Advisory Council

Members of the Advisory Council are individuals who hold or have held positions of responsibility in the community. They serve as a resource to communicate the work of CGS and provide advice and support resources to our Board and staff. Many are former CGS Board members.

Lift Your Spirits

Charles E. Alexander
Retired Executive Director,
United Methodist Pastoral Care and Counseling, Inc.

Peggy A. McClure, M. Div., J.D.
Retired Presbyterian Church Minister
Linda Bachus
Civic Leader
Tom Mahoney
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz

Peggy G. Balliet
Civic Leader

Sadis Matalon, Ph.D., Dr. Sc. (Hon)
UAB Dept. of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medical

Carlton Baker
Retired Group President
Rabbi Jonathan Miller
Temple Emanu-El
Dr. Neal Berte
President Emeritus
Birmingham-Southern College
Barbara Moore
Judge Sharon Blackburn
United States District Judge
Northern District of Alabama
Dr. T. Michael Morgan
Retired District Superintendent
United Methodist Church
Birmingham-East District
Lois A. Caldwell
Parish Nurse
Canterbury United Methodist Church

Thomas I. “Tom” Nelson
Retired Executive
Vulcan Materials Company

Charles Chamblee
Former Partner
Ernst & Young
Robby Owens
Retired District Attorney
Shelby County

C. Fred Daniels
Cabaniss Johnston

Rev. Thomas N. Rains
Retired Chaplain
YMCA of Birmingham

John P. Darnall, III
Retired Exec. V.P.
Brasfield & Gorrie

Lee Ann Riesenberg, Ph.D., RN, MS, CMQ
UAB Dept. of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medical

Dr. Doug Dortch
Senior Minister
Mountain Brook Baptist Church

Ben J. Schillaci
CPA Partner
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
Bishop David E. Foley, D.D.
Catholic Diocese of Birmingham
Terry Slaughter
Devote Studio
Trudie F. Gruman, RN
Pain & Palliative Resource Nurse
St. Vincent’s Hospital
Rev. Cannon Craig Smalley
Director Pastoral Care & Counseling
Cathedral Church of the Advent
Dr. Ed Hurley
Senior Pastor
South Highland Presbyterian Church
J. Terrell Spencer, M.D.
Retired, Bham. Pulmonary Group
Medical Director, Southern Company, West Region
Susan Jackson
Executive Director
Rotary Club of Birmingham
Dr. Bobby S. Terry, D. Min, S.T.D.
President and Editor
Alabama Baptist
Frank Jones
Retired Actuary
Judge Scott Vowell
Vowell & Godsmith, LLC
Charles "Chuck" King
Retired Executive
Vulcan Materials Co.
Dr. Andrew Westmoreland
Samford University

Charles Leesburg
Certified Public Accountant
Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg & Moore, P.C.

Chee-Vee Whitfield
Executive Director
East Walker Chamber of Commerce
Scott McBrayer
City of Homewood
Odessa Woolfolk
Founder and President Emeritus
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Charles A. “Scotty” McCallum
Former Mayor
City of Vestavia Hills

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