The Roan Scholars Steering Committee is responsible for providing oversight of the Roan Scholars Leadership Program. The Committee is primarily made up of experienced community leaders, along with representatives from ETSU. Each Steering Committee member embodies the same type of character, talent, and leadership ability that we look for in our Roan Scholars.
Current Steering Committee Members: Mr. Tom Krieger - Chair; Ms. Sharon Boles, Ms. Claudia Byrd, Dr. Nancy Dishner, Mr. Courtney Mauzy, Dr. Brian Noland, Ms. Sandy Powell, Mr. Art Powers, Ms. Lottie Ryans, Dr. Joe Sherlin, Ms. Nita Summers
Roan Founder: Mr. Louis H. Gump
Roan Director: LTC(Ret) Scott Jeffress
ETSU staff - liaison / support:
Mr. Jeffrey W. Anderson, University Advancement
Ms. Kathy Feagins, Scholarship Office
Ms. Joan VanEaton, Admissions
Past Steering Committee Members:
Dr. Bert C. Bach, Michael Browder, Mr. M. Jeffrey Byrd, Mr. John M. Jones, Jr., Mr. Sam LaPorte, Mr. Dennis T. Powell, Mr. Ken H. Maness, Mr. James W. Reel, Mr. Steve Smith, Dr. Paul Stanton, Dr. Brenda White Wright
The Steering Committee members are involved in all aspects of the Roan Scholars Program, including strategic planning and final selection of new Scholars. In addition to their formal oversight responsibilities, members also interact with the Scholars and often serve as informal mentors.