FLORENCE – The Francis Marion University Alumni Association Advisory Board has filled 19 positions with new members from around the Pee Dee and Midlands of South Carolina.
The members will serve two-year terms. Membership terms are staggered and there are 47 members total.
The advisory board is the governing body for the more than 12,000-member FMU Alumni Association. The purpose of the board is to organize and govern the various activities of the Alumni Association and to advise the association on ways it can effectively serve and promote the university and community. The four committees of the board are events, student relations, fund-raising and public relations.
The advisory board meets four times a year, with committee meetings called by committee chairmen as necessary. The board also is responsible for selecting the annual winner of the Benjamin Ingram Wall III Young Alumnus Award.
New members of the FMU Alumni Association Advisory Board, by hometown, are:
DARLINGTON: Minnie Ann Hurell, David James McIntosh
EFFINGHAM: Thomas P. Taylor
ELGIN: Jim McLaurin
FLORENCE: Mary K. Belissary, Edgar L. Clements, D. Fripp Ducker, Gary I. Finklea, Vivian (Lucas) Gallman, Theresa Benge Morning, Sharon C. Norris, Timothy F. Norwood, Virginia Anne “Ginny” Rogers, Eugene Thomas, William Turner
HARTSVILLE: Lea P. Hickey
LATTA: Nadena C. “Dena” Strickland
LEXINGTON: Debi Branstiter
MARION: Will Eskridge
Current members of the FMU Alumni Association Advisory Board, by hometown, are:
BRANTFORD, ONTARIO, CANADA: James A. Harrell
COLUMBIA: April C. Sandifer, Terry Williams
DARLINGTON: T. Mac Josey, James F. “Jim” Spears
FLORENCE: Theresa C. Anderson, Kenneth E. Barnes, Shirley C. Bausmith, C.M. Brown Jr., Charlie D. Calder, Marta I. Fenton, Dawn Calcutt Hancock, Robert C. “Bobby” Holland Jr., Stephen N. Jones, Catherine K. Lee, Kendal L. Shelley, Wanda R. Smallwood, Mark Vinson, Julian M. Young
HARTSVILLE: Glenda Byrd Atkinson
MARION: D. Scott Schoonover
MONCKS CORNER: Chris P. Biering
MOUNT PLEASANT: F. Gerald Chamness
MURRELLS INLET: Gloria H. Timmons
NORTH AUGUSTA: Shelly Fleshman Feltham, Tracy Freeman
NORTH CHARLESTON: Devenney Ann Mazell
PELZER: John T. Coker III
#69 / 10-23-00