Advisory Board

Advisory Board

The mission of the Advisory Board of the Margaret Walker Center is to provide guidance for the development of the Center and advice to the Center Director and the University administration on ways to enhance the Center.

Its goals are:

  • To provide for the substantial development and promotion of the Center;
  • To heighten the prominence of Margaret Walker on the local, state, regional, national, and international levels;
  • To promote the mission of the Center; and
  • To develop the Center’s permanent endowment.

Advisory Board Members

Dr. Robert Smith, Chair Mrs. Willie Jones
Mr. Milton Chambliss, Vice-Chair Mrs. Mildred Kelley
Dr. Jennifer Wallace, Secretary Mr. C. Liegh McInnis
Mr. Reginald Thompson, Treasurer Dr. Patricia Murrain
Sen. Hillman Frazier, Parliamentarian Dr. Brandi Newkirk-Turner
Rev. Barron Banks Mrs. Yolanda Owens
Dr. Ella Jean Davis Mr. Randall Pinkston
Dr. Carolyn Dernard Ms. Evelyn Reed
Mrs. Joyce Dorsey Dr. Savina Schoenhofer
Dr. Bill Ferris Mrs. Nettie Stowers
Rev. D.L. Govan Dr. Tonea Stewart
Dr. Lucille Green Mrs. Marcia Weaver
Mr. Riley Jones, IV

Emeriti Advisory Board Members
Mr. Paul Campbell
Senator Alice Harden
Dr. Lelia Rhodes
Mrs. Rosia Wade Crisler
Mrs. Alice Lewis
Mr. Claude McInnis
Mr. Clarence Hunter
Mrs. Dorothy Stewart Samuel
Mrs. Helen Govan
Rev. Dr. Richard T. Middleton, III





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