BOONE—Bradley T. Adcock of Cary, Alice Roess of Blowing Rock have each been re-elected to one-year terms as officers of the board. Adcock will continue as chairman of the board and Roess was re-elected vice chair. Jimmy Barnes of Raleigh was elected to a one-year term as secretary of the board.
Adcock is a 1976 graduate of Appalachian. He retired in September 2014 as vice president for government affairs after a 36-year career with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Adcock served on the UNC Board of Governors from 1997-2009. He was reappointed to his first four-year term on Appalachian’s Board of Trustees in 2009 and a second four-year term in 2013.
Roess was first appointed to a four-year term on the board in 2009 and reappointed to a second four-year term in 2013. She is an active volunteer in civic, charitable and social organizations in the Blowing Rock community.
Barnes is president of NAI Carolantic Realty Inc. He was a founding member of Appalachian’s Board of Visitors. Barnes earned a degree in business administration from Appalachian in 1984.
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Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.