As a volunteer organization, the Legacy League is governed by elected and appointed officers who work under the guidelines adopted in our bylaws. The Legacy League leadership is comprised of an executive committee, a board of directors and a junior board, whose members are listed below. The executive director of the organization is Julie Taylor, the wife of Samford’s president, Dr. Beck Taylor. Sharon Smith serves as the director of development, and Aimee Dykes lends vital support as assistant director for the organization.

Executive Committee

Legacy League executive committee

The Legacy League’s Executive Committee includes the president, four vice presidents, the treasurer, the fundraising event chairs, the immediate past president, the executive director and the director of development.





2021-22 Elected Officers

President – Paula Gossett
Vice President for Communication – Katie Hughes
Vice President for Membership – Cindy Hardy
Vice President for Programs – Jan Cobb
Vice President for Student Scholarship & Support – Karen Carlisle
Recording Secretary – Cheryl Landreth
Treasurer – Angelia Spraberry
Junior Board President – Lilla Bea McMullan
Immediate Past President – Kathy Clay

2021-22 Fundraising Event Chairs

Holiday Gift Market – Phyllis Crocker
Christmas Home Tour – Tricia Naro
Scholarship Luncheon – Cindy Anderson
Scholarship Celebration – Rhonda Orr

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Legacy League’s board of directors includes the president, president-elect, four vice presidents, the treasurer, fundraising event chairs, the immediate past president, the executive director, the director of development, committee chairs and at large members.



2021-22 Elected Officers

President – Paula Gossett
Vice President for Communication – Katie Hughes
Vice President for Membership – Cindy Hardy
Vice President for Programs – Jan Cobb
Vice President for Student Scholarship & Support – Karen Carlisle
Recording Secretary – Cheryl Landreth
Treasurer – Angelia Spraberry
Junior Board President – Lilla Bea McMullan
Immediate Past President – Kathy Clay

2021-22 Fundraising Event Chairs

Holiday Gift Market – Phyllis Crocker
Christmas Home Tour – Tricia Naro
Scholarship Luncheon – Cindy Anderson
Scholarship Celebration – Rhonda Orr

The board of directors includes the president, president-elect, four vice presidents, the treasurer, fundraising event chairs, the immediate past president, the executive director, the director of development plus the committee chairs.

Executive Director – Julie Taylor
Director of Development – Sharon Smith

2021-22 Committee Chairs

Communication

Newsletter – Kathryn Woodruff
Public Relations – Julie Cundiff
Social Media – Kristen Comer
Yearbook – Jane George

Membership

Birthdays – Lori Sullivan
Member Care – Ginger Brown
Recruitment – Sheree Hall

Programs

Greeters – Marna Parker
Registration – Vanetta Newton

Student Scholarship and Support

International Student Care – Beverly Sansom
Scholarship – Penny Kimrey
Scholarship Recipient Care – Diane Eggert

At Large Members

Christy McKiernan
Ginny Scott

Junior Board

junior board

The junior board plans and executes special events and volunteer opportunities tailored to the interests and availability of members under age 40.  Past special events include a Family Movie Night and workshops in modern calligraphy, cookie-decorating and floral arranging.  Junior members are also encouraged to participate in traditional Legacy League events, including the Christmas Home Tour, as their schedules allow. 

2021-22 Junior Board

President - Lilla Bea (Granger) McMullan
President-elect - Hollie (Bennett) Garner
Fall Fundraiser Chair - Caroline Carlisle
Spring Fundraiser Chair - Rachel Stanback
Restaurant Fundraiser Chair - Sarah (Durnya) Stevens
Gatherings Chair - Kasey Bodine
Community Chair - Jenée Spencer
Recruitment Chair - Meg (Alford) Donovan
Marketing Chair - Emily (Brown) Futrell
Secretary - Jenna Sims
At Large (Legacy League Shop) - Berkley Bryan
At Large (Pine Straw/Spa Day) - Allison (Hubbard) Strickland