The executive director serves as the day-to-day operator of the business of the Consortium, ensuring effective organizational leadership, program management, planning and staff management. The Executive Director also helps to ensure AUCC member institutions accomplish their civic engagement and community revitalization goals through community-oriented programs and services.
Associate Director/Business Manager
As associate director, Ms. Fortson serves as business manager for the organization and assists the executive director in managing the Consortium’s day-to-day operations and in ensuring effective organizational leadership, program management, planning and staff management. She also helps to ensure that AUCC member institutions accomplish their civic engagement and community revitalization goals through community-oriented programs and services. She is also responsible for monitoring accounting, budgeting, auditing and other financial and related functions to ensure the financial integrity of the organization. Ms. Fortson also manages personnel and operational matters.
Ms. Yarbrough provides executive level support to the executive director, and ensures the efficient operation of the Consortium. She coordinates meetings of the AUC Consortium Council of Presidents and major stakeholders and also serves as the primary point of contact for all matters directed to the Executive Director by internal and external stakeholders.
CommUniversity Program Manager
Mr. Otey coordinates the AUC Consortium’s Communiversity and other civic engagement programs. He fosters strong relationships with community leaders and community-based organizations to develop innovative community-oriented educational programs and to promote awareness and participation in Communiversity programs.
Recruiting & Special Projects Coordinator
Ms. Rhodes serves as the liaison between corporations and the Consortium’s faculty, staff, and students. In her role as Recruiting and Special Projects Coordinator, Ms. Rhodes coordinates all AUC Consortium on-campus recruiting events, all corporate events, and all AUC Consortium Dual Degree Engineering Program events. Additionally, she communicates regularly with corporate partners to establish rapport, gauge morale, and develop brand marketing plans.
Interim Program Manager
Ms. Wyatt oversees all matters directly related to students and is responsible for ensuring student engagement in AUC Consortium activities. She provides career planning services for all DDEP students, advises the AUCC engineering student organizations, manages the social media initiatives of the OACS, and helps to produce all events and recruiting activities.
Accounting and Scholarship Manager
As accounting and scholarship manager, Mr. Stanbury main responsibilities include general bookkeeping, scholarship coordination and records maintenance. Also, he provides administrative support to the management staff.
As administrative assistant, Ms. Nichols provides administrative support to the management staff. She is the first point of contact to visitors to the office, and coordinates, or completes a variety of tasks and projects.