2017 VSU Alumni Association Board MembersFirst Row Left to Right: Wes Sewell, Chuck Roberts, Mikki Hudson, Rudy Prine, Beverley Richard-Blake, Jessica Freeman, Kimberly Homer.
Second Row Left to Right: Sherry Wood, Demario Jones, Mike Beverly, Jamie Hill, Lorena McLemore-Cole, Ashley Mock, Font Tornabene, Amanda Peacock, Scott Purvis.
Third Row Left to Right: JD Dean, Kevin Daw, Michael Smith, Jeff Hooks, Jim Tunison, Greg Bright, Larry Hanson.
2017 Alumni Association Officers
Col. Jeff Hooks, RET. USMC
Immediate Past President
BFA '87; Retired US Marine; Wife Lori Hooks BS '87; three children, Nathalie BFA '12, Nicholas & Jeffrey.
BA '85; Mercer University School of Law '88; Superior Court Judge, Southern Judicial Circuit.
Committee Chair Chapters South
BA '01; Caseworker/Field, Representative Congressman, Buddy Carter/U.S. Congress.
BSED '78,MED '81, MED '85; Senior Academic Advisor-BIOLOGY Centralized Advising Center at VSU; one daughter Brittanye, current VSU student.
'BS '95; City Manager for the City of Valdosta; two children, Dillon & Karaa Hope.
Committee Chair Chapters North
BA '06, MPA '11; Program Director at Georgia Institute of Technolgy-CEISMC.
Committee Chair Booster Relations
BFA '88; Insurance Agent with Georgia Farm Bureau; Wife Penny BSED ’86, MED ’88; Two children, son Dalton, current VSU Senior, & daughter Addison.
Committee Chair Directors
BBA '88, BBA '04; Accountant Department of Treasury.
Committee Chair Student Services
BSLP '94, MSLP '95; Clinic Director for VSU’s Speech & Hearing Clinic located in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Husband Jesse Cole '95; two daughters, Amanda & Sarah.
BBA '74, MBA '76, CPA '82; Director,Center for Business and Economic Research Management Lecturer, Valdosta State University; wife Ginger.
Committee Chair Special Events
BBA '01; Owner of Jessie's Restaurant & Catering.
2017 VSU Alumni Board Members
BAS '08; LPL Financial Advisor with Wiregrass Investment Management; Wife Amanda; one son; Greyson.
Sheila Brannick Roberts '94 '02
Ex-officio and Valdosta Chapter President.
BA '00; Attorney with Hall Booth Smith, P.C.; Wife Kerri Dean, Early Childhood Education '99; two children: John Laurent & Jacks.
Jamie Foster Hill
BSED '05, MED '06; Special Education Teacher Lowndes County Board of Education.
BA '02; Director of Probation, City of Remerton
BFA '02; Student
BS '05 MED '08 Ed.S '12; Principal, Valdosta City School; Wife Lisa Daw '97; two children: Zachary and Braydon.
Kimberly C. Homer
BS '96; Treatment Specialist for United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons.
BA '02 MPA '03; Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of West Georgia.
BFA '07; MA '11; Banking Officer/Marketing Coordinator, Commercial Banking Company; Husband, C.J. '07.
BBA '78; Financial Advisor, Southeast Capital Investment Group/Raymond James; Wife Janet.
BFA '07; Regional Tourism Project Manager with Georgia Department of Economic Development.
BSCJ '86; MS and PhD Florida State; Professor, VSU, Anthropology and Criminal Justice.
MPA '92; Currently employed by Georgia Power as a Project Manager.
BSED '81 MED '83 MED '86, AP/AD, Assistant Principal at Monroe Comprehensive High School; Wife Priscilla '80
BBA '78, MED '80; Physician Relations & Marketing, Chauncey Drugs of Valdosta; Wife Sheila Roberts, Early Childhood Education '78, '80; five children
BBA '88; CEO President, Colony Bank; Wife Amy '94.
BBA '85; Pilot, United Airlines.
BA '99; Wife Jennifer Johnston Steedley PR '98; Children: Sage, Reese & Jack; Owner of Spirit Screen Printing & Embroidery (formerly Greek Row) and Winnersville Awards
Michael A. Smith
BBA '05; Owner of Smittys; Wife Kori; two children: Aubrey and Mary Allen.
BFA '88, MPA '04, Assistant Director of Employer Relations in Career Services at Kennesaw State University
Paula A. Weeks
BFA '85; Senior Managment at Coca-Cola Company.
BBA '80; Retired from National Credit Union Administration; Wife Tricia.
Ex-officio and Student Government Association President.
BBA '90, BFA '97; Owner of Wes Sewell Photography; Wife Donna '88 '89; two children: Tucker and Parker.
BFA '02; Executive Director for Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission; Husband Brian; One child: Quinn.
Nicholas D. Overstreet
BA '01, MPA '02; City Manager in Alma; Wife Jennifer; two children.
BA '11; Field Representative and Office Director, U.S. Congressman Austin Scott.
BA '11; Teacher/Football Coach at Valdosta High School.
BFA '08; Owner of In An Instant Events; Husband Ali.
BFA '06, MED '08; Owner of Interview Snob.
BSED '86; Special Education Teacher for Lowndes County School System; Husband John.
Lindsay P. Strickland
BFA '08; Director of Government Relations, Georgia World Congress Center Authority; Husband Brian '06.