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.