Allyson Barker Named Vice President of Administrative & Business Affairs


Allyson Barker (Steve Latham/JSU)

The JSU Board of Trustees voted during Executive Session on Jan. 26 to appoint Allyson G. Barker, CMA, as Vice President of Administrative and Business Affairs, effective immediately. Barker has filled in as acting VP since March 1, following the departure of Clint Carlson.

A 40-year veteran in public, manufacturing and educational accounting, Barker holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration from JSU and has earned Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation. For more than 18 years she has served as JSU controller, a position that will now become vacant. Prior to her position as controller, Barker was the director of finance and accounting at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind for seven years. From 1985-87, she was a research analyst for JSU’s Center for Economic Development.