Foundation Board

The Armstrong Atlantic State University Foundation, Inc

The Armstrong Atlantic State University Foundation, Inc. is the legal entity designated to receive charitable contributions on behalf of Armstrong Atlantic State University. The foundation is a nonprofit Georgia Corporation and is exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The foundation's purpose is to acquire and administer funds and gifts for the support of the university and its programs. The officers and board of directors regulate and supervise the activities of the foundation.

Net assets of the foundation, held in unrestricted, temporarily restricted and permanently restricted accounts, total $6,089,132 as of March 31, 2009. The foundation provides more than $300,000 annually to enhance academics and service programs of the university.


Dr. Linda Bleicken, President, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Mr. Eckard A. Cabistan, ex officio, President, Student Government Association
Mr. David Carson, Treasurer, Vice President for Business & Finance, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Mr. E. Lee Davis, Secretary, University Counsel, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Mrs. Stephanie L. Duttenhaver, Community Leader
Mr. Andrew H. Ernst, Partner, HunterMaclean
Mr. Raymond Gaster, Jr., President, Gaster Lumber
Mr. John C. Helmken, II, President, Savannah Bancorp
Ms. Cathy Hill, Immediate Past Chair, Vice President, Coastal Region Georgia Power
Mr. Paul Hinchey, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System
Mr. Eric B. Johnson, President, Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung
Mr. William Kelso, Executive Vice President, Vice President for Advancement, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Dr. Dorothy W. Kingery, Owner, Mercer House Carriage Shop & Museum
Mrs. Louise A. Lauretti, Community Leader
Ms. Diana Morrison, Owner Advertising Specialty Services
Mr. David Paddison, Chair, President & CEO, Seacrest Partners
Dr. Karen J. Panzitta, Physician, Georgia Health Science University
Mr. Daniel W. Pinyan, Jr., Chair of Finance Committee, President/CEO, The Pinyan Company
Mr. Benjamin E. Price, Senior Vice President - Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors
Major General John F. Sobke, United States Army, Retired
Mrs. Andrea Mason Turner - ex officio, President, Armstrong Alumni Association
Dr. Irving Victor - ex officio, Armstrong Commission


Educational Properties Foundation, Inc. (EPFI) Officers

President Linda M. Bleicken, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Chair Don L. Waters, Brasseler, USA
Immediate Past Chair Brian R. Foster, First Chatham Bank
Vice Chair Jerry Barton, Sea Island Bank
Secretary/Treasurer Connie Farmer Ray, Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners
Assistant Secretary Tom Cullen, HunterMaclean
Trustee Drew Ernst, HunterMaclean
Trustee Raymond Gaster, Gaster Lumber and Hardware, Inc.
Trustee Paul Hinchey, St. Joseph's/Candler
Trustee Cliff McCurry, Seacrest Partners
Trustee Ann R. Purcell, Radiation Therapy Associates, PC

2012 Foundation Audited Financial Statement pdf

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