Alumni Association and Alumni Board

Alumni Association

The Lees-McRae College Alumni Association includes more than 7,000 graduates and former students. Association members play a vital role in fostering support for every aspect of Lees-McRae, from fundraising to recruiting prospective students.

Lifetime members include all graduates and former students who successfully completed at least two semesters and left the College in good standing.

The annual meeting of the Alumni Association is held each year during Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Alumni Association mission:

  • To continue the ties and bonds of college days
  • To maintain interest in and support for the activities of our alma mater
  • To function as a public relations organization between Lees-McRae and the community
  • To encourage patronage and to seek every available opportunities for promoting the welfare of the College along all lines of activity and development

Alumni Board

Executive Committee

President Karen Gobble Meade ’86
President Elect Deena Powell Chambers ’75
Vice President Julia McCombs ’75
Secretary Susan Jaeger ’13


Caroline Brown ’13
Megan Hall Bruffy ’10
Catherine Day Button ’89/’91
Tommy Byerly ’66
Christy Blair Chenausky ’99
Bill Cochran ’54
Matt Debnam ’07
Charles Dickerson ’75
Kelsey Stevens Dolan ’11
Dawn Dukes Enberg ’91
Robin Wiseman Evans ’86
Stuart Harvey Fowler ’75
Cassie Messer Herre ’13
John Hinnant III ’93
Jenny Hix ’72
David Huckabee ’72
Keri Austin Magana ’08
Aaron Martin ’93
Gail Miller ’72
Gary T. Moss ’99
Jean Ogburn Neal ’52
Meredith Fox Pitman ’12
Benjamin Ray ’11
Charles Dane Robinson ’10
Natalie Secrest ’00
Josh Simcox ’06
David Small ’74
Michelle Lucas Smith ’12
Ken Sullivan ’59
Sydnie Taylor ’15
Brent Thomas ’85
Evan Webb ’14