2018 Recommended Candidates

for the Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors

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 two new officers and 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 July 5, 2018, 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 29, 2018. All Annual and Life members are invited to attend.

Directors

Timothy A. Barton ‘78

Residence:  Franklin, TN

Employment:  Vice President Finance, Travelink American Express

Auburn Activities:  Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Former Treasurer, Greater Nashville Auburn Club; Former Member, MBA Advisory Board; Accountancy Advisory Council; Cater Circle Member of the Foy Society; 1856 Society

Christopher M. Cilluffo ‘95

Residence:  Newhall, CA

Employment:  Vice President, Production Finance, Twentieth Century Fox Television

Auburn Activities:  Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Former President and Currently Serves as Secretary, Los Angeles Auburn Club; Club Leadership Conference; Foy Society

Timothy M. Ellen ‘81

Residence:  LaGrange, GA

Employment:  Agent, New York Life Insurance

Auburn Activities:  Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Former President, West Georgia Auburn Club; Foy Society

Jenna C. Mayo ‘06

Residence:  Cornelius, NC

Employment:  Remote Operations Assistant, ESPN

Auburn Activities:  Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Former President and Current Vice President, Charlotte Auburn Club; Club Leadership Conference

Vice President

Regenia R. Sanders ‘95

Residence:  Atlanta, GA

Employment:  Principal, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, LLP

Auburn Activities:  Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors 2013–2017; Atlanta Auburn Club; Sam Ginn College of Engineering – 100 Women Strong; Eagle Society; Engineering Alumni Council; Petrie Society; Foy Society; Warren Society; Ginn Society Ramsey Circle

President

M. Van Henley ‘80

Residence: Colleyville, TX

Employment: Retired Senior Tax Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP

Auburn Activities: Auburn Alumni Association, Life Member; Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors 2010 – Present, Treasurer 2014-2015, Vice President 2016-2018; Dallas Fort Worth Auburn Club; Circle of Excellence, Diamond; 1856 Society; Cater Circle Member of the Foy Society

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.