GAA Installs New Board Members
Randy K. Jones ’ 79 of Chula Vista, Calif., • Sally Price Ormand ’ 58, of Monroe.
was installed as chair of the GAA Board Ormand is a retired registered nurse for
of Directors at the Annual Alumni the Ormand Center for Women. She is a
Luncheon on May 10, succeeding Dwight former member of a Morehead Scholar-M. Davidson III ’ 77 of ship regional committee and leader of
Greensboro. Eleanor the Union County Carolina Club.
Saunders Morris ’ 55 of New directors elected to three-year terms
Chapel Hill assumed representing out-of-state alumni are:
office as chair-elect. • Elizabeth Fell “Betsy” Oliphant ’ 96 of
Jones, who earned Philadelphia. Oliphant is director of pro-his law degree at UNC duction for PBS KIDS Sprout. She is a
in 1982, is an assistant member of the Philadelphia Carolina
Randy K. Jones ’ 79
U.S. attorney and has Club and former member of the Lon-served on the board since 2003. He is a past don and Hartford, Conn., clubs. At
member of the UNC Board of Visitors and UNC, she was an ex-officio member of
was recognized in 1998 with the GAA’s the GAA board (1995-96) as president of
Distinguished Young Alumnus Award and in the Order of the Bell Tower.
2006 with the Harvey Beech Distinguished • Draggan P. Mihailovich ’ 83 of Stamford,
Alumnus Award. Jones was chosen last year Conn. Mihailovich is a producer with
as chair-elect by the GAA board. CBS News’ 60 Minutes. He received the
Morris, the retired director of scholar- GAA’s Distinguished Young Alumnus
ships and student aid at Carolina, has served Award in 2001 and has been a Nelson
on the GAA board as an N.C. alumni rep- Benton lecturer at the School of Journal-
resentative (2000-03) and as first vice chair ism and Mass Communication.
(2006-07). She received the GAA’s • Larry L. Poe ’ 65 of Issue, Md. Poe is a
Distinguished Service Medal in 1996. retired Navy rear admiral, president of
As a result of elections decided by GAA Poe Consulting Group Inc. and board
members, Davidson announced that D. member of the UNC Black Pioneers.
Jordan “Jordy” Whichard III ’ 79 of Appointed as at-large directors for three-
Greenville is the board’s first vice chair and year terms are:
David Brian Layton Royle ’ 78 of • Teresa Carol Artis ’ 83 of Raleigh. Artis is
Washington, D.C., is second vice chair.
Whichard is publisher of The Daily
Reflector in Greenville and group publisher
for Cox North Carolina Publications Inc.
He served on the GAA board as an N.C.
alumni representative (2004-07). Royle is
executive vice president of Smithsonian
Networks. He served on the GAA board
representing the Metropolitan Washington,
D.C., district (2005-08) and is a member of
the GAA Alumni Advisor Network.
New directors elected to three-year terms
representing N.C. alumni are:
• Harriet Morrison Loweth ’ 82 of Wilmington. Loweth, who received her MBA
from UNC in 1984, is a retired product
manager for Planters Lifesavers, RJR
• Alan L. “A.C.” Caldwell ’ 78 of Winston-Salem. Caldwell is senior director-public
issues, Reynolds American Inc. He is a
board member of the Rams Club.
vice president and general counsel for
Capitol Broadcasting Co. Inc. She is a
member of the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council, founding member of the
Light on the Hill Society and past chair
of the Board of Visitors.
• Dr. William “Bill” Ange Current Sr. ’ 56
of Gastonia. Current, who earned his
doctor of dental surgery degree from
UNC in 1958, is a dentist and member
of the N.C. House of Representatives.
New director elected to a three-year term
on UNC’s Athletic Council is:
• Vaughn D. Bryson ’ 60 of Vero Beach,
Fla. Bryson retired as president and CEO
of Eli Lilly and Co. He is co-chair of the
Boshamer Stadium renovation commit-
tee. He is a former member of the steer-
ing committee of the Carolina First
Campaign and the dean’s advisory com-
mittee for the School of Pharmacy.
Lloyd S. Kramer was appointed as the
faculty representative on the board. Kramer
is chair and Dean Smith Distinguished
Term Professor in the history department
and a past recipient of an Undergraduate
Teaching Excellence Award.
William P. Aycock II ’ 65 of Greensboro,
counsel to the board, and N.C. Sen.
Anthony Eden Rand ’ 61 of Fayetteville,
treasurer, were reappointed to their posts.
New Board Members and Officers
Teresa Carol Artis ’ 83
Vaughn D. Bryson ’ 60
Alan L. “A.C.” Caldwell ’ 78
Dr. William Ange Current Sr. ’ 56
Harriet Morrison Loweth ’ 82
Draggan P. Mihailovich ’ 83
Eleanor Saunders Morris ’ 55
Elizabeth Fell “Betsy” Oliphant ’ 96
Sally Price Ormand ’ 58
Larry L. Poe ’ 65
David Brian Layton Royle ’ 78