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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 Mr. Riley Jones, IV
Mr. Milton Chambliss, Vice-Chair Mrs. Willie Jones
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 Denard Ms. Evelyn Reed
Mrs. Joyce Dorsey Dr. Savina Schoenhofer
Dr. Bill Ferris Mrs. Nettie Stowers
Dr. Lucille Green Dr. Tonea Stewart

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
Rev. D.L. Govan
Mrs. Marcia Weaver
Mrs. Mildred Kelley