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by Ann Marie Deer Owens | Jun. 29, 2012, 2:11 PM
The Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies announces the addition of four new community leaders to its Community Advisory Board:
The advisory board members help set the center’s priorities and serve as ambassadors for the center’s mission.
Bone’s experience covers many industries and many areas of law, including business formation, mergers and acquisitions, capital creation, joint ventures, financial institutions, media law and government relations. He serves on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission as well as the boards of Salvus Inc., Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau and Cumberland Region Tomorrow. Bone played an integral role in the formation of the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee. He is a member of Nashville’s Agenda.
Shea was at Family and Children’s Services and the Arthritis Foundation before going to the YWCA, where she was named CEO in 2007. In addition to managing the organization’s operations and annual financial goals, she’s responsible for the strategic planning, relationship building, development and fundraising for the YWCA. Shea is the founding chair of the Nashville Chapter of Women Presidents’ Organization, a board member of the Center for Nonprofit Management and a member of the Nashville Rotary Club.
Day, who has more than 30 years of experience in non-profit management and administration, was named president and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee in 1988. She has served on the board of Feeding America and is currently a board member for Global Foodbanking Network, Rooftop and Nashville Sports Council. Day is also active with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Nashville Rotary Club. In 2001, Day was awarded the prestigious Association of Nonprofit Executives CEO of the Year Award.
The Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies facilitates research on community-identified issues and needs and provides timely recommendations on policy-level solutions and actions. This mission is carried out through research projects, university-community partnerships, and conversations and collaborations. It is led by executive director Whitney Weeks. More information is available about VCNS on its website.
Ann Marie Deer Owens, (615) 322-NEWS
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