Averett University
Board of Trustees

Averett University’s Board of Trustees consists of a diverse group of community and business leaders dedicated to the success of our students and to the continuation of our traditions. Many of our trustees are also Averett alumni. They work to ensure that Averett University will be able to serve students in Virginia for generations to come, and that our students will be prepared for the 21st century workplace.


Dr. Annie P. Wimbish ‘81

Leadership Solutions Group, LLC
Vernon Hill, Virginia
Emma Maddux Kozlowski

Community Volunteer
Hardy, Virginia
Dr. Mary M. G. Riddle

Atlanta, Georgia
Past Chair:
Rev. Dr. Dan Carlton
Culpeper Baptist Church
Culpeper, Virginia



Jessie Barksdale
Community Volunteer
Chatham, Virginia
Jan G.F. Barnett
Community Volunteer
Danville, Virginia
Ellen E. Beville ’87
Retired – Goodyear
Danville, Virginia
Kirk Bidgood
Community Volunteer
Apex, North Carolina
Rev. Dr. Richard Brown ‘90
Retired – Carilion Clinic
Troutville, Virginia
Bradley Cohen ‘91
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Stafford, Virginia
Dr. Sarah L. Collie
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Gary Collins ’80, ‘82
Stifel Nicolaus Financial
Martinsville, Virginia
Afira DeVries ‘98
The Monarch School Project
San Diego, California
Mr. Jacob Frith
Frith Construction
Danville, Virginia
Mr. Mark Gignac
Retired Business Professional
Danville, Virginia
Linda Hutson Green ‘85
Southern Virginia Regional Alliance
Dry Fork, Virginia
John “Eddie” Herndon, Jr. ’78
Retired – First Citizens Bank
Chatham, Virginia
Sheila Hill-Christian ‘01
Community Volunteer
Richmond, Virginia
Michael E. Keck
Mt. Pleasant, SC
Michael D. Luter ‘03
Arrowhead Environmental Services
Zuni, Virginia
Kelvin Perry
Office of Economic Development for the City of Danville
Martinsville, Virginia
Brandon Potter
X9 Technologies
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Toni Rice ‘97
Radiology Associates of Richmond, Inc.
Midlothian, Virginia
Dr. Calvin R. Snowden ‘94
Washington, D.C.
Deborah W. Upton ‘74
Bon Air Baptist Church
Richmond, Virginia
Christopher E. West ‘12
Lamar Consulting
Richmond, Virginia
Hampton Wilkins ’73, ‘87
Wilkins & Co. Realtors
Danville, Virginia
Todd M. Yeatts
Institue for Advanced Learning and Research
Arlington, Virginia


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