About Us

 
Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher education.  Its programs serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically and religiously diverse.

 


Board Members

Major L. Holland, President
Mr. Holland is CEO of Major L. Holland and
Associates Architectural Firm.  He has been
with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 2000.

Dr. Ellis M. Hall, Treasurer

Dr. Hall is President of Macon County Citizens for
Community Advancement and President of the
Carver District for the Boy Scouts of America. 
He has been with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 1997.

Vanese W. Singleton, Secretary
Mrs. Singleton is an administrator with
Tuskegee University's Cooperative Extension
Program.  She has been with the Tusk-Mac
CDC since 1998.

Dr. Ntam Baharanyi, HUD Project Director

Dr. Baharanyi is professor of agriculture and
rural development at Tuskegee University.  He
has been with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 1997.

Dr. Velma Blackwell

Dr. Blackwell is Director of Tuskegee University's
Cooperative Extension program.  She has been
with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 2000.

Rev. Lawrence Haygood, Sr.
Rev. Haygood is the founder of
Southern Community College
He is a founding member of  the Tusk-Mac CDC.

Linda M. Simpson
Mrs. Simpson is the Executive Director of the
Tuskegee Housing Authority.  She has been
with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 2000.

LaTasha A. Meadows

Ms. Meadows is a staff attorney for Thomas,
Means, Gillis & Seay, P.C.   
She has been with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 2003.

Jimmie Harris, Vice President
Mr. Harris is President of the Macon County
Homebuilders' Association.  He has been
with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 2005.

Hon. Jessie M. Upshaw
Mr. Upshaw is Chairman of the
Macon County Commission. 
He is a founding member of the Tusk-Mac CDC.

Alfred J. Davis

Mr. Davis is City Manager for the
City of Tuskegee.  He has been with the
Tusk-Mac CDC since 2005.

Guy Trammel, Jr.
Mr. Trammel is the Resident Initiatives
Coordinator with the Tuskegee Housing
Authority.  He has been with the Tusk-Mac
CDC since 1999.

Joyce Alexander
Ms. Alexander is a member of the city-wide 
Resident Council Executive Board of the Tuskegee
Housing Authority.  She has been with the
Tusk-Mac CDC since 2005.

Gwendolyn Harris

Mrs. Harris is a Rural Development specialist
with Tuskegee University.    She has been
with the Tusk-Mac CDC since 2007.