OLLI is a vibrant learning community that has grown through active member involvement and strong support from Furman University. The Institute falls under the Continuing Education Department but is uniquely guided by bylaws and an executive council voted upon by its membership. Everyone is encouraged to contribute in some way. You may teach a class, be a class liaison, serve on a committee or on the Council, help with record keeping, make coffee, give directions or perform other tasks. OLLI @ Furman's Administrative Council Members are elected from the general membership under bylaws adopted by the members. There are standing committees and ad hoc committees created as needed for special projects.

Note: Each year the Administrative Council (Members-At-Large are on a 3 year rotation) is rotated off in May during the Spring Luncheon. It is the responsibility of the committee chairmen to choose and train their successors. Both the Chair and Chair-elect members attend all Council meetings (average 4 a year). This helps to ensure continuity in OLLI throughout the years.

Updated Bylaws were approved by the membership at the Annual Luncheon on May 20, 2014.  You may also view the Current OLLI Mission and Vision Statement.


Administrative

Position
Name
Term Ends
Phone
E-Mail
President
Elaine Brummett
May 2015
246-6348
ebrum301@aol.com
VP of Membership (Pres. Elect)
Steve Davis
May 2015
297-3899
steve.davisgt@charter.net
VP of Admin.
George Hammond
May 2015
263-3447
g_hammond@sbcglobal.net
Director
Nancy Kennedy
*
294-2979
nancy.kennedy2767@furman.edu
At Large
Dick Eaton May 2015
834-5239
brulyn@aol.com
At Large
Pat Hicks May 2015 915-1688
pshicks@bellsouth.net
At Large Barbara Wojack May 2016 203-535-8227 nowo29@yahoo.com
At Large Roger Wheeler
May 2016 895-6097
rogerdwheeler@gmail.com
At Large Greg Parker
May 2017
236-1131
greglois.parker@gmail.com
At Large Diane Lawrence
May 2017
246-2305
dianelawrence@charter.net


Committee Chairs

Committee
Name
Telephone
Email Address
Administration George Hammond
263-3447
g_hammond@sbcglobal.net
Curriculum Jim Smeaton
235-8916 jimsmeaton@gmail.com
Curriculum Vice Chair Greg Peters 255-4469 peters5369@gmail.com
Faculty Support Judy Pearson
968-8819
judypearson@bellsouth.net
Gray Matters Gary Aten 294-6371 garyaten@bellsouth.net
Long Range Planning Barbara Leimsieder
467-9411 bleimsieder@gmail.com
Outreach Jack Hansen
850-292-8373
jhansen@ihmc.us
Social Sharon Sickler
963-2818
puppymax@live.com
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