Board of Regents

Overseeing the University System of Georgia

Committees of the Board of Regents

January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

Note: Committees are subject to change.



*Standing Committee, **Special Committee

Executive and Compensation Committee*

  • Sachin D. Shailendra, Chair
  • James M. Hull, Vice Chair
  • Erin Hames
  • Bárbara Rivera Holmes
  • Samuel D. Holmes
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • Kessel D. Stelling, Jr.
  • Don L. Waters

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Track I

Track I Committees members:

  • W. Allen Gudenrath
  • Erin Hames
  • Bárbara Rivera Holmes
  • C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr.
  • Rachel B. Little
  • Lowery May
  • Jose R. Perez
  • Don L. Waters

Committee on Academic Affairs*

  • Erin Hames, Chair
  • Bárbara Rivera Holmes, Vice Chair

Committee on Economic Development*

  • W. Allen Gudenrath, Chair
  • Jose R. Perez, Vice Chair

Committee on Organization and Law*

  • Don L Waters, Chair
  • C. Thomas Hopkins Jr., Vice Chair

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Track II

Track II Committees members:

  • J. Cade Joiner
  • Samuel D. Holmes
  • Everett Kennedy
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed
  • Harold Reynolds
  • T. Dallas Smith
  • Kessel D. Stelling, Jr.
  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr.

Committee on Finance and Business Operations*

  • Kessel D. Stelling, Jr., Chair
  • Harold Reynolds, Vice Chair

Committee on Internal Audit, Risk, and Compliance*

  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr., Chair
  • J. Cade Joiner, Vice Chair

Committee on Personnel & Benefits*

  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., Chair
  • Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed, Vice Chair

Committee on Real Estate and Facilities*

  • Samuel D. Holmes, Chair
  • T. Dallas Smith, Vice Chair

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Non-Track

Intercollegiate Athletics Committee**

  • Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed, Chair
  • Everett Kennedy, Vice Chair
  • Samuel D. Holmes
  • J. Cade Joiner
  • T. Dallas Smith

Graduate Medical Education**

  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr., Chair
  • Don L. Waters, Vice Chair
  • C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr.
  • James M. Hull

Serving on the USGF, Inc. Board**

  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., Chair
  • Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed
  • Don L. Waters
  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr.

Regents Public Library Advisory Committee (RPLAC)**

  • Rachel B. Little
  • Lowery May

AU Health (Private Corporation)

  • James M. Hull
  • Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.
  • Don L. Waters
  • Philip A. Wilheit, Sr.

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