Auburn Alumni Association names four new members to board of directors
The Auburn Alumni Association has named four new members to its board of directors, effective Oct. 3 following the board's annual general meeting. Board members serve four-year terms.
Joining the board are: Charles D. Hart Jr. of Clay, Alabama; LuAnne Hart of Eufala, Alabama; Kelley Mossburg of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; and Dewayne Scott of Atlanta.
Charles Hart is president and veterinarian at Clay-Chalkville Animal Clinic in Clay, a suburb northwest of Birmingham. He founded the clinic in 1987 in the barn of his family farm and designed the current location in Clay in 1991. He earned a bachelor's degree from Auburn in 1982 and his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Auburn in 1985. He was the first mayor of Clay. He also has served as the large-animal veterinarian at the Birmingham Zoo and the Birmingham Racing Commission. He is a member of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Advisory Council. A life member of the Auburn Alumni Association, Hart has been active at the university in a variety of giving societies as well as serving as a member and former president of the Greater Birmingham Auburn Club.
LuAnne Hart, a native of Eufaula, graduated from Auburn in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She currently serves as senior vice president and human resources and marketing director for MidSouth Bank, a community bank headquartered in Dothan. A life member of the Auburn Alumni Association, Hart has been involved with the Barbour County Auburn Club for more than 15 years, serving as a director, secretary-treasurer and treasurer. At Auburn, Hart is a member of Tigers Unlimited and the Foy Society. She was recognized by the Alumni Association as the 2013 Club Officer of the Year.
Mossburg, a 1977 graduate of Auburn, has had a successful career in several large Fortune 100 companies such as PepsiCo, privately held founder-led organizations such as CNL Financial Group and Pilot Travel Centers, and, most recently, owning and/or assisting founders in building successful startups. He has worked in industries as diverse as manufacturing, distribution, packaged goods, financial services, retail and restaurants. He has held roles in executive management including operations, human resources and training and development. In the community, he has led a number of nonprofit organizations, including the Central Florida Partnership, Orlando Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, American Heart Association, Goodwill Industries, Orlando Convention and Visitors Bureau and several faith-based organizations.
Scott, who graduated from Auburn in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in management information systems, has spent 20 years in information technology with 14 years at his current employer, Accenture, a Big 5 information technology consulting firm. He is an associate manager working on several federal and state technology efforts. At Auburn, he is a life member of the Auburn Alumni Association and a member of several giving societies as well as serving as a member of the leadership council for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. He also is a founder of the War Eagle Society, where he serves as president, and has initiated and supported five scholarships with the College of Education, College of Sciences and Mathematics, College of Business and the Provost Leadership Undergraduate Scholarship , or PLUS.
The Auburn Alumni Association is a member-based nonprofit organization funded by membership contributions, individual donations and corporate sponsorships. The mission of the Auburn Alumni Association is to foster and strengthen the relationship between Auburn University and its alumni and friends; to preserve and promote the university's traditions, purposes, growth and alumni; and to keep alive the spirit of affection and reverence for our alma mater.
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