BOONE—Wayne D. Duncan of Raleigh, R. Vaughn Hayes of North Wilkesboro and Thomas “Ted” Chandler Jr. of Burlington have been re-elected to one-year terms as officers of the Appalachian State University Foundation Board of Directors.
Duncan will serve as chairman of the foundation board, Hayes will serve as vice chairman and Chandler will serve as secretary.
Wayne D. Duncan
Duncan served as executive vice president of First Citizens Bank, and currently serves as a consultant for the bank. He graduated from Appalachian in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education. He also attended the LSU Banking School of the South, graduating in 1977.
Duncan has been a member of the foundation board since 2004. In addition, he is involved with the Appalachian community through his service on the Athletics Enhancement Committee, and as a former member of the university’s Board of Trustees, Appalachian Alumni Council and the Walker College of Business Advisory Board. Duncan has served as the chairman of the Walker College of Business Advisory Board, director of the Yosef Advisory Board and chairman for National Alumni Campaign for Appalachian (1989-94).
His awards include the Alumni Association’s Outstanding Service Award and Athletic Hall of Fame recognition. He is also a member of the Be Active North Carolina Board of Directors.
Hayes has been a member of the foundation board since 2002. He recently retired after a 38-year career with Lowes Companies Inc. His most recent position was senior vice president of store planning and environment. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in history from Appalachian in 1968 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Wake Forest in 1978.
Hayes is involved with the Appalachian community through his service as a member of the Alumni Council (past president), and as a former member of the Board of Trustees, the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council and Yosef Club Advisory Council. Hayes received the Appalachian Alumni Association’s Outstanding Service Award in 2003.
Thomas E. “Ted” Chandler Jr.
A member of the foundation board since 2009, Chandler is president of Chandler Concrete Company. He graduated from Appalachian State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in finance and management.
Chandler is the past president of Alamance Community College Foundation, vice president and board member of Boy Scouts of America-Old NC Council, board member of Alamance Regional Medical Center Inc. and the chairman of the Investment Committee of Alamance Community College Foundation.
He has served on the National Ready Mix Concrete Association Executive Committee, and as a membership committee chairman for the National Ready Mix Concrete Association. He also served as a board member of Alamance County United Way and was on the administration board and stewardship chairman for Front Street United Methodist Church.
Created in 1970, the Appalachian State University Foundation Inc. receives and invests private funds to support the university. Its mission is to create the best possible learning environment for Appalachian students by funding scholarships and programs and providing other resources.