Other new executive officers are Dr. James Harrell Jr. ' 69 of Elkin, first vice chair, and Joel G. Brinkley ' 75 of Chevy Chase, Md., second vice chair. Harrell is a family dentist, and Brinkley is a correspon- dent for The New York Times.
N ew directors elected to three-year terms
representing N. C. districts are:
• Joseph Jenkins ' 70 of Fayetteville. Jenkins
is president of the urology division of
Health Tronics Inc. He is a former mem-
ber of the UNC Board of Visitors. He
earned his medical degree in 1974 and a
law degree in 1990, both from UNe.
• Karen Lynn Parker ' 65 of Greensboro.
Parker is a copy editor at the Winston-
Sa/eln Journal. She was a recipient of the
2004 Harvey E. Beech Outstanding
Alumni Award. At UNC, she was a
member of Valkyries, an editor for the
UNC Journalist, a participant in the
Toronto Exchange and vice president of
the UNC Press Club.
• William]. Leach Jr. ' 67 of Statesville.
Leach is senior vice president and market
executive of first Citizens Bank. Leach is
a past president of the Iredell County
Carolina Club and is a member of the
UNC Educational Foundation, which he
serves as a Rams Rep, and has served on
a Morehead Scholarship nominating
committee. At UNC, he was a member
of Zeta Psi fraternity.
New directors elected to three-year terms
representing ollt-oJ-state alumni are:
• David B.L. Royle ' 78, Washington, D.e.
Royle is executive vice president of
National Geographic Television & Film.
His £ib11S include a biography of U.S. Sen.
Sam Ervin ' 17 and Dr. Frank: The Life and
Times of Frank Porier Graham. Royle, a
Morehead Scholar at UNC, was presi-
dent of the Carolina Athletic Association
and the Sports Club Council; founded
the Carolina Godiva Track Club; and was
a member of the Carolina Forunl, Chi
Psi fraternity and Order of the Grail.
• James E. Delany ' 70, of Park Ridge, Ill.
Delany, who also earned his law degree
from UNC in 1973, is commissioner of
the Big Ten Conference and is vice pres-
ident of USA Basketball. At UNC, he
was tri-captain of the men's basketball
team, a recipient of the Foy Roberson
Award and a member of Tau Epsilon Phi
•Virginia Commander Knott ' 72 of Mill
Neck, N.Y. Knott is executive publisher
of Harris Outdoor Group, which pub-
lishes several magazines. She is a mem-
ber of the UNC Board of Visitors, the
UNC New York Women's Conmuttee
and the UNC New York Carolina first
Committee. At UNC, she was social
chairman of Pi Beta Phi sorority, presi-
dent of Pandora, a member of Gamma
Beta Epsilon and was an SAE Sister of
N ew director elected to a three-year term
on UNC's Athletic Council:
• Richard F. Taylor ' 50 of Lumberton. Tay-
lor is president of Taylor Insurance
Agency Inc. He is a member of the
UNC Track Hall of Fame and president
of the UNC Spike Shoe Track Club.
UNC's indoor track facility was dedi-
cated in his name. He has served on the
executive corruruttee for the UNC Edu-
cational foundation. At UNC, he was a
member of the Order ofthe Old Well
and Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, and he
was named All America for men's track.
Appointed as at-large directors Jor three-
year terms are:
• Fletcher L. Hartsell Jr. ' 72 aD) of Con-
cord. Hartsell is an attorney and president
of Hartsell & Williams PA. and is an N.e.
senator for Cabarrus and Iredell counties.
He has served as a member of the UNC
Board of Visitors and is a past recipient
of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
• Rebecca Faye Siruth Galli ' 80 of
Phoenix, Md. Galli is a freelance writer,
columnist and a contributor to The Bal-
timore Sun's op-ed page. At UNC, Galli
was a Morehead Scholar and belonged
to Phi Mu sorority.
James L. Leloudis II ' 77, associate pro-
fessor of history, was appointed faculty
representative to the board. Leloudis is
associate dean for honors and the director
of the James M. Johnston Center for
Undergraduate Excellence. He received his
doctorate from UNC in 1989.
Reappointed to their posts were
William P. Aycock II ' 65 of Greensboro,
counsel to the board; N.e. Sen. Anthony
Eden Rand ' 61, treasurer; and Dwight M.
Davidson III ' 77, assistant treasurer. Aycock
and Rand also are graduates ofUNC's law
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