The Auburn Alumni Association board of directors’ nominating committee, having solicited nominations from the membership as required in the association bylaws, has submitted its list of candidates for four new directors to the full board. The recommended candidates have been approved by the board and are presented below for the membership’s consideration.
According to the association’s bylaws, members may propose other candidates via the process outlined in Article XI, Section 4 (see below). The deadline for contesting any candidate recommended by the board is June 30, 5:00 p.m., CST. If no further nominations are received, the unopposed candidates will be deemed automatically elected and will begin their terms at the association’s annual meeting September 16, 2017. All annual and life members are invited to attend.
J. Benjamin Chappell ‘03
Residence: Ridgeland, MS
Major: Finance ’03, Business Administration ‘14
Employment: Owner and Principal, Interior Elements, LLC
Auburn Activities: Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Human Sciences Interior Design Advisory Council; 2015 Recipient of the Auburn University Young Alumni Achievement Award; Samford Society; Foy Society; Central Mississippi Auburn Club
Douglas E. Kilton ‘82
Residence: New Orleans, LA
Major: International Trade
Employment: Regional Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank
Auburn Activities: Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Samford Society; Foy Society; Former Member Honors College Development Council; New Orleans Auburn Club
Jennifer G. Moore ‘85
Residence: Hampton Cove, AL
Employment: Vice President of Tourism, Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Auburn Activities: Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Circle of Excellence; Huntsville-Madison Auburn Club
Michael C. Rogers, Jr. ‘87
Residence: Mobile, AL
Major: Building Science
Employment: President, Rogers & Willard, Inc.
Auburn Activities: Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Samford Society; Foy Society; CADC Campaign Committee; CADC Executive Board; Mobile County Auburn Club
Applicable passage from Auburn Alumni Association Bylaws
Article XI, Section 4: Nominations from Members at Large.
Section 4. Nominations from Members at Large. Members may propose other candidates for any position provided that (1) the name and a biography of their proposed candidate is submitted in writing to the Secretary of the Association by the time specified in the notice which can be no sooner than thirty (30) days from the day of the announcement; (2) the submission specifies which candidate submitted by the Directors the new candidate opposes; (3) the submission bears the new candidate’s signed consent; and (4) the submission of the new candidate contains the signed endorsement of at least seventy-five (75) Members. Mail, facsimile or email transmissions of this information will be accepted.