The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Board of Trustees has elected its officers for the 2019-20 academic year, according to a news release.
Henry “Hal” Kitchin was elected as chair. He will lead the board, the executive committee and the endowment board as chair, stated the release.
Kitchin is a Wilmington resident and an attorney.
“Since 2013, it has been an honor and a privilege to serve on the UNCW Board of Trustees, and I look forward to continued collaboration with my fellow trustees in this new capacity,” Kitchin said in the release.
Dennis Burgard was elected vice chair. Burgard, a Jacksonville resident, has also been a board member since 2013, stated the release. He is currently chair of the external affairs committee and a member of the educational planning and programs and executive committees.
Gidget Kidd, also a board member since 2013, was re-elected board secretary, stated the release. She currently serves as a member of the audit, risk and compliance committee, the educational planning and programs committee and the executive committee.
Yousry Sayed, founder of Wilmington-based Quality Chemical Laboratories and former UNCW administrator, and Michael Lee, former state senator and former UNCW student, are new members to the board
. They will serve terms through 2023.
Kidd, Woody White, Agnes Beane and Hank Miller were all reappointed by the UNC Board of Governors, with terms through 2023, stated the release.