Auburn Alumni Association names new members of board of directors

Published: October 08, 2019
Updated: October 10, 2019
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The Auburn Alumni Association recently named four new members to the Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors: Joe Dalton ’82 of Slocumb, Chastity Stevenson Westry ’97 of Hoover, Angela Smith Jenkins ’94 of Montgomery and Ashley Robinett ’01 of Mountain Brook.

Joe Dalton ’82

Dalton graduated from the Harrison School of Pharmacy and currently serves as the director of pharmacy for Flowers Hospital in Dothan. He is an independent pharmacy owner with Alabama locations in Slocomb, Hartford, Abbeville, Troy Double Springs and Dadeville.  Dalton is currently serving as the chair of the Harrison School of Pharmacy Dean’s Advisory Council and is a member of the Auburn University 1856 Society, Tigers Unlimited Talon Society and the Auburn Pharmacy Alumni Association. He serves as president of the Wiregrass Auburn Club and is an avid supporter of Auburn athletics, attending both home and away games.  Dalton has two children who are Auburn graduates, Erica ’10 and Tyler ’12. He is a life member of the Auburn Alumni Association. 

Chastity Stevenson Westry ’97

Westry earned a Bachelor of Science in agri-business and economics from Auburn and completed her MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management as well as her executive education at Northwestern University. She is currently in her second year at Birmingham School of Law, studying child welfare and advocacy. Westry serves on the boards for Children’s Village and Leadership Hoover and has worked for more than 20 years as an executive leader in agriculture and consumer packaged goods. 

She remains active at Auburn, where she has funded an endowed student scholarship in honor of her grandparents. She serves on the College of Agriculture Alumni Board of Directors and is a member of the Foy Society, Women in Agriculture and the Agriculture Partnership Council. Westry and her husband, Gerry, have one son, Gabriel. She is a life member of the Auburn Alumni Association.

Angela Smith Jenkins ’94

Jenkins attended Auburn on a Presidential Academic Scholarship and earned her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry in 1994. She began her career as an environmentalist with the Alabama Department of Public Health where she developed and implemented several educational and community outreach programs. Jenkins is currently a sales representative for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and is participating in the Boehringer Ingelheim New Leadership Development Program for rising leaders within the organization.

She serves as a member of the Auburn University Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Leadership Council and the Leadership Council for the College of Sciences and Mathematics. She is a member of the War Eagle Society, the George Petrie Society, the ODMA Warren Society, the 1915 Society and the 1856 Society. Jenkins and her husband, Lee, have two daughters, Lexi, a freshman at Auburn, and Arynn. She is a life member of the Auburn Alumni Association. 

Ashley Robinett ’01

Robinett earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a minor in business from Auburn. She is currently vice president of corporate real estate for Alabama Power, where she is responsible for managing the company’s land holdings in support of business objectives through land management, acquisition and sales. 

Robinett is a graduate of Leadership Birmingham and serves on the board of directors for Children’s Harbor and the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham and is the immediate past president of the board of directors for Preschool Partners. She is the recipient of the 2019 Auburn Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Achievement Award and the 2018 Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer award by Auburn’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Robinett and her husband, Ryan, have two children, William and Claire. She is a life member of the Auburn Alumni Association.

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