The Foundation Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee meets bi-monthly to conduct the business of The Foundation. This committee has all of the powers of the board except the power to do anything that is inconsistent with board policy or with actions taken by the board. Any member of the Executive Committee who is also a paid employee of Lander University serves as a non-voting member of the Executive Committee. Members of this committee include the four officers of The Lander Foundation, the president of Lander University, the president of the Alumni Association, and the chairs of the six standing committees.

Annual/Campaign Gifts Committee

The Annual Gifts Committee coordinates the annual gifts program in cooperation with the Lander Office of Development.

Emmett Davis, Chair
Herbert R. Anderson, Jr.
William (Bill) G. Dixon
Lisa Emily
Ron Millender

Charlie Rogers

Faculty/Staff Development Committee

The University Faculty and Staff Development Committee receives and studies proposals regarding needs of the University, such as faculty and staff programs, professional development assistance grants, and special equipment needs.

Wayne Q. Justesen, Jr., Chair
Kevin S. Dempsey
Mary Barnette Ferguson
Danny McKenzie
Gus Ramage
Nancy Scott
W. M. (Bubba) Self, Jr.

Scholarship Committee

The Scholarship Committee is responsible for studying the granting or lending of funds to deserving students.  This committee oversees the general scholarship program administered by The Lander Foundation.

E. Keith Snead, III, Chair
Sandra Anderson
Judith M. (Judi) Burns
Dorothe Krah
Renee Love
Paige Ouzts
W. M. (Bubba) Self, Jr.
Linda Stevens
Audrey Witherspoon

Alumni Relations Committee

The Alumni Relations Committee coordinates those programs of mutual interest to both the Alumni Association and The Foundation.

Don H. Scott, Chair
Maurice Holloway
Fred M. Thrailkill, Jr.

Investments Committee

The Investment Committee monitors The Foundation's investment posture and makes such reports and recommendations to the Executive Committee as may be deemed appropriate.

John W. Pillman, Chair
Herbert R. Anderson, Jr.
W. A. Barnette, Jr
Boykin Curry
Emmett I. Davis, Jr.
Bill Dixon
Calhoun Mays, Jr.
Jim McDonald
Ron Millender
Diane D. Newton

Planned Gifts Committee

The Planned Gifts Committee maintains an active program which includes wills and bequests; life income plans to include annuity trusts, unitrusts, and pooled income funds; charitable gift annuities; life insurance policies; and similar gifts.

Jim McDonald, Chair
Calhoun Mays, Jr.
Nancy Scott