College of Continuing Studies - Board of Visitors

Board of Visitors Golfing

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

October 17 - CCS Centennial Celebration
More information coming soon

October 18 - 16th Annual Board of Visitors Scholarship Golf Tournament

Greystone Golf and Country Club
Hoover, AL
More information

2019 Board of Visitors

Sally BrownMrs. Sally Clark Bowers
Attorney, Mediator and Trainer
Proctor & Vaugh, LLC
Sylacauga, Alabama

John JacowayMr. John Jacoway
Southeast Financial Credit Union
Franklin, Tennessee

William "Bill" BryantMr. William "Bill" Bryant
Dominick, Feld, Hyde, P.C.
Birmingham, Alabama

Bobby KnightMr. Bobby Knight
Chief Operating Officer
R and F Group, LLC
Birmingham, Alabama

Dennis CameronMr. Dennis Cameron
Cooke, Cameron, Travis & Company
Birmingham, Alabama

Linda KramerMrs. Linda Kramer
Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Regions Financial
Knoxville, Tennessee

Michele ColeyMrs. Michele Coley
Agency Owner
Allstate Coley Agency
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Sandra LandauMrs. Sandra Landau
Birmingham, Alabama

Jimmy CrockerMr. Jimmy Crocker
Director of Trust/Senior Vice President
IBERIA Wealth Advisors
Birmingham, Alabama

Molly McGregorMrs. Molly McGregor
Retired Nonprofit Professional
Hoover, Alabama

Joan DavisDr. Joan Davis
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, Louisiana

Edward MeadowsDr. Edward Meadows
Pensacola State College
Pensacola, Florida

Wayne DykesMr. Wayne Dykes
SpotGenie Partners, LLC
Atlanta, Georgia

Verta Barr MehergMrs. Verta Barr Meherg
Formerly Quality Mazda, VW Owner, Barr Realty and Barr Acres
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Stefan EisenDr. Stefan Eisen, Jr.
Retired USAF/Professor of Research
Montgomery, Alabama

Bill OwenMr. Bill Owen
Owen Advisors, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

Bobbie GoldsteinMrs. Bobbie Goldstein
Merrill Lynch/Bank of America
Birmingham, Alabama

Georgia Willis RhodesDr. Georgia Willis Rhodes
Holmes Hearing Services, LLC
Greensboro, Alabama

Jheovanny GomezMr. Jheovanny Gomez
Jalapenos Mexican Grill
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Guy SciroMr. Guy Sciro
Retired Facilitator UPS Consultant
UPS Corporation
Vestavia, Alabama

Scott GrissettMr. Scott Grissett
Client Success Specialist
Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems
Pensacola, Florida

Lloyd SheltonMr. Lloyd Shelton
Borland Benefield, P. C.
Birmingham, Alabama

Billy HatmakerMr. Billy L. Hatmaker
Adjunct Professor
The University of Alabama
Manderson Graduate School of Business
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Joe SmithMr. Joe Smith
Smith and Associates Enterprises
Birmingham, Alabama

Sylvester HesterMr. Sylvester Hester
President & CEO
GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Vestavia, Alabama

Rick SmithMr. Rick Smith
Business Development Manager 
Chubb Workplace Benefits
Columbus, Georgia

John HodgesCaptain John Hodges
Blue Skies Travel
Alexander City, Alabama

Kevin TaylorMr. Kevin Taylor
Sandy Springs, Georgia

Alice Gordon HollowayMrs. Alice Gordon Holloway
CEO, Executive Problem Solver
Skye Connect Incorporated 
Birmingham, Alabama

Henry WareMr. Henry Ware
Bridgeworth Financial, LLC
Birmingham, Alabama

Elizabeth HowardMrs. Elizabeth Howard
Reading Specialist/Retired Teacher 
Pelham, Alabama

Fitzgerald WashingtonMr. Fitzgerald Washington
Secretary of Labor
Alabama Department of Labor
Montgomery, Alabama

Ronald HowardMr. Ronald Howard
Retired Systems Analyst
Bellsouth Telecommunications
Pelham, Alabama