Board of Regents

Overseeing the Public Colleges and Universities

Committees of the Board of Regents

January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016

Note: Committees subject to change.



*Standing Committee, **Special Committee

Executive and Compensation Committee*

  • Kessel D. Stelling, Jr., Chair
  • C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr., Vice Chair
  • Larry R. Ellis
  • Donald M. Leebern, Jr.
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr
  • Richard L. Tucker
  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr.

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Track I

Track I Committees members:

  • C. Dean Alford
  • W. Paul Bowers
  • Lori S. Durden
  • Larry R. Ellis
  • Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr.
  • Doreen Stiles Poitevint
  • E. Scott Smith
  • T. Rogers Wade

Committee on Academic Affairs*

  • Lori S. Durden, Chair
  • Doreen Stiles Poitevint, Vice Chair

Committee on Economic Development*

  • W. Paul Bowers, Chair
  • T. Rogers Wade, Vice Chair

Committee on Organization and Law*

  • Larry R. Ellis, Chair
  • C. Dean Alford, Vice Chair

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Track II

Track II Committees members:

  • James M. Hull
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • Donald M. Leebern, Jr.
  • Sachin Shailendra
  • Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III
  • Richard L. Tucker
  • Don L. Waters
  • Larry Walker
  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr.

Committee on Finance and Business Operations*

  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., Chair
  • Donald M. Leebern, Jr., Vice Chair

Committee on Internal Audit, Risk, and Compliance*

  • Don L. Waters, Chair
  • Larry Walker, Vice Chair

Committee on Personnel & Benefits**

  • James M. Hull, Chair
  • Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III, Vice Chair

Committee on Real Estate and Facilities*

  • Sachin Shailendra, Chair
  • Richard L. Tucker, Vice Chair

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Non-Track

State Archives**

  • Larry Walker

Intercollegiate Athletics Committee*

  • Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III, Chair
  • Larry R. Ellis, Vice Chair
  • Lori S. Durden
  • Donald M. Leebern, Jr.
  • Don L. Waters

Graduate Medical Education**

  • Don L. Waters, Chair
  • C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr., Vice Chair
  • Lori Durden
  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr.

Consolidation Committee**

  • Kessel Stelling, Jr., Chair
  • C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr., Vice Chair
  • Lori Durden
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • Sachin Shailendra

Serving on the USGF, Inc. Board**

  • Sachin Shailendra, Chair
  • James M. Hull, Vice Chair
  • Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr.
  • Donald M. Leebern, Jr.
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • Philip A Wilheit, Sr.

Regents Public Library Advisory Committee**

  • Doreen Stiles Poitevint

Georgia Regents Health System Committee (Private Corporation)**

  • C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr.
  • James M. Hull
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • Don L. Waters

Search Committees:

Georgia Southern University

  • Lori S. Durden, Chair
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • E. Scott Smith
  • Kessel D. Stelling, Jr.
  • Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III
  • Larry Walker
  • Don Waters

Search Committee Archive

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