Cheryl Hart Smith (BSBA Finance 1983) has been appointed to the Alabama Department of Senior Services’ Caregivers State Task Force created by the Alabama legislature to investigate the needs and supports of Alabama’s 1.8 million caregivers. Mrs. Smith also serves on the Alabama Medicaid’s Long Term Care Committee, STAR State Advisory Committee on Assistive Technology and just completed a six-year gubernatorial appointment to the Alabama Respite Coalition. For more than 29 years, Mrs. Smith has served the disability community in her role as Chief Executive Officer of United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley and appointee to numerous state and local committees and coalitions.
After much hard work and dedication, we have finally launched our very own full-service production company (Salt and Pepper Entertainment Group) here in Los Angeles serving both small and large clients alike.
Chris McNeese (BS Civil Engineering ’98) has been named the new City of Huntsville Public Works Director.
Lt. Col. Burlin Emery (BS Electrical Engineering ’94) recently joined the US Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville as its new deputy commander.
Laura Chapman (BS Nursing ’09; Honors Program) recently joined the faculty at Lee University in Tennessee as an Assistant Professor of Nursing.
Johnny Stephenson (BSE Industrial and Systems Engineering ’87) named director of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications in Huntsville.
Julie Schumacher (MSE Industrial and Systems Engineering ’94) has been named deputy to the commander of the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army forces Strategic Command.
Stephanie Hyatt (BA English ’96; MA English ’07: 2014 UAH Alumni of Achievement Honoree) has been selected as one of only 10 teachers nationally to serve on a Common Core Panel.
Lisa Grice (BA Elementary Education ’05) has been named Teacher of the Year at Columbia Elementary School in Madison, AL.
Rod Duke (BSBA Management ’77) has been promoted to President and Chief Financial Officer of Qualis Corporation in Huntsville, AL.