Boards of Governors

The Boards of Governors of the Mercer University School of Medicine promote, assist and support the School of Medicine in fulfilling its mission and vision. In doing so, the Boards advise the administration on matters pertaining to medical education, research and public service as well as assisting in the planning and conducting of campaigns for financial support. The constitution and by-laws for the Macon campus and the Savannah campus clearly define their power, duties, and responsibilities. Questions concerning the Boards of Governors should be directed to the Office of General Counsel and Secretary of the Corporation.

Board of Governors – Macon and Columbus Campuses:

  • Jennifer Tarbutton, Chair
  • Rodney Goff
  • Bill Amos
  • Steve Barton
  • Kathy Lynn
  • Sam Massey
  • Earnest Taylor
  • Steve Durkee
  • Loraine Sumner
  • Jack H. Powell, III

Ex-officio members:

  • William D. Underwood, President, Mercer University
  • Jean R. Sumner, Dean, MUSM
  • John A. Patterson, Senior Vice President for University Advancement

Board of Governors – Savannah Campus

  • Gus Bell, Chairman
  • Curtis (Curt) G. Anderson
  • Gene Cartledge
  • William (Bill) T. Daniel
  • Curt Lewis, III
  • Charles F. McMillan, Sr.
  • Frank Rossiter
  • Peter T. Scardino
  • Christina McCain

Ex-officio members:

  • William D. Underwood, President, Mercer University
  • Jean R. Sumner, Dean, MUSM
  • Wayne Glascow, Senior Associate Dean
  • John A. Patterson, Senior Vice President for University Advancement
  • Shayne George, CEO Memorial Health