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.

Alumni Relations Committee

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

  • Debrah Miller, Chair
  • Lorraine Angelino
  • Lee Prather

Annual/Campaign Gifts Committee

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

  • Jerry Stevens, Chair
  • Theo Lane
  • Don Scott

Investment 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.

  • Jan Smoke, Chair

Finance Committee

  • David Buckshorn
  • Jack Lawrence
  • Jerry Stevens

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.

  • Doug Kauffmann, Chair
  • Stephen Baggett, Jr.
  • Holly Bracknell
  • David Mash*
  • Brent Parris

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.

  • A. R. Charnes, Chair
  • Alvin Green
  • Heather Jones
  • Renee Love*
  • Paige Ouzts*
  • Gerald Witt

*Non-voting Board Members