Alumna Elected Chairman of Foundation Board

Posted: July 11, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason University Foundation Board of Trustees elected new officers and members during its annual meeting on July 1. Vice chairman Lovey Hammel, a 1988 graduate of George Mason and president of Employment Enterprises Inc., will succeed chairman K. David Boyer Jr., chairman and CEO of TROY Systems Inc. Boyer will remain on the board as immediate past chairman. Hammel is the first George Mason alumnus to hold the chairmanship.

New chairman Lovey Hammel is congratulated by President Alan Merten.

Secretary Paul Kyle, president of King Wholesale Inc., will become vice chairman;

Carson Lee Fifer Jr., partner of McGuire, Woods, Battle and Boothe, will remain treasurer; and trustee Teresa Klaassen, founder and executive vice president of Sunrise Assisted Living Inc., will be secretary.

Daniele Struppa, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, was reappointed to serve a one-year term as a board member, and Mark Grady, dean of the School of Law, was appointed to a two-year term. Four members were reelected for a second time, five members were reelected for the first time, and there were seven newly-elected trustees.

The Board of Trustees assists George Mason in generating, managing, investing, and administering private support.

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