Assembly Hall

Board of Directors


Dr. Makola Abdullah Chair | Virginia State University

Dr. Paul Jones Vice Chair | Fort Valley State University

Association of Research Directors (ARD)

Dr. Chandra Reddy | Chair, Tennessee State University

Dr. Louis Whitesides | Chair-Elect, South Carolina State University


Association of Extension Administrators (AEA)

Ms. Vonda Richardson | Chair, Florida A&M University

Dr. Rosalind Dale | Chair Elect, North Carolina A&T State University


Council of Academic Deans

Dr. Lloyd T. Walker | Chair, Alabama A&M University

Dr. Ray McKinnie | Chair Elect, Virginia State University

ARD Executive Director

Dr. Alton Thompson | North Carolina A&T State University


AEA Executive Administrator

Dr. Albert Essel | North Carolina A&T State University


Association of Public Land Grant Universities

Dr. Bernard Mair | Acting Vice President, External Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion