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VUU Board of Trustees

Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson '79, Chairman of the Board
Pastor, Grace Baptist Church

Mr. Steve D. Bullock '59, Vice Chairman of the Board
The Bullock Group, LLC

Ms. Necole Parker ’93, Secretary of the Board

Ms. Jeannie P. Baliles 
Founder and Chairman
Virginia Literacy Foundation

Dr. Lucille M. Brown '50 
Retired Superintendent
Richmond Public Schools

Dr. Marilyn T. Brown '56
Retired Educator

Mr. Tyrone E. Dickerson

Ms. Mary A. Gordon
Vice President (Retired)
Altria Client Services, Inc.

Mr. Joseph B. Hill '90
Managing Partner
JBrady5 Consulting, LLC

Mr. Kenneth M. Jones, II
Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
MacArthur Foundation


Ms. Diane Leopold
Executive Vice President & Co-Chief Operating Officer, 
Dominion Energy


Dr. Hakim J. Lucas
President & CEO
Virginia Union University

Miss Serena McKay
Student Trustee

Dr. Roland E. Moore '69
Retired Dean, J. Sargeant Reynolds


Mr. Michael A. Newsome ‘83
President, VUU National Alumni Association

N. Scott Phillips Esq '83
Legal and Business Consultant Services, LLC

Dr. Pamela Kiecker Royall
Head of Research
EAB Enrollment Services (formerly Royall & Company)

Dr. James E. Victor, Jr. ‘92
President, Baptist General Convention of Virginia

Dr. Howard-John Wesley
Pastor, Alfred Street Baptist Church


Dr. Charles Whitfield ‘11
Virginia Baptist State Convention

Dr. Theron Williams '83,'86
Pastor, Mt. Carmel Church


Honorary Trustees

The Honorable Walter E. Fauntroy '55

Mr. Sidney Poitier

Dr. Frank Royal '61 (Chairman Emeritus)

Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. (Trustee Emeritus)

*Note: The year indicates year of graduation from the University.