Alumni Board

Alumni Board

The purpose of this board shall be to promote the general welfare and effectiveness of Mars Hill University by preserving and furthering the mission of MHU; maintaining and strengthening connections with alumni; serving as alumni representatives to the university administration and trustees; and encouraging and promoting alumni participation in MHU activities. Alumni board members serve 3-year terms.

Alumni Board Members


Chair: Gerry Hutchinson ’76, Stone Mountain, GA
Vice Chair: Justin Gragg ’12, Hudson, NC
Secretary: Terry Chavis ’14, Greensboro, NC
Past Chair: Kellye Ratcliff ’86, Simpsonville, SC

Ex-officio Member

Senior Director of Alumni & Trustee Relations: Joy Kish ’82

Term Expires December 31, 2023

Kiel Bollero ’14, Charlotte, NC
Bob Burnette ’79, Belmont, NC
Louie Cox ’67, Lexington, NC
Jeff Flowers ’81, Evans, GA
Justin Gragg ’12, Hudson, NC
Monnie Griggs ’94, Bahama, NC
Charles Harbison ’95, Charlotte, NC
Tara Hornick ’99, Indian Trail, NC
Brian Matlock ’98, Asheville, NC
Hal Messick ’88, Lewisville, NC
Patrick Spence ’98, Weaverville, NC
Bob Taylor ’84, Arden, NC
Sheryl Wilson ’91, Asheville, NC

Term Expires December 31, 2024

Ann Bennett ’81, Boynton Beach, FL
Rodney Borders ’88, Shelby, NC
Terry Chavis ’14, Greensboro, NC
Whitney Davis ’98, Bryson City, NC
Bobby Dean Franklin ’67, Chuckey, TN
Kile Garrett ’13, Brentwood, TN
Derek Hodges ’04, Sevierville, TN
Kelly Holdway ’02, Greer, SC
Kellye Ratcliff ’86, Simpsonville, SC
Amy West ’19, Cherokee, NC

Term Expires December 31, 2025

Brady Adcock ’13, Wendell, NC
Becky Costner ’69, Leicester, NC
Savannah Creasman ’17, Etowah, NC
Major Duckett ’14, Clayton, NC
Maria Hickman ’02, Columbia, SC
Gerry Hutchinson ’76, Stone Mountain, GA
Leanne Luttrell ’90, Mars Hill, NC
Stanley Wheless ’96, Asheville, NC


Members serve 3-year terms
Updated 01/03/23

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