Troy University Leadership Conference
2014 Leadership Conference
February 7-8, 2014
Bring individuals together to promote dialogue that fosters multicultural collaboration to strengthen relationships and empower diverse leaders with the tools to better serve their organization and community.
Troy University’ s Leadership Conference
Troy University’ s Leadership Conference Celebrating African-American History Month is held annually on the main campus of Troy University. This conference provides valuable information to enhance the quality of leadership and civic participation of community leaders, area residents, and university students. Major Sponsors of the conference since its inception have been the City of Troy, SD James Evangelistic Association. This year’s featured speakers are Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Dr. Deborah Barnhart, Sheri Riley, Bishop Teresa Snorton, and Bishop S.D. James.
In addition to valuable break-out sessions for both university students and community participants, the keynote speakers for the most recent conference were Dr. Randal Pinkett and Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock. Past speakers have included Bishop Vashti M. McKenzie, Dr. Calvin Mackie, Ms. Lyn Vaughn and Mr. Tim Reid, Judge Greg Mathis, Ambassador Andrew Young, Dr. Joseph Lowery, Dr. Belle Wheelan, Mr Thomas N. Todd, the Honorable Lois Deberry, Columnist Cynthia Tucker, former Birmingham Mayor Richard Arrington and Reverend Jamal-Harrison Bryant. Each year the committee selects a new chairman. Barbara Patterson, Director of Student Involvement and Leadership at Troy University, is serving as the 2014 conference chair.