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BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Gordon G. Martin

Chairman of the Board
Alabama Power Company
Senior VP Corporate and Administrative Services

Dave Borden

Treasurer of the Board
Aldridge Borden & Company
Chairman of the Board

Carolyn Akers

Mobile Area Education Foundation
CEO

J.W. Carpenter

Birmingham Education Foundation

Executive Director

Janet Kavinoky

Vulcan Materials Company

VP, Federal & State Governmental Affairs

Scott McLain

McLain Commercial Real Estate
Managing Broker

Jeremiah Newell

Mobile Area Education Foundation

Chief Operating Officer

Bill Smith

Founding Chairman
Royal Cup Coffee
Chairman of the Board

Tina Watts

Boeing Alabama
Community  & Educator Investor

Global Corporate Citizen

Caroline Novak

ex officio
A+ Education Partnership

President

Tammy Dunn

ex officio
A+ College Ready
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Barbara Larson

Secretary of the Board
PARCA

Khadijah Abdullah

Teach for America Alabama

Executive Director

Preston Bolt

Hand Arendall, L.L.C.

Member

Debbie Long

Protective Life Corporation
Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Retired

Charles Nash

University of Alabama System
Vice Chancellor for Academic
& Student Affairs

Michael Patterson

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Will Ratliff

Collateral Holdings, LLC

CEO

John Turner

Regions Bank and Regions Financial Corporation
CEO

Jim Williams

PARCA

Founding Executive Director, Retired

Cathy Gassenheimer

ex officio
Alabama Best Practices Center
Executive VP

Teri Thompson

ex officio
A+ College Ready
VP for Operations