2018-2020 Committee Chairs


Annual Giving

James Mitchell - Chairperson

This committee, the President and the Director of Alumni Relations shall plan, promote and execute the campaign to raise funds through individual and chapter giving.


Athletic Liaison

Bridget Taylor - Chairperson

Maintains communication with Athletic Department and Alumni. Provides support of Athletic programs at the University.

RAMS Athletics
Hall of Fame Nomination Form
NCAA Compliance Brochure

Email: athletic.liaison@wssunaa.org



Mo Wright - Chairperson
Robert Rawls - Vice Chair

This committee shall interpret the bylaws, receive, prepare and recommend proposed amendments of the bylaws to the Board of Directors and Association members at the annual meeting. This committee shall be responsible for reviewing and approving regional bylaws for the purpose of determining uniformity prior to use.

Email: bylaws@wssunaa.org


Corporate Relations

Gordon Everett - Chairperson

Develops partnerships with various companies to support the goals and objectives of the Association.



Mary Weaver - Chairperson
Verndine Pettiford - Vice Chair

This committee shall be responsible for the management and disbursement of Association funds, and for the investment of monies within the guidelines established by the Executive Council.


Hall of Distinction

Victor Bruinton - Chairperson
Former National Presidents

The ALUMNI HALL OF DISTINCTION will highlight the contributions of alumni to the university, their professional careers and their communities.
To recognize and honor alumni whose achievements since graduation have contributed to the National Alumni Association and have brought positive recognition to the university.


Legal Counselor

Cory Williams - Chairperson

Review all legal matters and provide advice.



Kimberly Sherrill - Chairperson
Thesha Woodley - Vice Chairperson

This committee shall formulate plans to recruit and retain members of the Association; and, provide programs and activities, which stimulate the Winston-Salem State University student body to become active participants in the Association.


Nominating Committee

Velma Hicks – Chairperson

This committee shall implement policies and procedures for nominations and elections of officers for the Association.


Political Awareness

Robert Stephens - Chairperson

This committee shall inform the Association of legislative developments affecting Winston-Salem State University and present a plan of action to the Executive Council.


Public Relations

CaVette Buford - Chairperson
Ladia Rutledge – Vice Chairperson

This committee shall be responsible for keeping the media informed of pertinent Association activities and developing programs/activities which includes community support.
Provide and maintain technology support for the Association.



Denise Hutchinson – Chairperson
Barbara Puryear – Vice Chairperson

This committee shall be responsible for identifying scholars, developing the protocol and administering scholarships to scholars each semester.


Special Events

Tonya Talley-Smith - Chairperson
Clyde Caudle – Co-Chairperson
Tonya Talley-Smith – Vice Chairperson

This committee, in conjunction with the Director of Alumni Relations, shall plan and initiate activities for the Association to include, but not limited to, Homecoming, Alumni Day, Class Reunions, Miss & Mr. Alumni Contest and Unity Day.


Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.)

George Jaggers - Chairperson
Trey Godette - Vice Chairperson

This committee shall assess student needs for the Association, plan strategies, and initiate programs to encourage active participation of future Association alumni. Committee activities shall include all levels of student enrollment, not solely limited to the Senior Class of Winston-Salem State University.


University Liaison

Myra Waddell - Chairperson

This committee shall inform the Association of developments at Winston-Salem State University, develop collaborative relations and inform the Association regarding specific needs of the various university departments.