Board of Trustees

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEMBERS & BIOS
(Current Term)

AT-LARGE MEMBERS

David Miller ‘84Chair
Co-Founder / Chief Operating Officer
Our Weekly
Los Angeles, California
Term:  2020 – 2023

Traci Young-Cooper, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Director
Richland School District One
Columbia, South Carolina
Term:  2022 – 2025
Rev. James Williams ‘71, M.Ed, M.Div, D.Min., Treasurer
(Retired) Vice President of Student Affairs
Tri County Technical College
Senior Pastor, Easley Union Missionary Baptist Church
Easley, South Carolina
Term:  2022 – 2025

Reverend Calhoun Walpole, Secretary 
The Episcopal Church in South Carolina 
Charleston, South Carolina 

Arturo Chavez, AIA, LEEP AP
Senior Principal | Architect
Houston, Texas
Term:  2020 - 2023

Reverend Sam Davis ‘79
Pastor, Beulah Grove Baptist Church
Augusta, Georgia
Term:  2020 – 2023

Jerome Geathers ‘72
CEO
Geathers Enterprises, Inc.
Huntsville, North Carolina
Term:  2021 – 2024
LaTonya Gillespie-Johnson, DDS ‘09
Owner
Southern Pearl Dentistry
College Park, Georgia
Term:  2021 – 2024
Solomon Jackson, Jr., L.H.D, D.D. 
Philanthropist, 
Pastor/Founder of Solomon’s Temple 
Columbia, South Carolina
Term:  2022 – 2025
 
John Loveday
Vice President of Innovation and Growth
Rhodes Branding, 
Columbia, South Carolina
Term:  2022 – 2025 
 

Dan Martin ‘77
Agency Owner
Dan Martin Agency / Allstate Insurance Company
Charleston, South Carolina
Term:  2020 – 2023

Nathaniel Miller
Interim Director, Department of Public Works
Department of Transportation,
Columbia, South Carolina
Term: 2022 - 2025
 
Linda Flowers McCullough ‘76  
President, Voorhees College National Alumni Association 
(Retired) Educator, Atlanta Public Schools 
Atlanta, Georgia 
Term:  2022 – 2024  

Scott McGregor
Senior Diversity and Inclusion Leader 
Cisco Systems 
Durham, NC 
Term:  2022 - 2025 

Michelle Meekins ‘74, Ph.D.
(Retired) Assistant Superintendent for School Leadership
Elementary Schools Group Two
Greenville, South Carolina
Term:  2021 – 2024

Samuel Ntewusu, Ph.D.
Institute of African Studies
University of Ghana
Legon-Accra, Ghana
Term:  2022 – 2025

Fulton Porter, MD
Physician
Flossmoor, Illinois
Term:  2022 – 2023

Sumiyyah Rasheed
CEO
SWH Apparel, LLC
Decatur, Georgia
Term:  2021 – 2024

Leslie Simpson 
Attorney 
South Carolina Assoc of Counties  
Columbia, South Carolina 
Term:  2022 – 2025 

Leah Taylor ‘64
(Retired) Program Coordinator
Howard University
Denmark, South Carolina
Term:  2022 – 2023

TRUSTEE REPRESENTATIVES

Tywana Chenault Hemby ‘00, Ph.D.
Faculty Representative
President, Voorhees College Faculty Senate
Denmark, South Carolina

Simya Levine
President, Voorhees University
Student Government Association
Denmark, South Carolina

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

Ronnie Hopkins, Ph.D.
President
Voorhees College
Denmark, South Carolina

Rev. Daniel Wagner
Vicar
St. Sugustine of Canterbury
Aiken, South Carolina