Young Alumni Council (YAC)

Roles and Responsibilities

Purpose: The Young Alumni Council (YAC) serves as change agents who understand the mission, vision and goals of the university by assisting with bridging the gap between the University and young alumni through awareness, connection and involvement.

Mission: To create a pipeline of more engaged young alumni for a lifetime.

YAC's aim is to assist in the areas of professional development, networking, community service and philanthropy. Within the board, there are nine regional representatives who assist with program planning with their committee members for young alumni living in Greensboro, Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta, Chicago, District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia, Tidewater/Richmond, New York/New Jersey, and Texas.

Council Members:

Toni Elam '12 & '15


Marcus Bass '10


Anthony Stevens '09


Ryale Grier '13


Chanale Propst '12


Leah Ford '06

Connnell Smallwood '05



If you are interested in serving on the Young Alumni Council, please complete the Young Alumni Council Interest Form.

If you have any questions, email