2017 VSU Alumni Association Board Members

2017 Alumni Group Picture

First Row Left to Right: Wes Sewell, Chuck Roberts, Mikki Hudson, Rudy Prine, Beverley Richard-Blake, Jessica Freeman, Kimberly Homer.
Second Row Left to Right: Sherry Wood, Demario Jones, Mike Beverly, Jamie Hill,  Lorena McLemore-Cole, Ashley Mock, Font Tornabene, Amanda Peacock, Scott Purvis.
Third Row Left to Right: JD Dean, Kevin Daw, Michael Smith, Jeff Hooks, Jim Tunison, Greg Bright, Larry Hanson.

2017 Alumni Association Officers

Col. Jeff Hooks, RET. USMC

Immediate Past President

BFA '87; Retired US Marine; Wife Lori Hooks BS '87; three children, Nathalie BFA '12, Nicholas & Jeffrey.

Jim Tunison

Jim Tunison

President 

BA '85; Mercer University School of Law '88; Superior Court Judge, Southern Judicial Circuit.

Emmitt Nolan

Emmitt Nolan

Committee Chair Chapters South

BA '01; Caseworker/Field, Representative Congressman, Buddy Carter/U.S. Congress.

Beverley Richardson-Blake

Beverley Richardson-Blake

Secretary

BSED '78,MED '81, MED '85; Senior Academic Advisor-BIOLOGY Centralized Advising Center at VSU; one daughter Brittanye, current VSU student.

Larry Hanson

Larry Hanson

Vice President

'BS '95; City Manager for the City of Valdosta; two children, Dillon & Karaa Hope.

 

Sirocus Barnes

Sircocus Barnes

Committee Chair Chapters North

BA '06, MPA '11; Program Director at Georgia Institute of Technolgy-CEISMC.

Font Tornabene

Font Tornabene

Committee Chair Booster Relations

BFA '88; Insurance Agent with Georgia Farm Bureau; Wife Penny BSED ’86, MED ’88; Two children, son Dalton, current VSU Senior, & daughter Addison.

Sherry Wood

Sherry Wood

Committee Chair Directors

BBA '88, BBA '04; Accountant Department of Treasury.

Lorena McLemore-Cole

Lorena McLemore-Cole

Committee Chair Student Services

BSLP '94, MSLP '95; Clinic Director for VSU’s Speech & Hearing Clinic located in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Husband Jesse Cole '95; two daughters, Amanda & Sarah.

Mike Beverly

Mike Beverly

Treasurer

BBA '74, MBA '76, CPA '82; Director,Center for Business and Economic Research Management Lecturer, Valdosta State University; wife Ginger.

Mikki Hudson

Mikki Hudson

Committee Chair Special Events

BBA '01; Owner of Jessie's Restaurant & Catering.

2017 VSU Alumni Board Members

 

Greg Bright

Greg Bright

BAS '08; LPL Financial Advisor with Wiregrass Investment Management; Wife Amanda; one son; Greyson.

Sheila Roberts

Sheila Brannick Roberts '94 '02 

Ex-officio and Valdosta Chapter President.

J.D. Bean

J.D. Dean

BA '00; Attorney with Hall Booth Smith, P.C.; Wife Kerri Dean, Early Childhood Education '99; two children: John Laurent & Jacks. 

Jamie Hill

Jamie Foster Hill

BSED '05, MED '06; Special Education Teacher Lowndes County Board of Education.

Jessica Freeman

Jessica Freeman

BA '02; Director of Probation, City of Remerton

Will Fricks

Will Fricks

BFA '02; Student 

Kevin Daw

Kevin Daw

BS '05 MED '08 Ed.S '12; Principal, Valdosta City School; Wife Lisa Daw '97; two children: Zachary and Braydon.

Kimberly Homer

Kimberly C. Homer

BS '96; Treatment Specialist for United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Ashley Lewis

Ashley Lewis

BA '02 MPA '03; Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of West Georgia.

Ashley Mock

Ashley Mock

BFA '07; MA '11; Banking Officer/Marketing Coordinator, Commercial Banking Company; Husband, C.J. '07.

Clay Moseley

Clay Mosley

BBA '78; Financial Advisor, Southeast Capital Investment Group/Raymond James; Wife Janet.

Amanda Peacock

Amanda Peacock

BFA '07; Regional Tourism Project Manager with Georgia Department of Economic Development.

Rudy Prine

Rudy Prine

BSCJ '86; MS and PhD Florida State; Professor, VSU, Anthropology and Criminal Justice.

Scott Purvis

Scott Purvis

MPA '92; Currently employed by Georgia Power as a Project Manager.

Jerome Register

Jerome Register

BSED '81 MED '83 MED '86, AP/AD, Assistant Principal at Monroe Comprehensive High School; Wife Priscilla '80 

Chuck Roberts

Chuck Roberts

BBA '78, MED '80; Physician Relations & Marketing, Chauncey Drugs of Valdosta; Wife Sheila Roberts, Early Childhood Education '78, '80; five children 

Eddie Smith

Eddie Smith

BBA '88; CEO President, Colony Bank; Wife Amy '94.

Larry Smith

Larry Smith

BBA '85; Pilot, United Airlines.

Randy Steedly

Randy Steedley

BA '99; Wife Jennifer Johnston Steedley PR '98; Children: Sage, Reese & Jack; Owner of Spirit Screen Printing & Embroidery (formerly Greek Row) and Winnersville Awards

Michael Smith

Michael A. Smith

BBA '05; Owner of Smittys; Wife Kori; two children: Aubrey and Mary Allen.

Ryan Whitfield

Ryan Whitfield

BFA '88, MPA '04, Assistant Director of Employer Relations in Career Services at Kennesaw State University

Paula Weeks

Paula A. Weeks

BFA '85; Senior Managment at Coca-Cola Company.

Don Wilham

Don Wilham

BBA '80; Retired from National Credit Union Administration; Wife Tricia.

Maya Mapp

Ex-officio and Student Government Association President.
(SGA)

Wes Sewell

 Wesley Sewell

BBA '90, BFA '97; Owner of Wes Sewell Photography; Wife Donna '88 '89; two children: Tucker and Parker.

Corinna Robinson

Corinna Robinson

BFA '02; Executive Director for Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission; Husband Brian; One child: Quinn.

Nick Overstreet

Nicholas D. Overstreet

BA '01, MPA '02; City Manager in Alma; Wife Jennifer; two children.

Donovan Head

Donovan Head

BA '11; Field Representative and Office Director, U.S. Congressman Austin Scott.

Demario Jones

Demario Jones

BA '11; Teacher/Football Coach at Valdosta High School.

Lauren Fici

Lauren Fici

BFA '08; Owner of In An Instant Events; Husband Ali.

Gala Jackson

Gala Jackson

BFA '06, MED '08; Owner of Interview Snob.

 

Lauren Hansen

Laura Hansen

BSED '86; Special Education Teacher for Lowndes County School System; Husband John.

Lindsay Strickland

Lindsay P. Strickland

BFA '08; Director of Government Relations, Georgia World Congress Center Authority; Husband Brian '06.