Wexler, a specialist in government accounting, was
executive director of a center of Jewish spirit. At UNC,
she served on the chancellor’s committee on minority and disadvantaged students and belonged to
Order of the Old Well.
’ 75 William Gray Daughtridge Jr. (’ 75 BSBA,
’ 77 MBA) of Rocky Mount has received
the Silver Antelope Award from the Boy
Scouts’ National Court of Honor. Daughtridge, a lifelong Scouter and a member of the Southern Regional
Board, is the N.C. state representative for the 25th
District and a Republican candidate for state treasurer.
He recently completed a term as vice chair of the GAA
Board of Directors. Hannah Dawson Gage (’ 75 ABJO)
of Wilmington, a member of the UNC Board of Governors since 2001, has been selected to be its first
female chair. Gage was a broadcast executive until
her retirement. She founded three radio stations in
the Wilmington area. Evelyn Rose Paul (’ 75 BSN)
of Greenville was recognized by the Greenville Daily
Reflector during National Hospital Week as a Nurse
Making a Difference Every Day. Paul has been a
nurse in the cardiac surgery intensive care unit at Pitt
County Memorial Hospital for 23 years. William
Noble Starling Jr. (’ 75 BSBA) of Portola Valley, Calif.,
has joined the advisory board for BASE, the UNC
Kenan-Flagler Business Accelerator for Sustainable
Entrepreneurship. Starling is chief operating officer
of Synecor LLC, a business focused on the identification and development of proprietary transformational
technologies for cardiovascular and gastrointestinal
disease. Starling is also a general partner of Synergy
Life Science Partners LP, a venture capital partnership
that invests in medical device startup companies.
’ 76 Chancy McLean Kapp (’ 76 AB) of Raleigh
has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Wake County Phi Beta
Kappa Association. Kapp, assistant to the president
in external affairs for the N.C. Community College
System, chaired the 2007-08 high school writing
contest for the association and will do so again in
Dr. Winslow Britt Melvin (’ 76 BSBA), 55, of Winterville;
May 31, 2008. An anesthesiologist, Melvin had been
a partner in East Carolina Anesthesia Associates for
’ 77 Robert Franklin “Robin” Brabham Jr. (’ 77
MA) of Charlotte has retired as associate
university librarian with the academic rank
of professor after 38 years at UNC-Charlotte. Brabham will continue to work part time for the next two
years, concentrating on the Rare Book Collection and
special projects. Dr. Francis Sellers Collins (’ 77
MD) of Rockville, Md., has resigned as director of the
National Human Genome Research Institute. Collins
plans to explore writing projects and other professional opportunities in the public and private sectors.
Harvey Collins Mallard (’ 77 AB), 53, of Sunset
Beach; June 18, 2008. Mallard was a real estate broker with Cooke Realty for 27 years.
’ 78 Joseph Baird “Barry” Bass Jr. (’ 78 MSW)
of Graham has been named director of
the Alamance County Health Department.
Bass is past president of the N.C. Public Health Association and the N.C. Association of Local Health
Directors. Ronald Eric Coleman (’ 78 BSBA) of Lexington has been named a vice president/area executive with BB&T for the Martinsville, Va., market. C.
Michael Fox (’ 78 ABEd, ’ 79 MAT) of Chapel Hill has
been named National Coach of the Year by Baseball
America magazine. Fox is the baseball coach for the
UNC team that made a third straight trip to the College
World Series this year. Jay Dickinson Hall (’ 78 AB)
of Charlotte has been promoted to general manager
at South Shore Partners, a packaging and shipping
supply business. D. Carmichael McIntyre II (’ 78
AB, ’ 81 JD) of Lumberton has been named National
Legislator of the Year by the National Association of
County Veterans Service Officers for his work on veterans issues. McIntyre is the U.S. House representative for the 7th District in North Carolina.
’ 79 Kimbrell Dee Anna Brattain (’ 79 AB) of
Charlotte has started a video production
company, Phase2Productions. The company produces a daily infomercial, It’s Perfect!, featuring real estate, beauty secrets and decorating
ideas. Phase2Productions has received a grant from
Presbyterian Hospital Systems to produce a training
film and has been asked to produce 13 episodes of
a Christian cooking show, Soul Food, for international
distribution by Inspiration Network. Arnold Gene
Cobb Jr. (’ 79 AB) of Durham has received his doctor
of ministry degree from Hood Theological Seminary.
Cobb has been a pastor in the N.C. Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church since 1979
and serves as pastor of Epworth United Methodist
Church in Durham. Richard Joseph Golsan (’ 79,
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