The Board of Visitors (BOV) was established to further the mission of The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies in achieving its goals. Through the BOV, the College is able to tap into the combined knowledge and expertise of its members, who share a love of the University of Alabama and care about the success of the College. Members serve as an active planning coalition to assist the College in the advancement of excellence in educational programming and outreach.
  • provide non-traditional adult students with the opportunity to obtain a degree from The University of Alabama;The Board consists of a diverse group of business people, educators and professionals with a common goal of supporting the College in our efforts to:
  • provide professional development programs to assist in the attainment of career goals;
  • help to create a safer and healthier workplace and environment.
BOV members act in an advisory capacity to the Dean of the College, often serve as a sounding board for the Dean, serve on one or more of the Board’s standing committees and support the Dean and Director of Advancement in their efforts to secure scholarships and support funds for the College.

Board Objectives

  1. Provide feedback on program and curriculum development.
  2. Assist in identifying new and expanding opportunities for the College.
  3. Identify volunteers, prospective donors, and fund-raising opportunities and seek ways to strengthen partnerships with alumni and other friends for the advancement of the College.
  4. Serve on advisory committees to provide advice on specific programs needs and issues.

Board Obligations

  1. Mission - Possess a strong belief in the mission of the College of Continuing Studies.
  2. Leadership Giving – Annual contribution to the College’s Capstone Lifelong Learning Society support fund or toward scholarships for students.
  3. Commitment - Commit to serve on the Board of Visitors for a minimum of three consecutive years.
  4. Attendance - Attend the College’s two Board of Visitors meetings each year (Fall and Spring).

Save the Dates

November 13, 2020 - Fall Board of Visitors Meeting


Board of Visitors

Picture of Mr. Dennis Cameron

Mr. Dennis Cameron

Cooke, Cameron, Travis & Company
Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mrs. Linda Kramer

Mrs. Linda Kramer

Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Regions Financial
Knoxville, Tennessee

Picture of Mrs. Michele Coley

Mrs. Michele Coley

Agency Owner
Allstate Coley Agency
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Mrs. Sandra Landau

Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Jimmy Crocker

Mr. Jimmy Crocker

Director of Trust/Senior Vice President
IBERIA Wealth Advisors
Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mrs. Molly McGregor

Mrs. Molly McGregor

Retired Nonprofit Professional
Hoover, Alabama

Picture of Dr. Joan Davis

Dr. Joan Davis

Delgado Community College
New Orleans, Louisiana

Picture of Dr. Edward Meadows

Dr. Edward Meadows

Pensacola State College
Pensacola, Florida

Picture of Mr. Wayne Dykes

Mr. Wayne Dykes

SpotGenie Partners, LLC
Atlanta, Georgia

Picture of Mrs. Verta Barr Meherg

Mrs. Verta Barr Meherg

Formerly Quality Mazda, VW Owner, Barr Realty and Barr Acres
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Picture of Dr. Stefan Eisen, Jr.

Dr. Stefan Eisen, Jr.

Retired USAF/Professor of Research
Montgomery, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Bill Owen

Mr. Bill Owen

Owen Advisors, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mrs. Bobbie Goldstein

Mrs. Bobbie Goldstein

Merrill Lynch/Bank of America
Birmingham, Alabama

Dr. Georgia Willis Rhodes

Holmes Hearing Services, LLC
Greensboro, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Jheovanny Gomez

Mr. Jheovanny Gomez

Jalapenos Mexican Grill
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Guy Sciro

Mr. Guy Sciro

Retired Facilitator UPS Consultant
UPS Corporation
Vestavia, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Scott Grissett

Mr. Scott Grissett

Client Success Specialist
Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems
Pensacola, Florida

Picture of Mr. Lloyd Shelton

Mr. Lloyd Shelton

Borland Benefield, P. C.
Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Billy L. Hatmaker

Mr. Billy L. Hatmaker

Adjunct Professor
The University of Alabama
Manderson Graduate School of Business
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Joe Smith

Mr. Joe Smith

Smith and Associates Enterprises
Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Sylvester Hester

Mr. Sylvester Hester

President & CEO
GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Vestavia, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Rick Smith

Mr. Rick Smith

Business Development Manager
Chubb Workplace Benefits
Columbus, Georgia

Captain John Hodges

Blue Skies Travel
Alexander City, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Kevin Taylor

Mr. Kevin Taylor

Sandy Springs, Georgia

Picture of Mrs. Alice Gordon Holloway

Mrs. Alice Gordon Holloway

CEO, Executive Problem Solver
Skye Connect Incorporated
Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Henry Ware

Mr. Henry Ware

Bridgeworth Financial, LLC
Birmingham, Alabama

Picture of Mrs. Elizabeth Howard

Mrs. Elizabeth Howard

Reading Specialist/Retired Teacher
Pelham, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Fitzgerald Washington

Mr. Fitzgerald Washington

Secretary of Labor
Alabama Department of Labor
Montgomery, Alabama

Picture of Mr. Ronald Howard

Mr. Ronald Howard

Retired Systems Analyst
Bellsouth Telecommunications
Pelham, Alabama