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Board of Trustees

YHC's Board of Trustees provides strategic leadership to the College by employing its members' expertise in everything from finance to philanthropy. The trustees act as members of the governing board of YHC which is responsible for basic oversight and governance of the institution including educational and fiscal policy; granting of degrees; and promotion and tenure of faculty.

YHC Board of Trustees 2015-2016

Mr. Matthew P. Anderson, '03
Controller, King of Pops
Marietta, GA

Mr. Jonathan F. Anderson, '65    
Financial Consultant, CPA, PFS     
Sautee, GA

Mr. M. Brantley Barrow, '74    
Consultant; Former Chairman, Hardin Construction Company, LLC    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Paul D. Beckham, '63    
Chairman, Hope-Beckham, Inc.    
Atlanta, GA

Mrs. Margaret R. Buker    
Attorney, JWR Management Company; Senior Counsel, Siemens Corp. (retired)
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Richard J. Burrell, '47    
Financial Consultant, Household International (retired)    
Lilburn, GA

The Honorable Earl L. Carter, '77    
Pharmacist, U.S. Congressman
Pooler, GA

Carol A. Chastain, '84
SVP, Chief Compliance Officer, United Community Bank
Young Harris, GA

Mrs. Julia Webb Davis    
Marketing Specialist/Community Volunteer    
Duluth, GA

Mr. René M. Diaz    
President and CEO, Diaz Foods    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Mickey T. Dunn
President/CEO, ML Industries, Inc.
Fredericksburg, TX

Mr. William F. Easterlin, III, '75    
President, Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company    
Louisville, GA

Dr. James F. Ellison, '88    
Methodist Minister, TEG Consulting
Berkeley Lake, GA

Mrs. Clair W. Frazier, '81    
Community Volunteer    
Mineral Bluff, GA

Mr. Alvin Gibson    
President, Gibson Dental Design    
Gainesville, GA

Dr. Don A. Harp, Jr.,  '61    
Pastor Emeritus, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church    
Atlanta, GA

Rev. David T. Haygood, Sr., '60    
Methodist Minister (retired)    
Newnan, GA

Mr. Robert L. Head, '59    
President, Head-Westgate    
Blairsville, GA

Mr. Darryl A. Hicks
Financial Professional, MassMutual Financial Group/Capstone Financial
Fayetteville, GA

Dr. William Harry Hill    
Physician (retired)    
Powder Springs, GA

Mr. W. Ron Hinson, '76    
EVP, CFO, Treasurer, Comptroller, Georgia Power    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Henry M. Huckaby, '62    
Chancellor, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia   
Athens, GA

Mr. Gerald W. Hudgins, '65    
President, Hudgins Construction, Inc    
McDonough, GA

Mr. James T. Johnston, Jr., '70    
Attorney, CPA, James T. Johnston, Jr., LLC   
Atlanta, GA

Mr. William A. Johnston, '75
Senior Vice President, Stephens, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Wyck A. Knox, Jr.    
Attorney, Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP (retired)    
Augusta, GA

Mr. Ray P. Lambert, Jr., '77    
President, Lambert Sand & Gravel    
McDonough, GA

David J. Lance
President and CEO, Greater Community Bank
Rome, GA

Mr. Eustace P. "Mac" McCannon, '60
CPA & Businessman (retired)
Eatonton, GA

Mr. Richard W. McGinnis    
Vice President, Turner Communications (retired); Executive Vice President, Turner Advertising (retired); President, McGinnis Advertising (retired)    
Johns Creek, GA

Mr. Ted McMullan    
President, Covington Investments, LLC    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Murphy C. Miller, '74    
Superior Court Judge, Enotah Judicial Circuit    
Young Harris, GA

The Honorable Zell B. Miller, '51    
United States Senator/Governor of Georgia (retired)    
Young Harris, GA

Mr. Kurt T. Momand, '77    
Vice President and Investment Counselor, Montag & Caldwell    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Jerry W. Nix    
Executive Vice President and CFO, Genuine Parts Company (retired)    
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Robert V. Ozment, '46    
Methodist Minister (retired)    
Rome, GA

