Foundation Board

Founded in 1978, the JSU Foundation is a separate 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation governed by a Board of Directors. With total assets now at more than $40 million, the Foundation encourages private support from alumni, friends, corporations, businesses, and other foundations. Most of the funds are held in permanent endowments, which schools and departments.

The JSU Foundation’s 33-member Board of Directors includes leading alumni and other business executives from Alabama and throughout the United States. The Board is charged with the management and allocation of the Foundation's assets, as well as raising private support through a variety of programs.

Each of the following members has made an individual commitment to the University to ensure that it continues to advance and succeed.

JSU Foundation Board of Directors 2021


Ms. Nancy Chambers, President

Dr. Greg Sumner, Vice President

Mr. Floyd Kirby, Treasurer

Dr. Emily Messer, Secretary

Board Members

Nancy Chambers

Ronnie Clayton**

Jim Farrell*

Tim Garner

Don Hedden

Ken Howell

Larry Jackson

Bob Kennamer*

Don Killingsworth

Floyd Kirby

Charles Leesburg

John Mann

Don Martin

Greg Morrow

Cheryl Orange

Susie Pinkard

Ted Propes*

Phil Purcell

Charlie Robinson

Vickie Saxon

Emily Sims**

Terry Smiley

Bill Stone

Staci Stone**

James Storey*

Greg Sumner

John T. Thomas

Phill Webb

Jeff Webb

Roger Whitaker

*Denotes Emeritus Director

**Denotes Faculty Director