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


President: Kellye Smith Ratcliff ’86
Vice President: 
Julian Cuthbertson ’08
Hal Messick ’88

Ex Officio Members

Director of Alumni Relations: Amy Garrison ’07

Term Expires 2017

Carter Benge ’14
Janis Elam Blackwell ’68
Greta Byrd ’88
Louis Cox ’67
Sarah Lemons ’98
Hal Messick ’88
Amanda Orders ’04
Lillian Rhudy ’61
Bernard Steadman ’87
Eddie Waddell ’87
Kim Waddell Wilson ’98



Term Expires 2018

Ann McKay Bennett’81
Julian Cuthbertson ’08
Bobby Dean Frnaklin ’67
Derek Hodges ’04
William “Skip” Myers ’81
Kellye Smith Ratcliff ’86
Davey Ward ’48
Jo Pittard Ward ’50

Term Expires 2019

Maxine Brown ’05
Tara Hornick ’99
Denisha Kirk ’04
Susan Liles ’71
Kellie Shirley ’88
McKelle Ulm ’02
Rev. Gerald “Gerry” Hutchinson ’76
Sheryl Wilson ’91
Terry Chavis ’14
Kelly Holdway’02

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