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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 2014-2015

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

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

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

Mrs. Alleen D. Bratton    
Community Volunteer    
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

Mr. Thomas M. Carroll    
CEO, GenSpring Family Offices    
Atlanta, GA

The Honorable Earl L. Carter '77    
Pharmacist, State Senator, District 1    
Pooler, GA

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

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

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    
Atlanta, 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

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, James T. Johnston, Jr. P.C.    
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

Mrs. Rubye M. Lucas    
Community Volunteer    
Atlanta, 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

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

Mrs. Loulie Tarbutton Reese    
Community Volunteer    
Atlanta, GA

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

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

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 Charles W. Hancock '44    
Bishop, United Methodist Church (retired)    
Coppell, TX

Mr. William C. Hatcher    
Vice Chairman, Genuine Parts Company (retired)    
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. Dan B. Pattillo    
Real Estate Developer (retired)     
Decatur, GA

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

Mr. Hugh M. Tarbutton    
President, Sandersville Railroad Co.    
Sandersville, GA

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

Mr. Robert E. Williams '55    
Vice President for Business (retired), Emory University    
Atlanta, GA

Ex-Officio Members

Rev. Cindy Autry    
Director, Georgia United Methodist Commission on Higher Education    
Carrollton, GA    

Mr. Robert M. Murray '75    
President, Young Harris College Alumni Association    
Young Harris, GA

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

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

Mr. Espen Myklebust '17    
President, Young Harris College Student Government Association    
Asker, Norway

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