Wesleyan College is proud to introduce three new members to its board of trustees. Each received unanimous support from the current board and will begin their terms of service in October.
Macon native Charlotte Bogle serves as a member of the Robert A. Bowen Trust, a foundation created by her family to provide scholarship assistance to first-year college students in Middle Georgia. She also serves on the Lottie Felder Bowen Endowed Scholarship for Leadership board, an endowed scholarship created by her father to provide scholarships each year for one first-year student, one sophomore, one junior, and one senior who possess outstanding academic ability, leadership qualities, and sound moral character. Charlotte is a former member of the board of trustees for the Museum of Arts and Sciences.
Before retiring in 2008, Wesleyan alumna Betsy Martin Bunte, Class of 1968, served as chair of the English Department at Campbell High School in Smyrna, Georgia. In 2001, she was named Campbell High School Teacher of the Year, Cobb County Teacher of the Year, runner-up to Georgia Teacher of the Year, and one of 120 Milken Family Foundation National Educators. During her career, Betsy led many professional development programs, mentored beginning teachers, served on school committees, worked for the Cobb County Governor's Honors Program, and participated in a teacher exchange program to Ukraine. In addition, Betsy received the Wesleyan Alumnae Award for Distinguished Achievement in a Profession in 2002.
With twenty-five years of real estate sales experience, Trudie Parker Sessions Fickling is a Million Dollar Club (Circle of Excellence) Life Member at Sheridan Solomon and Associates. She is a graduate of Wesleyan College (Class of 1965), as are her two sisters and her granddaughter. Trudie has been a life-long supporter and community ambassador for Wesleyan, serving the College in a variety of roles including as an alumna sponsor for first-year students, president of the board of associates and of the Macon Alumnae Club, and a member of the alumnae board of managers. Trudie is a former Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation board member.