Three Selected for Board of Trustees

South Building. (Photo by Grant Halverson '93)

Three new members will join the Board of Trustees, chosen by the UNC System Board of Governors, and one current member has been reappointed to a new term.

David L. Boliek Jr. ’90, R. Gene Davis Jr. ’90 (’97 JD) and Teresa Artis Neal ’83 will be sworn in Aug. 1 along with Allie Ray McCullen ’67, who was reappointed.

Two more trustees are expected to be chosen in the coming weeks, one elected by the N.C. House and one by the Senate. Terms of the new trustees run through June 30, 2023.

Lowry Caudill ’79, having served two consecutive four-year terms, no longer was eligible to serve. Board members Julia Grumbles ’75, William Keyes ’75 (’18 PhD), Ed McMahan ’66 and Hari Nath were not re-elected to second terms.

Student body President Ashton Martin joined the board on May 30 as an ex officio member.

Neal, of Cary, is a media lawyer at Trans World Radio, where she counsels on licensing and compliance matters, and an adjunct professor at Campbell Law School. Previously, she was vice president of business affairs at a Turner Broadcasting subsidiary in Atlanta and general counsel of Capitol Broadcasting Co. in Raleigh. In her role at CBC, she had legal and regulatory responsibility for radio and TV stations, web and mobile entities, a satellite services provider and a Triple-A baseball team.

She has served on the UNC Board of Visitors, the UNC General Alumni Association Board of Directors, as chair of the Alumni Committee for Racial and Ethnic Diversity and as a board member for UNC-TV.

Boliek, of Fayetteville, is a law partner with Williford, Crenshaw, Boliek & Frangakis LLP. His practice focuses on litigation and consults on health-care issues, specifically those in the allied health field. Previously, he worked several years as a journalist, political consultant and public relations professional. Boliek also previously was CEO of a government contracting firm and as a prosecutor in Cumberland County. He has been a member of the Board of Visitors.

Davis, of Raleigh, is a lawyer at Gene Davis Law PLLC and has more than 20 years of experience in real estate law, business formation, estate planning and estate administration. While in law school, he was a founder and executive editor of the N.C. Banking Institute Journal and was an editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation.


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