Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Mission

The Board of Trustees shall have and exercise the corporate powers prescribed by law. Its primary functions shall be policy making and responsibility for sound resource management of the corporation. The Board of Trustees shall further determine the general, educational and financial policies, and shall have the power to carry out any other functions except those limited by law.

OFFICERS

MR. JOHN “MAC” HEALY, CHAIR
President, Healy Wholesale Company
Fayetteville, North Carolina

DR. RAKESH GUPTA, VICE CHAIR
Cape Fear Center for Digestive Diseases
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. TIMOTHY “TIM” S. RICHARDSON, SECRETARY
Area Vice President, First Citizens Bank
Fayetteville, North Carolina

DR. WILLIAM “DICKSON” SCHAEFER, TREASURER
Orthopedic Surgeon and President, Fayetteville Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Fayetteville, North Carolina

DR. MARY LYNN BRYAN, IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Editor, The Jane Addams Papers
Former President, Cumberland Community Foundation
Family businesses:  Bryan Honda
Fayetteville, North Carolina

 

TRUSTEES

DR. RICHARD “BOB” R. ALLEN, SR.
Chairman, Fay Block; D.R. Allen & Son, Inc.; Concrete Service Co.
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. D. KEITH ALLISON
Owner, Systel, Inc.
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. PETER M. BROOME
Vice President, Business Development, Acushnet Company
Bristol, Rhode Island

THE HONORABLE JOHN W. BROWN ‘71
Circuit Court Judge of the First Judicial Circuit of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Chesapeake, Virginia

MR. A. HOWARD BULLARD, JR. 
Owner and President, Bullard Furniture
Fayetteville, North Carolina

THE HONORABLE MARGARET HIGHSMITH DICKSON
Former Member, N.C. Senate, District 19
Former Member, N.C. House of Representatives, District 44
Raleigh, North Carolina

MRS. JENNIFER CLEVELAND ELAM
McLean Foundation
Raleigh, North Carolina

DR. LOLETA WOOD FOSTER
Owner & Psychologist, Assessment Counseling & Consulting
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. ROBERT J. GLASER
North Carolina Auto Dealers Association
Raleigh, NC

MR. LESLIE “LES” A. GRIFFIN
Owner, Cape Fear Financial Services, Inc.
Fayetteville, North Carolina

GENERAL (RET.) JOHN W. HANDY, USAF, '66
President & CEO, JH Consulting, LLC
Charlotte, North Carolina

MRS. BETTY UPCHURCH HASTY
Owner, Hasty Real Estate (Retired)
Laurinburg, North Carolina

MR. J. DANIEL “DANNY” HIGHSMITH, SR.
Vice President, Beasley Broadcast Group
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. CHARLES B. HOLMES
Managing Director Client Development, GenSpring
New York, New York

MRS. LINDA B. HUFF '74
President, H&H Homes
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. H. TERRY HUTCHENS
Hutchens Law Firm
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. EDWARD T. “TUNA” KEIL ‘70
Educator, Chesapeake Public Schools (Retired)
Suffolk, Virgina

MR. EARL D. LEAKE '73
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Lance, Inc. (Retired)
Charlotte, North Carolina

MR. O. RAY MANNING, JR. '73
President of the Board of Directors of the Cumberland Community Foundation (2012-2013)
Executive Vice President, Bergen Brunswig Medical Corp. (Retired)
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. RON B. MATTHEWS
Manager, AROC, LLC
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. R. WILLIFORD MCCAULEY
McCauley Law Firm
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. GEORGE W. MILLER, JR.
Senior Partner, Haywood, Denny & Miller, L.L.P., Attorneys at Law
Durham, North Carolina

MR. WILLIAM O. “BILL” MUSGRAVE
Owner, Cadillac of Fayetteville; Lumberton Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac
Charlotte, North Carolina

MR. ANDREW SHUCK ‘95
Charlotte Country Club
Charlotte, NC

MR. ELTON STANLEY ‘75
Director, Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Plano, Texas

MR. IRA M. STEINGOLD
Steingold and Mendelson
Suffolk, VA

MR. JAMES J. TOWNSEND ’80
President, InfoStrat (Information Strategies)
Washington, DC

MR. LAWRENCE “LARRY” H. WALSH ’93
Owner, The Logistics Co. Inc.
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. SCOTT WEATHINGTON
President, Agri-Technologies, Inc.
Roseboro, North Carolina

MR. WILLIAM “BILL” R. WEST, SR. '69
Senior Vice President, BB&T- West Insurance Company
Fayetteville, North Carolina

DR. JASON A. WILLIAMS '98
President and CEO, PRTI, Inc.
Raleigh, North Carolina

REV. GILLIAM P. WISE '83
Beacon District Superintendent, North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church
Fayetteville, North Carolina

DR. HARVEY T. WRIGHT II '70,
Financial Advisor and Vice President, Merrill Lynch
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. JOHN W. WYATT III
President, Valley Auto World
Fayetteville, North Carolina

 

TRUSTEES EMERITI

MR. FRANK BARRAGAN, JR.
Retired Chairman and CEO of North Carolina Natural Gas Corporation (1966 to 1994)
Savannah, Georgia

THE REVEREND DR. BRIAN G. GENTLE
Durham, North Carolina

MRS. DOROTHY B. HUBBARD
Hubbard’s Farm and Stables (Retired)
Sanford, North Carolina

MRS. JANE HOOK JOHNSON
President, United Methodist Women, The United Methodist Church, North Carolina Annual Conference (Retired)
Durham, North Carolina

DR. H. W. “MARK” MILLER IV
President and CEO, Dermasensa Laboratories, Inc.
Plastic Surgeon and President/Owner, Blowing Rock Plastic Surgery, PLC
Blowing Rock, North Carolina

MR. VANCE NEAL
Short Stop Food Marts
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. DON PRICE
Owns and operates Lafayette Ford, Inc.
Fayetteville, North Carolina

DR. FRANK P. STOUT
Orthodontist (Retired)
Stout Properties
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. DAVID K. “BUD” TAYLOR, JR. ’68
President of D.K. Taylor Oil Company, Inc.
Fayetteville, North Carolina

DR. R. DILLARD TEER
Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer for the Nello Teer, Company (Retired)
Durham, North Carolina

MS. TERRI S. UNION
Former Owner and President of Union Corrugating Company (Retired)
Fayetteville, North Carolina

MR. THOMAS “TOM” L. WALDEN
Medical Science Liaison, Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc. (Retired)
Youngsville, North Carolina

DR. RAMON L. YARBOROUGH, TRUSTEE EMERITI CHAIR
President/Publisher, Fayetteville Publishing Company (Retired)
Fayetteville, North Carolina

 

President Emeritus

DR. M. ELTON HENDRICKS (1983-2010)
M. Elton Hendricks became the third president of Methodist University (then Methodist College) in 1983. He retired 27 years later.
Fayetteville, North Carolina

 

President

DR. BEN E. HANCOCK, JR.

 

Bishop

REV. HOPE MORGAN WARD
North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church
Raleigh, North Carolina

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