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Board of Trustees


The guidance from our board members enables the college to expand its curriculum, attract talented faculty and administration, and sustain financial strength to support purposeful growth of programs, accessibility, and facilities.

Jessica Thrasher Wilson

Woodbridge, VA

Board Chair

Dr. Eric M. Barnes

Vice Chair

Dr. Michael V. Bowie

Gainsville, FL

Chair Academic and Student Affairs


Thomas Montfort

Atlanta, GA


Judith M. Tolbert

Fairbanks, AK


Brenda Gardner

Alpharetta, GA

President, KCNAA

Cynthia Parker-Ferguson

Dallas, TX

The Honorable Johnny Ford

Tuskegee, AL

Trustee Emeritus


Anthony Lloyd

Philadelphia, PA

Chair Communications

Rotusha Harris

Atlanta, GA

Sheryle Houston

Knoxville, TN

Co-Chair Infrastructure and Technology

Frank Shanklin

Knoxville, TN

Chair Community Relations

Von F. Smith

Frankfort, KY


Sam B. Wesley, II

Gainesville, FL

Chair Governance Committee

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Our greatest investment is in the future of our students and our community.

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