Campus Community Partnership Foundation: Board of Directors
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Dr. Rolf Bartke, former executive with Daimler-Benz, Mercedes-Benz, and Daimler-Chrysler, Stuttgart, Germany
Among others, he is a member of the Board of EADS NV, a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. He has served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of IWKA, an international company with a focus on automobile and consumer goods industry markets.
Senator Max Cleland, Former United States Senator from Georgia
Senator Cleland of Georgia; graduated from Stetson University, Fla, received a Master’s degree from Emory University in American History. He has an Honorary Doctorate Degrees from both universities. He has been awarded the Bronze Star and a Silver Star for meritorious service in Vietnam, Minute Man of the Year award from the Reserve Officers’ Association, Friend of the National Parks award, a Community Health Super Hero Award by the National Association of Community Health Centers and the Vanguard Award from the Non Commissioned Officers’ Association. He was appointed administrator of United States Veterans Administration by President Jimmy Carter and served as the Georgia Secretary of State. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1996. Senator Cleland is the author of two books, “Going for the Max!” and “Strong at the Broken Places”.
Dr. Pat Crecine, Former President Georgia Institute of Technology (Former board member)
Dr. Crecine has held a tenured professorship in public policy, political science, and sociology at the University of Michigan from 1968 to 1975. He also served as the founding Director of the Institute of Public Policy Studies, the first graduate public policy program in the country. From 1975 to 1982, Crecine served as Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and from 1982 to 1987, as Senior Vice President and Provost at Carnegie Mellon University. He was also a professor in political economy and social and decision sciences. Crecine then served as President of Georgia Institute of Technology from 1987 to 1994 where he also taught industrial and systems engineering and international affairs until 1996.
Dr. Richard A. DeMillo, Director Center for 21st Century Universities and Distinguished Professor of Computing at Georgia Institute of technology.
Dr. DeMillo is the former Dean of College of Computing at Ga.Tech-one of the highest-ranking computer science programs in the US. He was the chief technology officer for Hewlett-Packard technology and strategy worldwide. He directed the Computer and Computation Research division of the National Science Foundation and is a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has held academic positions at Purdue University, The University of Wisconsin, and the University of Padua (Italy). He is the author of the book Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities.
Hon. C. Everett Koop, MD, ScD, former Surgeon General of the United States (Former Board Member)
Dr. Koop served as Surgeon-in-Chief at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from 1948 to 1981. He became a pioneer in the field of pediatric surgery and helped to establish the American Academy of Pediatric Surgeons and its journal. In February 1981, President Reagan appointed Dr. Koop as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and in 1982 became Surgeon General. Dr. Koop resigned as Surgeon General on October 1, 1989, but continues to serve the public through education about health issues. Dr. Koop also serves as Senior Scholar of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth College and is chair, or a member of, various boards of health-related groups.
Mrs. Valerie Jackson, CEO, Jackmont Hospitality Inc.
Valerie is the host of NPR station WABE's, "Between the Lines" and "Valerie Jackson in Conversation'. She is the Board Chair and Principal Teacher at the Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation's Leadership Academy and a former First Lady of Atlanta as wife of the late, Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson.
Mr. Chris Lowe, President, Foodservice & Hospitality Division, Coca-Cola North America, The Coca-Cola Company.
Mr. Lowe has held a variety of marketing and operations positions in his 13 years at The Coca-Cola Company. He served as president and chief executive officer of Fizzion LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company. He was the president of the Central America and Caribbean Division, where he managed the Company's business in 34 countries and ran two Company-owned bottling operations. As the vice president of Strategic Marketing, he was in charge of worldwide strategy for all the Company's brands and properties. He was a partner in the Marketing Corporation of America in Westport, CT. At MCA, and he consulted to Fortune 500 companies operating in the package goods arena. He started his career with General Mills. He has a degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina and an MBA in Marketing from Wake Forest University.
Dr. Tom Meredith, Chairman of the Board, Campus Community Partnership Foundation
Dr. Meredith has had a long career in the field of education. He has served as the Commissioner of Higher Education, for the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Education in Mississippi. He served as the Chancellor of University System of Georgia and has also served as the Chancellor of University System of Alabama. He was the President and Professor of Education at Western Kentucky University.
Dr. Gail McClure, Senior Advisor at National Science Foundation and former Vice President for Programs at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Michigan
Dr. McClure provides leadership for Youth and Education Programming and Social & Community Development at the Kellogg Foundation. She also provides leadership in these areas in Africa. Before joining the Kellogg Foundation she was vice president for social development programs at the Academy for Educational Development in Washington, D.C. She served as associate director of extension and director of communication resources at the University of Minnesota, where she also taught journalism. Dr. McClure has conducted cross-cultural research on organizational development in higher education at the University of West Indies, Trinidad. She has worked in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, as well as the United States.
Ambassador Andrew Young, Former Ambassador to United Nations
Ambassador Young served as a close aide to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the civil rights movement. He also served as Vice President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference at the time. Young then went on to become a Georgia representative in the United States Congress, serving three terms. In 1977, President Jimmy Carter appointed him Ambassador to the United Nations. He served two terms as Mayor of Atlanta. He was instrumental in bringing the Olympics to Atlanta in 1996 and was Co-Chairman of the Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games. He presently is chairman of Goodworks International.
Dr. Surishtha Sehgal, Founder, Campus Community Partnership Foundation
Dr. Sehgal is a New York Times bestselling author and has published three books including, A Bucket of Blessings, The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk and Festival of Colors (forthcoming) published by Simon & Schuster. She served as a university professor for twenty years and Commissioner for the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. She is on the President's Advisory Boards of Agnes Scott College, Oglethorpe University, Board of Trustees of Quality Care for Children and Board of Directors of Alliance Theatre-Woodruff Arts Center.
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