Volunteer Boards

The college's volunteer boards are made up of alumni and friends. These volunteers advise the dean and college leaders on issues affecting the future direction of the college. Board members also serve as public advocates for the college and assist its advancement staff in identifying and contacting potential funding sources.

College of Sciences Foundation Board of Directors


J. Alan Menius Jr.

Vice Chair
Robert R. Starbuck

D. Brock Matthews

Lindsay Topping

Assistant Secretary
Michelle Duggins

Mary Peloquin-Dodd

Assistant Treasurer
Jill Tasaico


Thomas I. Blinten
Managing Partner
PanaMax Capital
Greenwich, CT

John C. Brocklebank
Vice President
SAS Solutions OnDemand
SAS Institute Inc.
Cary, NC

Eric Buckland
Chief Executive Officer
Morrisville, NC

W. Dean Bunce II
Executive Vice President
Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
United Therapeutics Corporation
Durham, NC

Seth B. Carruthers
Global Chemical Technology
LORD Corporation
Cary, NC

Charles D. Case
McGuireWoods LLP
Raleigh, NC

Maureen S. Droessler
Research and Development
Gas Technology Institute
Des Plaines, IL

David L. Duncklee
President and Senior Hydrogeologist
Duncklee & Dunham PC
Cary, NC

Albert C. Everson Jr.
Head, Global Development
BASF Professional & Specialty Solutions
Research Triangle Park, NC

William W. Fleming
Network Interfaces Corporation
Virginia Beach, VA

Annette H. Green
Vice President of Sales
Commercial Business Unit
Cary, NC

Paula J. Henderson
Vice President, State and Local Government
Cary, NC

R. Lawrence Ives
Calabazas Creek Research Inc.
San Mateo, CA

W. Donald Johnson
Senior Vice President (Retired)
Human Resources
E.I. Dupont de Nemours and Company
Cornelius, NC

Roger F. Liddle
Vice President (Retired)
Discovery Biometrics
Research Triangle Park, NC

J. Tift Mann III
Cardiologist (Retired)
Wake Heart & Vascular
Wilmington, NC

LeRoy B. Martin
Senior Marketing Manager
Biological Mass Spectrometry
Waters Corporation
Beverly, MA

Anita M. McClernon
Vice President and Director
Laboratory Services
bioMONTR Labs
Research Triangle Park, NC

J. Alan Menius Jr.
Chief Data Scientist
HAP Innovations
Morrisville, NC

J. Christopher Paschold
Virginia Oncology Associates
Williamsburg, VA

Sharon C. Presnell
Chief Scientific Officer/President
Organovo/Samsara Sciences
San Diego, CA

Rodney V. Pugh
AllCare Clinical Associates, PA
Asheville, NC

Russell Reeve
Strategic Biostatistics Director
Morrisville, NC

Cecil O. Smith Jr.
Chief Information Officer
NC Association of Electric Cooperatives
Raleigh, NC

Robert R. Starbuck
Assistant Vice President (Retired)
Special Projects
Holly Springs, NC

William E. Trent III
President and Chief Scientific Officer
EnviroClean Solutions
Raleigh, NC

W. Rand Turner Jr.
Rand Exploration LLC
Klein, TX

Cynthia J. Wertz
Chief Executive Officer of Chemistry (Retired)
NC State University
Pittsboro, NC

Garnett B. Whitehurst
Brooks Whitehurst Associates
New Bern, NC

Kirk A. Wilder
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Windham Dentistry Group
Alpharetta, GA

Saundra W. Williams
Senior Vice President and Chief
Information Resources & Technology, Data Reporting, Business Intelligence & Learning Technology
North Carolina Community College System
Raleigh, NC

Richard F. Cook (emeritus member)
Management Consultant (Retired)
Cook & Associates
Raleigh, NC

Alumni Advisory Board

John Mease, President
Aaron Marcus, Vice President
Jean Richardson, Secretary
Donna Strickland, Assistant Secretary
Michael Brennan
Emily Gordon
Jessica Greenwood
Maggie LaPlante
Jacob Lineberry
Jamal Moss
Stephanie Parker
Barb Prillaman
Leigh Ann Sanders
Scott Singer
Bethany Vohlers