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Oct. 20, 2009

Birmingham-Southern names new members to Norton Board

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced a number of new members of its Edward Lee Norton Board of Advisors.  New members are:

      Glyn Agnew of Hoover, regional director, AT&T; Jim America of Hoover, vice president of human resources, U.S. Pipe & Foundry Co., LLC; Charles Ball of Birmingham, executive director, Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham; Greg Banks of Leeds, physician, Alabama Women's Specialists; David Benck of Mountain Brook, vice president and general counsel, Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc.; Matt Brown of Odenville, director of research and development, Brown Family Enterprises, LLC; Jeris Burns of Hoover, financial advisor, Ameriprise Financial; William Cabaniss Jr. of Birmingham, former Alabama senator and U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Hill Carmichael of Woodlawn, economic recovery coordinator, U.S. Rep. Artur Davis' office; Chris Chapman of Homewood, program manager of technology project services, Regions Financial Corporation; Scotty Colson of Woodlawn, attorney and assistant to mayor, City of Birmingham Economic Development; Peter Conroy of Jacksonville, director EPIC and JSU Fields, Jacksonville State University; Colin Coyne of Vestavia, managing principal, The Coyne Group; Howard Day of Mountain Brook, optometrist, Day Eye Care; David Donaldson of Homewood, director of community and government relations, Vulcan Materials Company; John Earnhardt of Crestwood, attorney and shareholder, Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.; Stan Erdreich of Chelsea, managing member, Quest, LLC; Mike Falligant of Center Point, executive director, Crisis Center, Inc.; Ann Forney of Crestwood, corporate contributions director, Regions Bank; Tom Garrett of Mountain Brook, chief information officer, Brasfield & Gorrie; Sue Grogan of Vestavia, principal, Shades Cahaba Elementary School; Betty Hawk of Rosemount, Minn., vice president and general manager Materials Resource Division, 3M Mary Johnson-Butterworth of Mountain Brook; Steve Jones of Vestavia, corporate relations director, Alabama Power Company Kristen Lamb of Hoover, physician assistant, UAB Neurosurgery; Ruth Bradbury LaMonte of Crestwood, chairperson, Birmingham's Sister City Commission; David Merkle of Homewood, director of internet and messaging, Protective Life; Anil Mujumdar of Tuscaloosa, attorney, Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC; Rev. Denise Mullaney of Chelsea, associate pastor, First United Methodist Church of Alabaster; Paul Neville of Birmingham (35204), executive director, Northstar Youth Ministries; Ginny Phillips Ashe of Southside, freelance writer; Ed Randle Jr. of Hoover, senior national sales director, Primerica Financial Services; John Rigrish of Hoover, chief administrative officer and corporate secretary, Colonial Properties Trust; Jim Rotch of Crestwood, attorney and partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP; Mitesh Shah of Mountain Brook, attorney, Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.; Tricia Simpson of Pinson, principal, Edgewood Elementary School; Rev. Becky Wadley of Hoover, director of programs for children and youth, Urban Ministries, Inc.; and Louise Wrinkle of Mountain Brook.

Established in 1974 to honor the memory of the late businessman and Birmingham-Southern alumnus, the Edward Lee Norton Board provides “a perpetual forum for mixing the academic and theoretical wisdom of the college with the practical advice of the Birmingham business and professional community.

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