President and CEO of Bone McAllester Norton, Charles Robert Bone has been selected to assist Tennessee State University as they undergo a transition to a new Board of Trustees.
The university announced the formation of the 16-member committee earlier this month. The committee will guide the TSU administrators, faculty and staff as they prepare to implement the Focus on College and University Success Act. The FOCUS Act allows each public Tennessee university to establish its own independent board.
"We know that what's needed in this type of transition is high-powered individuals with governance experience," TSU President, Glenda Glover says. "The team will provide though leadership to assist us in determining how we prepare for the new board."
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Members of the TSU Transition Advisory Committee
- Traci Otey Blount, executive vice president of corporate marketing and corporate affairs at Robert L. Johnson Entertainment
- Charles Robert Bone, chief executive officer of Bone McAllester Norton
- Lauren J. Brisky, retired, vice chancellor for administration and chief financial officer at Vanderbilt University
- Beverly Carmichael, senior vice president and chief people officer at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
- Colleen Conway-Welch, former dean of Vanderbilt School of Nursing
- George L Davis Jr., chief technology officer at Ultimate Progress Incorporated
- Kelley Castlin-Gacutan, superintendent of Birmingham Public Schools
- Fred Humphries, former president of Florida A&M University and Tennessee State University
- Jamie Isabel, owner of Dalmatian Creative Agency
- Richard Lewis, owner at Lewis & Wright Funeral Home
- Dr. Edith Peterson Mitchell, president of the National Medical Association
- Wendell Moore, senior public policy adviser at Baker Donelson and former deputy governor
- Shirley Raines, former president of the University of Memphis
- Maria Thompson, president of Coppin State University in Baltimore
- Bishop Joseph W. Walker III, senior pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church
- Brenda Wynn, Davidson County clerk