2017 Alumni Executive Board

Board Member Group

First Row Left to Right: Col. Jeff Hooks RET. USMC, Sirocus Barnes, Lorena McLemore-Cole, Randy Steedley, Beverley Richard-Blake, Fran Lundell, Mikki Hudson, Lindsay Strickland, Melinda Fudge (Alumni Director).
Second Row Left to Right: Kimberly Homer, Laura Hansen, Sherry Wood, Mike Beverly, JD Dean, Jamie Hill, Paula Weeks.
Third Row Left to Right: Jim Tunison, Jerome Register, Rudy Prine, Clay Moseley, Scott Purvis, Donovan Head, Jerry Johnson.

2017 Alumni Association Officers

Col. Jeff Hooks

Col. Jeff Hooks, RET. USMC

Immediate Past President

BFA '87; Retired US Marine; Wife Lori Sutton Hooks (BS Ed '87); Three children, Nathalie (BFA 2012), Nicholas & Jeffrey.

Jim Tunison

Jim Tunison

President 

VSU '85; Mercer University School of Law '88; Superior Court Judge, Southern Judicial Circuit.

Emmitt Nolan

Emmitt Nolan

VP Chapters South

Caseworker/Field, Representative Congressman, Buddy Carter/U.S. Congress.

Beverley Richardson-Blake

Beverley Richardson-Blake

Secretary

'78,'81,'85,'87; Advisor/Director of Learning Support Services for OASIS/ Centralized Advising Center at VSU; one daughter Brittanye.

Larry Hanson

VP Strategic Planning

'BS '95; City Manager for the City of Valdosta; two children, Dillon & Karaa Hope.

 

Font Tornabene

Font Tornabene

VP Booster Relations

BFA '88; Insurance Agent with Georgia Farm Bureau; Wife Penny BSED ’86, MED ’88; Two children, son Dalton, current VSU Freshman, & daughter Addison.

Sherry Wood

Sherry Wood

VP Directors

'88, '04; Accountant Department of Treasury.

Lorena McLemore-Cole

Lorena McLemore-Cole

VP Student Services

BSLP '94, MSLP '95; Clinic Director for VSU’s Speech & Hearing Clinic located in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Husband Jesse Cole '95; two daughters, Amanda & Sarah.

Mike Beverly

Mike Beverly

Treasurer

BBA '74, MBA '76, CPA '82; Director,Center for Business and Economic Research Management Lecturer, Valdosta State University; wife Ginger.

Mikki Hudson

Mikki Hudson

VP Special Events

'01; Owner of Jessie's Restaurant & Catering.