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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. Jeannie P. Baliles 
Former First Lady Commonwealth of VA/Community Volunteer

John H. Bocock
Chairman, Investment Management of VA, LLC

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.

Necole Parker Green '93
Secretary of the Board


Joseph B. Hill '90
Sr. VP, Chief Diversity Officer
Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health

Ms. Diane Leopold
Executive VP & President & CEO
Gas Infrastructure Group
Dominion Energy


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

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
Director, Public Sector and Federal Markets, 
Precision Task Group, Inc.

Mr. William A. Royall, Jr.
Founder, Royall & Company

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

Dr. Frank L. Williams III '56
Medical Director & Executive Vice President, Kedren Acute Psychiatric Hospital

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

Miss Jalynn Hodges
VUU Student Trustee

Dr. James E. Victor, Jr. ‘92
Senior Pastor
Mount Olive Baptist Church

Dr. Charles Whitfield ‘11
Virginia Baptist State Convention

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.