About the Foundation Board

By John Stabinger
Posted on 28 September 2017 | 4:01 pm

About the Foundation Board


The Mission of the College of Charleston Foundation is to promote programs of education, research, student development, and faculty development for the exclusive benefit of the College of Charleston.


Chartered by the State of South Carolina in 1970 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation, the College of Charleston Foundation, Inc. is governed by a 31-member Board of Directors.

As a 509 (a) (1), public charity, the College of Charleston Foundation follows an interdependent model of working with the College of Charleston. Key members of executive leadership for the College serve as ex-officio non-voting members of the Foundation Board of Directors.

In accordance with the Bylaws, there are nine standing committees of the Board of Directors:

  • Executive Committee
  • Advancement Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Governance & Board Enrichment Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Property Committee

Listing of Board Members


  • Mr. Todd Abedon
  • Mr. Johnnie Baxley ’92, Secretary
  • Ms. Peggy G. Boykin ’81
  • Mr. Mark J. Buono ’81
  • Mr. John B. Carter, Jr.
  • Ms. Elizabeth Colbert-Busch ’79, Alumni Association President
  • Mr. Eric S. Cox ’93
  • Ms. Tina M. Cundari ’96
  • Dr. Neil W. Draisin ’65
  • Ms. Bartina L. Edwards ’87
  • Mr. Craig Eney
  • Mr. Robbie Freeman ’78
  • Mrs. Leslie Gambee
  • Mr. Nicholas Glover ’05
  • Ms. Sabra Horne ’87
  • Ms. Jean W. Johnson
  • Mr. Stephen R. Kerrigan, Chair
  • Mr. Noah Leask
  • Ms. Mitsy Mangum ‘86
  • Mr. H. Chapman “Chappy” McKay ’86
  • Mr. Justin R. McLain ’98
  • Ms. Beth Meredith ’97
  • Dr. Charles Mosteller ’81
  • Ms. La Guardia Myers ’93
  • Mr. Christopher “Chris” O’Neal ’06, CofC Athletic Fund President
  • Ms. Tricia Ory ’96, Treasurer
  • Mr. Stephen “Steve” C. Osborne ’73
  • Mr. William “Bill” J. Penney, Jr. ’89
  • Mr. Brady A. Quirk-Garvan ’08
  • Ms. Laura T. Ricciardelli
  • Mr. Richard W. Salmons, Jr.
  • Mr. R. Keith Sauls ’90, Vice Chair
  • Ms. Catherine Smith
  • Ms. Sherrie C. Snipes-Williams
  • Dr. Sam Stafford III ’68
  • Ms. Cynthia Bramlett Thompson
  • Ms. Kathy Williams ‘79

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS / (non-voting):

  • Dr. Andrew T. Hsu
    President, College of Charleston
  • Dr. Suzanne Austin
    Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost
  • Mr. J.R. Barnhart
    Assistant Treasurer, College of Charleston Foundation &
    Managing Director of Foundation Financial Services
  • Beth Middleton Burke ’94
    College of Charleston Board of Trustees,
    Representative to the Foundation Board
  • Alicia D. Caudill
    Executive Vice President Student Affairs
  • Jimmie Foster, Jr.
    Vice President of Enrollment Planning
  • Dan Frezza
    Executive Director, College of Charleston Foundation &
    Chief Advancement Officer, College of Charleston
  • Dr. Courtney Howard
    Vice President of Access and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer
  • John Loonan
    Executive Vice President, Business Affairs/CFO
    College of Charleston
  • Matt Roberts
    Director of Athletics

Want to get in touch?

Dan Frezza

Executive Director, College of Charleston Foundation

Email: frezzadh@cofc.edu
Phone: 843.953.3694

66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424