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Alumni Board

Take on a leadership role as an alum by joining the Alumni Board. Former students who join the Alumni Board work with the Office of Alumni and Annual Giving Programs and the Alumni Association to build and enhance the relationship between Clayton State University and its alumni.

The Board serves as the voice of our 25,000-member alumni. Members focus on issues related to alumni relations, make recommendations to the Clayton State University administration, and work to implement alumni programs and services, as well as bolster the Annual Fund.


The mission of the Clayton State University Alumni Board is to cultivate excellence and distinction through meaningful involvement with our alumni, University and global community. In support of this mission, the Alumni Board and the Office of Alumni and Annual Giving work together to:

  • Encourage alumni and friends of Clayton State to use their time, talents, and energy for the advancement of the University and its programs
  • Develop and promote alumni/student relations
  • Create, promote, and preserve traditions
  • Communicate University accomplishments to alumni and other community members
  • Provide opportunities for alumni to network and interact with each other
  • Promote financial support of Clayton State
  • Discover and recognize the achievements of Clayton State alumni
  • Advocate for necessary programming and services for our alumni in support of their career and life goals

Get Involved

If you would like to serve as a member of the Alumni Board of Advisers, or know someone else who would be a great addition to the Board, please complete the Alumni Board Nomination Form.

Alumni Board Members

Crystal Billingslea
Crystal Billingslea, President Graduated 2011, Middle Grades Education Teacher, Paul D. West Middle School
Paige Lee
Paige Lee, Secretary Graduated 2010, Psychology & Human Services Retail Contracts Coordinator, Georgia Lottery Corporation
Scott Ashworth
Scott Ashworth Graduated 2015, Criminal Justice Team Security Manager, Atlanta United FC/AMB Sports & Entertainment
Roodgine Bray
Roodgine Bray Graduated 2008, Criminal Justice Attorney, Davis Bozeman Law Firm
Andrita Brown
Andrita Brown Graduated 2008 & 2012, Marketing & Administrative Managemen Owner, Leighton Legacy
Lisa Conley
Lisa Conley Graduated 2002, Integrative Studies Associate Director of Graduate Mentoring, Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University
Joseph Echols
Joseph Echols Graduated 2006 & 2011, Management & MBA High School Coordinator, Southern Crescent Technical College
Dr. Angelita Howard
Dr. Angelita Howard Graduated 2000, Music Director and Assistant Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine
Dr. Lauren Huff
Dr. Lauren Huff Graduated 2005, Integrative Studies Director Human Resources, GEMA
Ezekiel Jones
Ezekiel Jones Graduated 2014 & 2015, Marketing & MBA Pricing Analyst Georgia-Pacific LLC
Dr. Damon McCoy
Dr. Damon McCoy Graduated 2008, Psychology & Human Services Coordinator & Faculty Member, Southern Crescent Technical College
Leo Martinez
Leo Martinez Graduated 2010, Psychology & Human Services Project Manager, Casa de Esperanza
Claire Monroe
Claire Monroe Graduated 2015, Nursing Registered Nurse, Piedmont Henry Hospital Emergency Department
Nancy Nguyen
Nancy Nguyen Graduated 2013 & 2015, Marketing & MBA Azure Data & AI Specialist, Microsoft
Aaron Panlilio
Aaron Panlilio Graduated 2016, Information Technology IT Infrastructure Support, ArcherPoint
Tabitha Ramsey Graduated 2016, Sociology
Michelle Reape
Michelle Reape Graduated 2005, Management Senior Marketing Manager, Revenue Analytics Inc.
Xavier Smith

Xavier Smith Graduated 2015, Psychology & Human Services Human Resources Coordinator, Tory Burch

Cheryl Wright

Cheryl Wright Graduated 2015, Administrative Management Retired

Past Board Members

View the list of past Board Members