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Office of the President

Board of Trustees Committees

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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of all officers and committee chairs of the Board. It acts as a practical working group which can serve as a resource for informal counseling for the President and undertake emergency or interim actions for the whole Board as appropriate when necessary. It is also the means of informing and coordinating the standing committees.

Yvonne R. Jackson, Chair
Jerri L. DeVard, Vice-Chair / Chair-Elect
Theodore A. Aronson, Vice-Chair
Rosalind G. Brewer, Vice-Chair / Secretary
Ronda E. Stryker, Vice-Chair
Janine Brown
Terry L. Jones
Vicki R. Palmer
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Bradley T. Sheares
Beverly Daniel Tatum

Audit, Budget and Finance Committee
The Audit, Budget and Finance Committee assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities for the financial reporting process, the system of internal control, the audit process, and the College’s process for monitoring compliance with applicable laws and regulations and the Spelman College Code of Conduct.

Brad Sheares, Chair
Theodore R. Aronson
Kim B. Davis
Terry L. Jones
Gwen Adams Norton
Vicki R. Palmer
Ronda E. Stryker
Kathy N. Waller
Yvonne R. Jackson *
Beverly Daniel Tatum *
Robert D. Flanigan Jr.***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Audit Subcommittee
The Audit Subcommittee assists the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities relating to: the integrity of Spelman’s financial statements; the systems of internal control; the performance of Spelman’s external auditors; the external auditors’ qualifications and independence and Spelman’s compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. The subcommittee sets the overall institutional tone for quality financial reporting, sound business risk practices and ethical behavior.

Gwen Adams Norton
Vicki R. Palmer
Brad T. Sheares
Kathy N. Waller
Yvonne R. Jackson *
Beverly Daniel Tatum *
Cathy R. Daniels ***
Robert D. Flanigan Jr. ***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Board Affairs Committee
The Board Affairs Committee develops and implements a long range Trustee recruitment plan, compiles lists of potential new Trustees, and screens candidates for Board membership. The committee also recommends nominees to fill vacancies on the Board and reviews the effectiveness of Trustees whose terms are due to expire before they are nominated for re election.

Janine Brown, Chair
Claire “Yum” Arnold
Rose Harris Johnson
Lovette Russell
Cynthia Neal Spence**
Beverly Daniel Tatum *
Cathy R. Daniels ***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Buildings and Grounds Committee
The Buildings and Grounds Committee reviews proposals and plans for new construction and major renovations on the campus and makes recommendations to the Board. It also reviews the College Master Plan on an ongoing basis to ensure appropriate long term utilization of campus space.

Terry L. Jones, Chair
Aurelia E. Brazeal

Rosalind G. Brewer
Janine Brown
Kathy N. Waller
Yvonne R. Jackson *
Beverly Daniel Tatum *
Robert D. Flanigan Jr. ***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Development Committee
The Development Committee organizes and implements programs to enlist financial support for the College. It maintains a strong on going program of approaching foundations, corporations, government agencies and individuals for funds for the College. It lends assistance to, and is a clearing house for, fundraising efforts of alumnae and friends of the College. It may establish an Advisory Council to the Development Committee to widen the scope of its fundraising abilities.

Theodore R. Aronson, Co-chair
Ronda E. Stryker, Co-chair
Claire “Yum” Arnold
Rosalind G. Brewer
Jerri L. DeVard
Gwen Adams Norton
Lovette Russell
Celeste Watkins-Hayes
Yvonne R. Jackson *
Beverly Daniel Tatum *
Eloise Alexis ***
Kassandra Jolley***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Faculty Affairs and Educational Policy Committee
The Faculty Affairs and Educational Policy Committee serves as a resource which may be sought by the faculty and administration on the planning, implementation, development and evaluation of academic programs.

Evelyn M. Hammonds, Chair
Celeste Watkins-Hayes
Aurelia E. Brazeal
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Cynthia Neal Spence**
Yvonne R. Jackson*
Beverly Daniel Tatum*
Johnnella Butler***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Human Resources Committee

The Human Resources Committee is responsible for setting the College’s compensation philosophy for reviewing and monitoring the executive and managerial compensation programs and the faculty compensation program, in consultation with the Faculty Affairs and Educational Policy Committee. The Committee also sets the compensation for the President subject to full Board approval and attends to other matters pertaining to the well being of the President of the College as the need may arise.

Kim B. Davis
Celeste Watkins-Hayes
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Yvonne R. Jackson *
Beverly Daniel Tatum *
Robert D. Flanigan Jr. ***
Bernadette Cohen***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Investment Committee
The Investment Committee has the power to invest and reinvest any endowment or other funds of the College, and to make such changes in investments from time to time as it may deem advisable, and to authorize and approve all purchases and sales of bonds, stocks and other investments, in accordance with the authority and limitations given and imposed by resolutions of the Board.

Vicki R. Palmer, Chair
Theodore R. Aronson
Gwen Adams Norton
Yvonne R. Jackson *
Beverly Daniel Tatum *
Robert D. Flanigan Jr.***

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative

Student Affairs Committee
The Student Affairs Committee is informed concerning all programs for student affairs, services and activities and, in these areas, acts as a resource for the entire Board.

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Chair
Aurelia E. Brazeal
Jerri L. DeVard
Rose Harris Johnson

Lovette Russell
Ronda E. Stryker
Yvonne R. Jackson *
Beverly Daniel Tatum *

* Ex-Officio
** Faculty Representative
*** Staff Representative