Board of Directors

The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of the Chairman of the Trustees of the College, the President of the College, the Dean of Development and Governmental Relations and local community and business leaders

2015-16 Board of Directors

Joe Morgan, Chairman

Bryon Gragg, Vice Chairman

Deedi Barry, Secretary/Treasurer

Roger Holland, Immediate Past Chairman

Ed Hamilton, Board Member Emeritus

Doug Brown

Betty Carrigan

Richard Dedmon

Morris Hudson

Stuart LeGrand

Steve Padgett

Ellis Monroe, Chairman, Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees

Dr. L. Steve Thornburg, President

Eddie Holbrook, Senior Dean, Development and Governmental Relations

U. L. “Rusty” Patterson, III, Foundation Executive Director

Emily W. Sisk, Grants Development Coordinator


During a holiday celebration several years ago we captured an image of Foundation Board Members and former Chairs

(L to R) Former Board Member Adelaide Craver, (2) term Board Chair J.T. Scruggs, (2) term Board Chair Roger Holland, Foundation Board Member Emeritus Hoyt Bailey, former Board Chair Jim Horn, Sophia Goforth, Widow of former Chair and Board Member Emeritus Joe A. Goforth, former Board Chair Larry Hamrick and his wife Evelyn.

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