CU Foundation Committees

  • Executive Committee

    Kenneth L. Smith, Chair
    Anthony L. Mathis, Vice Chair

    The Executive Committee has the rights, powers, and authority of the Board of Directors as may be granted to it by the Board, including acting on behalf of the Board. The primary purpose of the Executive Committee is to assist and facilitate the Board of Directors in discharging its responsibilities under the CUF Constitution and the Code of Conduct.

  • Development Committee

    Gerald M. Glenn, Chair
    Robert J. Stanzione, Vice Chair

    The Development Committee assists the Board of Directors in supporting and leading fundraising efforts for Clemson University.  The primary purpose of the Development Committee is to provide oversight and counsel to the Foundation and the University with regard to development and private giving activities in accordance with the CUF Constitution and the Code of Conduct.

  • Finance Committee

    Raymond E. Jones, Chair
    Leon J. Hendrix III, Vice Chair

    The Finance Committee assists the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities of Foundation financial policy and budget matters.  The primary purpose of the Finance Committee is to optimize the use, through planning and management, of the resources of the Foundation in accordance with the CUF Constitution and the Code of Conduct.

  • Investment Committee

    Cheryl R. Holland, Chair
    Jeffrey J. Brown, Vice Chair

    The Investment Committee provides direction and recommendations to the Board of Directors for the investment of the financial assets of the Foundation, and those other assets for which the Foundation has fiduciary responsibility.  The primary purpose of the Investment Committee is to prudently manage the investment and disbursement of assets of the Foundation and those managed by the Foundation, while maintaining prudent fiduciary standards in accordance with the CUF Constitution and the Code of Conduct along with the Investment Policy Statement and the Investment Operating Practices Statement.

  • Nominations Committee

    Marshal L. Brown, Chair
    John D. Garrison, Vice Chair

    The Nominations Committee assists the Board of Directors in identifying and helping the Foundation to cultivate relationships with potential candidates for the Board of Directors.  The primary purpose of the Nominations Committee is to manage the nomination, selection and orientation of new members to the Board of Directors in accordance with the  Constitution and the Code of Conduct.

  • Governance Committee

    Janine A. Bowen, Chair
    Bryant Aubrey Harrell, Vice Chair

    The Policy and Constitution Committee promotes Board and committee member understanding of the Constitution and receives recommendations from Directors and committee members on suggested additions, deletions or modifications to the Constitution.  Similarly, the Committee promotes Board and committee member understanding of the Code of Conduct, and receives recommendations from Directors and committee members on suggested additions, deletions or modifications to the Code of Conduct.  The Committee conducts extensive periodic reviews of the Constitution and the Code of Conduct, recommending proposed amendments as required. The Committee reviews and recommends operating policies for the Foundation.