UNCG Board of Trustees

Office of the Chancellor

The Board of Trustees, 2019-2020

Trustees may be contacted through the Board of Trustees Office at 336.334.5266 or by email at trustees@uncg.edu

Frances Bullock

Frances Bullock

Service: Reappointed by Senator Pro Tempore Phil Berger in 2017 to a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2021. Frances serves on the Athletics Committee, the Grievance Committee, and the University Advancement Committee.

Education: B.A., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bio: Ms. Bullock grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is married to a retired federal judge, Frank, who served in the Middle District of North Carolina. They have a son who graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School in 2012.

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: Chair, Public Art for Greensboro; Arts Greensboro, Board Member; Hospice Foundation Board, Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Women to Women of the Community Foundation, and the Alight Foundation, which assists newly diagnosed breast cancer patients undergoing treatment at Cone Health.

Vanessa Carroll

Vanessa Carroll

Service: Reappointed by Speaker Tim Moore in 2017 to a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2021. Vanessa serves on the Athletics, Business Affairs, and Grievance Committees.

Education: B.A., Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.S.W., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; D.H.L., Greensboro College

Bio: Ms. Carroll’s early career was in mental health administration as director of a residential program for violent and assaultive adolescents. She has taught at the college level and has raised three daughters. She is active as a community volunteer in a wide spectrum of organizations and works on special projects for The Carroll Companies.

Mae Douglas

Mae Douglas

Service:Appointed by the Board of Governors to serve a four-year term expiring June 30, 2023. Mae serves on the Business Affairs and University Advancement Committees.

Employment:Former Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Cox Communications; Atlanta, Georgia

Education:B.A. Sociology; University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Professional Affiliations:International Women’s Forum

Civic Affiliations and Community Service:Member of the Board of Directors of Cone Health, Cone Foundation, United Way Of Greater Greensboro, Gateway University Research Park, Guilford Child Development, YMCA, National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ); M & F Bank Advisory Board; Community Foundation Advisory Committee

Mona Edwards

Mona Edwards

Service: Reappointed by the Board of Governors in 2019 to a four-year term expiring June 30, 2023. Mona is Vice Chair of the Board, chairs the Grievance and Compliance, Audit, Risk Management, and Legal Committees, and serves on the Executive and Academic Affairs Committees. She is also the Board of Trustees liaison to the Moss Street Partnership School Advisory Board.

Employment: Mona is the founder and owner of LIFT Coaching and Consulting, an executive and career coaching and organizational consulting firm. Mona is also an Adjunct Feedback and Executive Coach at the Center for Creative Leadership. Previously she served as Chief Operating Officer for the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, as Vice President and Chief of Staff at the Center for Creative Leadership and as Deputy City Manager for the City of Greensboro.

Education: J.D., Washington and Lee University, B.A., University of Virginia

Professional Affiliations: Virginia State Bar (Associate)

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad (NCCJ) board member; Triad Coaching Connection, Women's Professional Forum; Former Board member for Guilford Education Alliance, Communities and Schools of Greater Greensboro (Vice Chair); the United Way of Greater Greensboro; and The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

Brad Hayes

Service: Reappointed by the Board of Governors in 2019 to a four-year term expiring June 30, 2023. Brad is Chair of the Athletics Committee and serves on the Executive, Business Affairs, Nominating, Grievance, and Compliance, Audit, Risk Management, and Legal Committees.

Employment: After working at KPMG for nine years, Brad joined LabCorp, Burlington, NC in 1996 and served as the company's CFO from 2005 until his retirement in 2014.

Education: B.S. Accounting, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: Brad serves on the Board of Directors of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) and chairs the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Canterbury School Board of Trustees and Finance Committee, the Alamance Regional Medical Center Community Board, the JDRF Piedmont Triad Chapter Board, and the Board of Directors for Intec Pharma, where he serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. Brad and his wife Kim are both alumni of UNCG and are loyal Spartan supporters.

Kathy Manning

Kathy Manning

Service: Appointed by the Board of Governors in 2017 to a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2021. Kathy is secretary of the Board. She chairs the University Advancement Committee and also serves on the Academic Affairs and Executive Committees.

Employment: Manning & Associates, PLLC

Education: B.A., Harvard University; J.D. University of Michigan Law School

Professional Affiliations: Washington, D.C. and North Carolina State Bar

Bio: Among many awards, Kathy is the 2017 Recipient of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Citizen Lawyer Award, the 2015 Recipient of the O. Henry Award presented by ArtsGreensboro and the Greensboro Partnership, and 2014 Recipient of the Charles Duncan McIver Award from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Kathy lives in Greensboro, NC with her husband, Randall R. Kaplan and has three adult children who reside in New York, New York.

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: Tanger Center for Performing Arts, Fundraising Chair and Chair of Donor of Design Committee; Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, immediate past Board chair; Triad Stage, board member; Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, board member; Prizmah Center for Jewish Day Schools, Founding Chair of the Board of Directors; American Jewish American Joint Distribution Committee, board member; Greensboro Jewish Federation, board member.

