Board of Directors

University City Partners is governed by a Board of Directors whose members are leaders in our community or leaders in their industries, as well as ex officio members from UNC Charlotte, the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.

Board of Directors 2019 – 2020

Executive Committee

Name Board Position Company
Stuart Parks Chairman The Arden Group
Tracy Dodson Vice Chair Elect Lincoln Harris
Bill Leonard Treasurer, Committee Chair Carolinas Medical Center-University
Michael Barnes Secretary Barnes Law Office
Ryan Wetherington Committee Chair Armstrong Relocation
Richmond Baker Committee Chair Microsoft
Betty Doster Committee Chair UNC Charlotte

General Board of Directors

Name Board Position/Committee Company
Bobbie Shields Board of Directors/Planning & Development Shielb PLLC
Clay Andrews Board of Directors/Planning & Development UNC Charlotte – CRI
Elizabeth McMillan Board of Directors/Economic Development Crescent Communities
Jane Wu Board of Directors/Economic Development Carolina States Regional Center
John McAlister Board of Directors/Economic Development Electrolux
Kevin Mills Board of Directors/Economic Development Keith Family YMCA
Kati Hynes Board of Directors/Economic Development Charlotte Chamber
Lat Purser Board of Directors/Economic Development Lat Purser and Associates
Michael Fung Board of Directors/Economic Development Wells Fargo
Phil Nicholenko Board of Directors/Planning & Development TIAA
Shannon Dixon Board of Directors/Economic Development Casto
Todd Dunn Board of Directors/Economic Development Duke Energy
George Dunlap  Ex officio, Economic Development City County Commissioner District 3
Greg Phipps  Ex officio, Economic Development City Council District 4 Representative
Leslie Johnson  Ex officio Mecklenburg County
Taiwo Jaiyeoba  Ex officio City of Charlotte, Planning Director

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