Board of Visitors

The Board of Visitors for the College of Communication & Information Sciences serves as an advisory group for the College. Our board consists of established communication professionals and industry leaders who work closely with senior administration to effect positive change in curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and advancement activities.

Gorgas Library

UPCOMING

Spring Meeting

Join us on April 12 from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Bryant Conference Center.

Board of Visitors

COMMITTEES

Within the board, there are five standing committees — each created to perpetuate the strategic priorities of the College of Communication and Information Sciences, including:

  • Executive Committee
  • Membership and Nominating
  • Major Gifts
  • Awards
  • Faculty and Student Development

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Mr. Henry R. Chassaignac

Chair
Mr. Henry R. Chassaignac

Ms. Ashley E. Smith

Co-chair
Ms. Ashley E. Smith

Lindsay Garrison

Secretary
Lindsay Garrison

Our Board of Visitors


Dr. Richard M. Adams Jr.

Emory University

Ms. Donna J. Barrett

Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.

Ms. Danielle Blevins

U.S. Department of Energy

Mr. Kenneth S. Boone

Boone Newspapers, Inc., Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc.

Mr. Stephen E. Bradley

Stephen Bradley & Associates, LLC

Mrs. Christi F. Burnum

Amazon

Mrs. Denise C. Canfield

Regions Financial Corporation

Mr. Todd H. Carpenter

Carpenter Newsmedia LLC, Boone Newspapers, Inc.

Mr. Henry R. Chassaignac

Zehnder Communications

Mr. John J. Cochran

Retired

Mr. Lance Covan

Mitternight Boiler Works Inc., Bon Secour Capital Holdings, LLC

Mr. Phillip D. Cox

WDEF 12 CBS

Ms. Robin L. DeMonia

Direct Communications

Mr. David R. DuBose Sr.

DuBose Media LLC, Townsquare Media Group

Mrs. Jamie B. Estes

Estes Public Relations

Ms. Cherie D. Feenker

Samford University

Mrs. Hallie B. Fincher

Alabama Power Company

Mr. Curtis E. Galusha

Creative Capital Management Consulting 

Mr. John C. Gardner

Luckie & Company

Mrs. Lindsay L. Garrison

Edelman

Mrs. Janet Hall O’Neil

Retired

Mr. William M. Harvill Jr.

Strong Communications, Intermark Group, Inc.

Mr. Garland M. Harwood IV

Confidant

Mrs. Jacqueline M. Hudson

McKinsey & Company

Mr. M. Scott Johnson

Smithwich & Belendiuk, PC

Mr. Gilbert E. Johnston Jr.

Retired

Mr. Mark E. Kramer

Protecht, Inc.

Dr. James W. LaMoreaux

P. E. LaMoreaux & Associates, Inc.

Mr. John H. Lewis III

Lewis Communications, Inc.

Mr. William B. Lewis

Retired

Mrs. Patricia D. Lloyd

Redstone Federal Credit Union

Mrs. Holly S. Lollar

The Lollar Group

Mr. Rick Looser

Cirlot Agency, Inc., University of Alabama

Mr. Daniel H. Markstein IV

Markstein Consulting, LLC

Ms. Kimberly B. Martin

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP

Mr. John L. Montgomery III

Big Communication, Inc.

Mr. Warner O. Moore III

UBS Financial Services

Ms. Debra J. Nelson

Elevate Communications

Mr. William F. O’Connor Jr.

Public Health Solutions, LLC
Results, LLC

Mr. Frank L. Perryman

Marble City Media LLC
Associated Press

Mr. Bruce S. Reid Sr.

Stamp Idea Group, LLC

Mr. Donald W. Reid

Alabama Public Television 

Mrs. C. Marie Robinson

Sysco

Mrs. Ruth M. Rohs

IMA Foundation

Mr. James M. Sawyer

Natively Social, LLC

Mr. Matt P. Scalici Jr.

Fighting Cancer Network Inc.

Ms. Susana Schuler-Willingham

WVTM – Birmingham

Ms. Kelly A. Scott

Alabama Media Group

Mrs. Linda P. Sewell

The Coca-Cola Company

Mr. Stephen R. Sewell

Alabama Automobile Manufacturers Association, Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, Inc.

Dr. Jacquelyn S. Shaia

UAB

Mr. Ben H. Shurett

Retired

Ms. Ashley E. Smith

GSD Advisory

Mrs. Jennifer G. Smith

Mr. Stuart D. Sockwell

Darby Doors, LLC
Total Trim, LLC

Mr. James M. Spann

Alabama’s ABC 33/40
TV Alabama, Inc.

Mr. John F. Szabo

Los Angeles Public Library

Mr. Julius E. Talton Jr.

Talton Communications, Inc.
Julius & Ruth Talton Charitable Trust

Mrs. Debbie E. Taylor

NPR

President Sharon M. Tinsley

Alabama Broadcasters Association

Mr. John Walker

Summit Media LLC

Mr. Jimmy E. Warren

Key Investments, Inc.
TotalCom Advertising

Mrs. Lisa B. Weil

American Red Cross Montgomery

Mr. Joseph R. Windsor

Charter Media

Ms. Nancy K. Wood

Communications Consultants

Mrs. Sally L. Wyatt

IRI

Emeritus Board Members


Mr. Alan C. Burns, Jr.

Alan Burns & Associates, LTD

Mrs. Donna P. Burns

Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty

Mr. Roy J. Clem

Retired

Mr. Barry B. Copeland

Retired

Mr. Rece L. Davis

Walt Disney Company Foundation, ESPN

Mr. Joseph E. Gibbs

Gibbs Investments, LLC

Mr. E. Cutter Hughes

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP

Mr. Gilbert E. Johnston, Jr.

Retired

Mr. Clyde G. Lear

Learfield Communications, Inc.

Mr. John H. Lewis Jr.

Retired

Mr. Thomas V. Scarritt

Birmingham News Company, University of Alabama

Mr. Stephen R. Sewell

Alabama Automobile Manufacturers Association, Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, Inc.

Mrs. Debra B. Shriver

Hearst Corporation

Mr. Bradley R. Shurett

Mossy Oak Property

Mr. Andre J. Taylor

Retired

Mr. Dolph Tillotson

Southern Newspapers, Inc., Tillotson Newspaper Solutions

Mrs. Judith S. Weaver

Retired

CONTACT

Brie Campbell
Coordinator of College & Alumni Relations
bacampbell6@ua.edu
205.348.2383