Tenn.

Investment Chairman

Mr. Donald R. Raber*
President
Aldebaran Financial, Inc.
Kingsport, Tenn.

Planned Giving Committee Chair

Mr. Dennis T. Powell
Owner
Dennis Powell Body Shop
Johnson City, Tenn.

Frederick Pal Barger

Frederick "Pal" Barger '55
Owner
Pal's
Kingsport, Tenn.

Mrs. Sharon Boles

Mrs. Sharon Boles '69
Retired Eastman Executive
Gray, Tenn.

 

Mr. James Brinkley

Mr. James Brinkley '60
Retired Entrepreneur
Orange Park, Fla.

Mr. Walter Lee Davis

Mr. Walter Lee Davis
Attorney
Hunter, Smith and Davis LLP
Johnson City, Tenn.

 

Mrs. Betty DeVinney
Retired VP
Eastman Chemical Company
Kingsport, Tenn.

 

Mrs. Janey Diehl '50
Owner
Richard Diehl, Inc.
Jonesborough, Tenn.

 

Dr. James Gibson
Physician & Senior Director
Mountain Empire Radiology PC
Johnson City, Tenn.

Richard L. Green
'73
President & CEO
General Shale Products Corp.
Johnson City, Tenn.

Dr. Roberta T. Herrin '70 '72
Director of ETSU's

Center of Appalachian Studies

and Services (CASS)

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Ronald V. Hite
President
Alumni Association

The Honorable

William L. Jenkins
Former U.S. First District

Congressman
Rogersville, Tenn.

Mr. Dale Keasling '70
Chairman & CEO
Home Federal Bank
Knoxville, Tenn.

Dr. Stephen Kimbrough
Physician
TriState Mountain Neurology Associates
Johnson City, Tenn.

Mrs. Sonia King
Tax Consultant
Johnson City, Tenn.

Theresa Lee

Mrs. Theresa K. Lee
Senior VP, Chief Legal Office

& Corporate Secretary
Eastman Chemical Company
Kingsport, Tenn.

Mr. Paul Montgomery
VP of Talent Management
Eastman Chemical Company
Member, Tennessee Board of Regents
Kingsport, Tenn.

Mr. Scott Niswonger
Chairman & CEO
Landair Transport, Inc.
Greeneville, Tenn.

Mr. David A. Ogle
Founder
Five Oaks / Ogle, Inc.
Sevier County, Tenn.

Mr. Art Powers
Former Publisher
Johnson City Press
Johnson City, Tenn.

Mr. Stan Puckett
Retired Chairman & CEO
GreenBank
Greeneville, Tenn.

K. Newton Raff
Chairman & CEO
First Tennessee Bank
Johnson City, Tenn.

Mr. James W. Reel '58
Founder
International Computer Corp.
Johnson City, Tenn.

Ms. Sally Simonds
Owner
The Golf Center
Indian Wells, Calif.

Mr. Robert T. (Rab) Summers
President
Summers-Taylor, Inc.
Elizabethon, Tenn.

Mr. Gerald Thomas '71 '72
CEO
Thomas Constructive, Co.
Johnson City, Tenn.

Mr. Raymond R. Thomas '59
Retired VP
Coca-Cola USA
Atlanta, Ga.

Dennis L. Vonderfecht
President & Chief
Executive Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, Tenn.

Dr. Susan Gentry Williams '67
Professor of Management
Jack C. Massey Graduate

School of Business
Belmont University
Nashville, Tenn.

Mr. Guy B. Wilson, Jr.

Mr. Guy B. Wilson, Jr.
Owner
Wilson Pharmacy, Inc.
Johnson City, Tenn.

Dr. Brian Noland
President
East Tennessee State University

 

Jeff Anderson

Jeff Anderson
Interim Vice President for
University Advancement
ETSU Foundation President/CEO

 

Dr. David D. Collins '96
VP for Finance & Administration
Chief Financial Officer,
ETSU Foundation

 

*Executive Committee Member

**Member, Tennessee Board of Regents