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New leaders in office, on board at AHF

Alabama Humanities Foundation elected a Montgomery lawyer to chair the organization in 2017, named its new slate of officers and four new members to its board of directors. Chair of the board is Jimmy McLemore, who has served in leadership capacities within the organization, first as treasurer and then as vice chair. He joined the […]

Humanities on the Hill 2017

Guest Blog by Crissy Nettles Last week I was lucky enough to travel with AHF Executive Director Armand DeKeyser to Humanities on the Hill, a 3-day whirlwind of sharing ideas with staff and board members from other humanities councils and face-to-face meetings with our Congressional representatives and their staffs. We brought maps and graphics showing […]

Alabama Humanities names new chair, board members

Alabama Humanities Foundation has elected its new chair and three new members to its board of directors. Nancy Sanford, executive director of the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, is chair of the board. New members are: Edgar Welden, chairman of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame; Ann Florie, executive director of Leadership Birmingham; and Sally Greenhaw, retired Montgomery […]

Guin Robinson elected to lead state humanities board

Incoming AHF Chair Guin Robinson (left) and John Rochester, outgoing chair.

Alabama Humanities Foundation Board of Directors elected Guin Robinson of Birmingham as its chair for 2014. Passing the gavel to Robinson was retired Clay County Circuit Judge John Rochester of Ashland. “I am very honored to have been selected as chair of Alabama Humanities Foundation,” Robinson said. “As we begin our 40th year, I’m reminded that our organization has […]

New members elected to humanities board

Three new members joined the Alabama Humanities Foundation’s board of directors Oct. 1, bringing a blend of experience and new ideas to the organization. Michon D. Trent of Mobile and Faye Dial of Lineville were elected to their first term on the board. Gov. Robert Bentley appointed Reggie Hamner of Montgomery, who had previously served on the board. […]