Mrs. Loulie Tarbutton Reese    
Community Volunteer    
Atlanta, GA

Ms. Pam R. Rollins    
Community Volunteer    
Atlanta, GA

Mrs. Julie D. Salisbury    
CEO and Founder, The Bee Colony    
Atlanta, GA

Mrs. Jane Peeples Stanfield, '75    
Administration and Cash Management Specialist, Textile Management Associates
Dalton, GA

Mr. Jimmy C. Tallent, '70    
President and CEO, United Community Banks
Blairsville, GA

Mrs. Michele T. White    
Community Volunteer    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Marlan B. Wilbanks, '81    
Attorney, Wilbanks & Gouinlock, LLP    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. James E. Williams    
Senior Advisor, Sales and Marketing, Atlanta Braves    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Kirk S. Wimberly, III, '62    
Wealth Management Advisor, Northwestern Mutual    
Atlanta, GA

The Honorable Charles S. Wynne    
State Court Judge, Hall County    
Gainesville, GA

Lifetime Members

Dr. William Harry Hill    
Physician (retired)    
Powder Springs, GA   
The Honorable Zell B. Miller, '51    
United States Senator, Governor of Georgia (retired)    
Young Harris, GA

Dr. Robert V. Ozment, '46
Methodist Minister (retired)
Rome, GA

Emeritus Members

Mr. Jeffrey P. Adams    
President, Balentine Wealth Management    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. George J. Berry, '57    
Executive Vice President, Cousins
Properties (retired)    
Atlanta, GA

Mrs. Alleen D. Bratton
Community Volunteer
Atlanta, GA

The Honorable Jack T. Brinkley, Sr., '49    
Attorney, (former U.S. Congressman)    
Columbus, GA

Dr. Sam H. Coker, '47    
Methodist Minister (retired)    
Atlanta, GA

Mrs. Sharon J. Cole    
Community Volunteer    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. James R. Dellinger, Jr.    
Chairman, Chemical Products Corp. & Dellinger Management Company
Cartersville, GA

Mr. Gerald E. Eickhoff    
Chairman, Third Millennium Communications, Inc.    
Decatur, GA

Mr. Thomas F. Forkner, '37    
Co-Founder, Waffle House, Inc., LaVista Corp.    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Duncan T. Fulton, Jr., '44    
President, Genuine Parts Company (retired)    
Dallas, TX

Dr. Thomas K. Glenn, II    
President, Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation    
Atlanta, GA

Bishop L. Bevel Jones, III    
Bishop, United Methodist Church, (retired)    
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Frank M. Malone, Jr.    
Sr. VP, First Financial Management Corp. (retired)    
Amelia Island, FL

The Honorable James T. McIntyre, '59    
Attorney, McIntyre Law Firm    
Washington, DC

Mr. James G. Minter, Jr.    
Editor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution (retired)    
Fayetteville, GA

Mr. Douglas B. Mitchell, '61    
Chairman/Founder, Pathway Communities    
Fayetteville, TX

Mr. David A. Pattillo    
Managing Director, Dapa Capital Group    
Alpharetta, GA

Mr. J. Neal Purcell    
Vice Chairman, KPMG Peat Marwick (retired)     
Duluth, GA

Mr. William F. Roberts, '52
Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission (retired)
Fayetteville, GA

Mr. Jones Webb    
Attorney, Webb, Tanner & Powell    
Lawrenceville, GA

Ex-Officio Members

Mr. Zachary Champion, '16  
President, Young Harris College Student Government Association    
Lakeland, FL

Rev. Richard Chewning    
District Superintendent, United Methodist Church    
Gainesville, GA

Ms. Cathy Cox    
President, Young Harris College    
Young Harris, GA

Mr. Candler J. Ginn, '77
President, Young Harris College Alumni Association
Cartersville, GA

Rev. Michael McCord
Executive Director, Commission on Higher Education and Campus Ministry
Carrollton, GA

Bishop B. Michael Watson    
Atlanta Area Bishop, United Methodist Church    
Atlanta, GA