Betsy Oakley

Betsy S. Oakley

Service: Reappointed by the Speaker of the House in 2019 to a four-year term expiring June 30, 2023. Betsy serves as Chair of the Board. She also serves on the Executive, Nominating, Academic Affairs, University Advancement, and Compliance, Audit, Risk Management, and Legal Committees.

Employment: Co-owner, Charles Aris, Inc.

Education: B.S. Clothing and Textiles, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Bio: Ms. Oakley has served on the Board of Directors of the School of Human Environmental Sciences Foundation, as a member of the UNCG Legislative Network, and as chair of the UNCG Friends of the Library. Her community and civic affiliations include the American Red Cross Regional Board, the North Carolina Aquarium Society Board, and the Board of Advisors for Duke Cancer Institute.

Elizabeth C. Phillips

Service: Reappointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore in 2019 to a four-year term expiring June 30, 2023. Elizabeth serves on the Athletics and Business Affairs Committees.

Employment: Executive Director, Phillips Foundation

Education: B.A. Corporate Communications and Public Affairs from Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Bio: Elizabeth was a recipient of the Triad Business Journal's Women in Business Award in 2015. Ms. Phillips is involved in a variety of organizations, locally, nationally and abroad.

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: Action Greensboro, advisory board; Salvation Army of Greensboro, advisory board; The ImPact, cofounder; Dallas Women’s Foundation, board member; Say Yes to Education, board member; Women Moving Millions, board member.

Dean Priddy

Dean Priddy

Service: Reappointed by the Board of Governors in 2017 to serve a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2021. Dean serves as Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee and as a member of the Grievance and Compliance, Audit, Risk Management, and Legal Committees.

Employment: Retired (2015) Executive VP of Administration, Qorvo, Inc.

Education: B.S. and M.B.A., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Bio: Dean began his career with Analog Devices in 1986 and held progressively responsible positions in finance and marketing. He joined RFMD, a leading supplier of solutions for the wireless industry in 1991 as Controller, and became CFO and Corporate Vice President of Administration in 1997. He held that position until the formation of Qorvo, a merger of equals between RFMD and TriQuint Semiconductor in December 2014, and subsequently held the position of Executive Vice President of Administration and Value Creation at Qorvo until his retirement in March, 2015.

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: UNCG Bryan Business School Advisory Board, Board of Partners Ending Homelessness, and the Bryan School’s Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma. Dean is a past recipient of the Bryan School’s Distinguished Alumni Award and was Triad Business Journal’s Change Agent of the Year for 2010.

Ward Russell

Ward Russell

Service: Reappointed by the Board of Governors in 2017 to a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2021. Ward serves on the Executive, Nominating, Academic Affairs, Business Affairs, and University Advancement Committees.

Education: B.A., Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.B.A., Finance, Georgia State University

Bio: Mr. Russell is formerly the President and Chief Operating Officer of Banyan Consulting Group, Inc., an employee benefits company operating in North Carolina. He was a partner in the Greensboro office of the Todd Organization, Inc., an executive benefits company, and served as President of Todd Consulting, until its acquisition in 2007. Mr. Russell and his wife Beth live in Asheboro, North Carolina. They have three children.

Linda Sloan

Service: Appointed by the Board of Governors in 2019 to a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2023. Linda serves on the Business Affairs and Compliance, Audit, Risk Management, and Legal Committees.

Employment: Linda is retired from Greensboro Day School. During her tenure, Linda established the school’s ongoing theatre program. She also previously served as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Speech at Wake Forest University and an adjunct lecturer in the UNCG Bryan School.

Education: B.S Psychology, University of Rochester; MA Teaching & English, Tufts University; MFA Drama, UNCG.

Bio: Linda received the 2012 O.Henry Award presented by ArtsGreensboro and the Greensboro Partnership; she and her husband, Tom, have also received the Greensboro Business Leaders Hall of Fame Award from Junior Achievement; the Lifetime Achievement Award from United Way of Greater Greensboro; and the 232 Award for Excellence from Triad Stage. Linda and husband Tom live in Greensboro and have three daughters and nine grandchildren, all living in the Durham/Chapel Hill area.

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts Board of Visitors; Triad Stage, Founding Board Chair; Women to Women (Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro), Founding Co-Chair; Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Board; North Carolina School of the Arts Foundation Board; United Arts Council, Board Chair; United Way of Greater Greensboro Board; Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Board Chair; Hospice Foundation of Greater Greensboro Board; Greensboro Day School Board.

David Sprinkle

David Sprinkle

Service: Reappointed by the Board of Governors in 2017 to a four-year term expiring on June 30, 2021. David serves as Chair of the Business Affairs Committee and as a member of the Athletics, Nominating, and University Advancement Committees.

Employment: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company from 1970 to 2006, and with the Todd Organization Inc., an executive benefits planning company, from 1981 to 2006.

Education: B.A. Davidson College, M.B.A. in marketing from UNC Chapel Hill, M.S. in financial services from The American College

Bio: David served with the U.S. Army from 1969-1970, receiving a bronze star for his service as a first lieutenant in Vietnam.

Civic Affiliations and Community Service: Board of Trustees of Davidson College, 18 years ending in 2017; National Advisory Board of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center - Chair, 2008-2012; Board of Trustees of the Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation.