DENMARK, S.C. (courtesy voorhees.edu) — Voorhees College announces its newest members for the Board of Trustees executive team following certification by the Ad Hoc Nominations Committee.
The institution congratulates trustees David Miller, chair, Dr. Traci Young-Cooper, vice chair, Calhoun (Callie) Walpole, secretary, and Reverend Dr. James Williams, treasurer.
Miller currently serves as the co-founder and chief operating officer of Our Weekly, the largest African-American newspaper in Southern California. He is also the immediate past president of the Voorhees College National Alumni Association. Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in humanities from Voorhees College and a master’s degree in mass communications and journalism from Iowa State University.
Young-Cooper currently serves as the director of strategic partnerships and extended day programs for Richland County (S.C.) School District One. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of South Carolina. Young-Cooper also earned an educational specialist and a doctoral degree in educational administration from South Carolina State University.
Walpole currently serves as the archdeacon for the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina and the vicar and sub-dean at Grace Church Cathedral. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in history from Clemson University and a master’s degree in divinity from Sewanee: The University of the South.
Williams currently serves as the pastor of Easley Union Missionary Baptist Church and the chairperson of the Board of the Easley Housing Authority and the Board of Stopping Hunger in Easley with SHINE Soup Kitchen. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Voorhees College and master’s degree in education with a concentration in educational leadership from Clemson University. Williams also earned a master’s degree in divinity and a doctoral degree in ministry from Erskine Theological Seminary.
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