Board of Trustees

Guilford College’s Board of Trustees is a governing body exercising ultimate institutional authority as set out in the Bylaws of Guilford College. This authority, upon the recommendation of the president of the College, includes: determining and periodically reviewing the College’s mission; monitoring the College’s financial condition and approving the annual budget, tuition and fees; approving institutional policies bearing on faculty appointment, promotion, tenure and dismissal; reviewing and approving proposed substantive changes in degree programs; approving degrees as recommended by the faculty; and authorizing the construction of new buildings, the major renovation of existing buildings, and the purchase or sale of land. The board’s authority and responsibilities also include participating actively in strategies to secure sources of support, contributing to fundraising goals, appointing the president and annually assessing the president’s performance.

Officers of the Board:

Edward C. Winslow III, Chair
Partner, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP
Greensboro, N.C.

Nancy K. Quaintance, Vice Chair
Vice President, Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels
Greensboro, N.C.

Ione L. Taylor ‘76, Vice Chair
Executive Director, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario

Daniel D. Mosca, Secretary; Investor
Browns Summit, N.C.

Frederick H. Taylor, Jr. ‘77, Treasurer
Managing Director, MJX Asset Management LLC
New York, N.Y.

Members of the Board:

Gilbert D. Bailey ’91
VP, Head of Analytics & Customer Engagement Products, Heartland Commerce Inc
Charlotte, N.C.

Carla Brenner ’73
Retired Contract Writer, National Gallery of Art
Washington, D.C.

D. Victor Cochran III ’71
President, Sharp-Carter Corporation
Greensboro, N.C.

Teresa L. Graedon
Treasurer, Graedon Enterprises Inc.
Durham, N.C.

David Hopkins ‘91, CEO
Urban League of Greater Hartford
Hartford, CT

Christopher K. Mirabelli
Managing Director, Health Care Ventures
Dover, Mass.

Coolidge A. Porterfield
Partner, Deep River LLC
Greensboro, N.C.

Brooks T. Raiford; CEO and President
North Carolina TEchnology Association, Inc.
Raleigh, N.C.

Ann Trueblood Raper, Author
Retired gerentologist
Greensboro, N.C.

Charlotte M. Roberts
President, Blue Fire Partners Inc.
Sherrills Ford, N.C.

Lawrence C. Ross
Retired IT&S Infrastructure Architect, IBM
Greensboro, N.C.

Judith Wegner; Burton Craige Professor of Law Emerita and Dean Emerita
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Law 
Nantucket, MA

Judy L. Whisnant ’78
Attorney at Law
Durham, N.C.

Trustees Emeriti

Walter P. Blass; President
Strategic Plans Unlimited
Warren, N.J.

Joseph M. Bryan Jr. ’60, Board Chair Emeritus
CEO, Jayembe
Greensboro, N.C.

Kathleen M. Coe
Retired Clergy, Jamestown Friends Meeting
Greensboro, N.C.

David A. Edgerton ’62
Retired Vice President/CEO, Glen Raven Inc.
Fort Myers, Fla.

Victor I. Flow Jr.
President, Flow Lexus
Winston-Salem, N.C.

Marietta M. Forlaw
Retired Community Leader
Greensboro, N.C.

James T. Forsythe
Retired Vice President, Ansythe Exploration Company Inc.
Brenham, Texas

W. Groome Fulton Jr. ’60
Retired CEO, Fulton Enterprises Inc.
High Point, N.C.

H. Curt Hege Sr. ’56
President, Shields Inc.
Winston-Salem, N.C.

Howard T. Hinshaw ’60
Retired Physician
Charlotte, N.C.

Bruce B. Stewart ’61
Headmaster Emeritus, Sidwell Friends Schools
Washington, D.C.

Eldora H. Terrell ’49
Retired Physician/Internal Medicine
High Point, N.C.

Board Councils and Committees

  • Executive Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Academic Environment Council
  • Financial Resources Council
  • Reputation Council
  • Trusteeship and Governance Committee