Seven New Members Added to Alumni Association Board

The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association announces seven new members on its board of directors:



Erik Baptist, BA’01, of Arlington, Va., is an attorney-adviser for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Enforcement, Division of Investigations. He majored in American studies and sociology at Vanderbilt before earning his J.D. degree. At Vanderbilt he was involved with student government, Alternative Spring Break, Habitat for Humanity, VUcept and Zeta Beta Tau.




Margaret Callihan, BA’77, EMBA’04, of Longboat Key, Fla., is president of the Southwest Florida Region of SunTrust Bank. A longtime Vanderbilt supporter, she is active in her community and serves on several nonprofit and civic boards. Her husband, Matt, BA’77, and two of their three children also attended Vanderbilt.




Barbara Cresswell, BA’68, of Berwyn, Pa., an English major while at Vanderbilt, has built a career in information technology and communications services, currently managing two consulting businesses. Cresswell helped revitalize the Philadelphia Vanderbilt Chapter as its 2005–2007 president by establishing a new structure and leadership team.




Sara Huddleston, BA’00, MEd’01, of Raleigh, N.C., is director of human resources for Johnson Lambert & Co. LLP, a public accounting firm. She majored in German and communication studies at Vanderbilt before earning her master’s at Peabody. She is president of the NC Triangle Vanderbilt Chapter.




Cathy Bender-Jackson, BS’82, of Nashville was the recipient of the second full athletic scholarship for women’s basketball at Vanderbilt as a student. She is now a vice president for Merrill Lynch & Co. Currently serving her third term on the Metropolitan Nashville Sports Authority Board, she has been involved in dozens of community service activities.




Amy Lee, BS’95, of Houston majored in psychology at Vanderbilt. She recently concluded service with her husband, Gentry Lee, BA’94, as co-president of the Houston Vanderbilt Chapter. Actively involved at St. John’s School, St. John’s Church, and on numerous boards in Houston, Lee is dedicated to serving her family and community.




Michael Sheridan, BA’84, of Nashville is executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Ceridian Corp., an information services company specializing in the human resources, transportation and retail markets. A political science major at Vanderbilt, he was active in student government. He and his wife, Pam, have two children.

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