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College of The Albemarle (COA) alumni, we want to hear from you!
As a COA graduate, you’re a valued asset. We want to keep you informed and connected to your alma mater.
COA Alumni Association Membership
Membership includes invitations to Alumni events, news and information from the Alumni Association and the college, discounts to COA events and local businesses as well connection to fellow alumni, networking opportunities, access to COA campus resources such as computers, library and career services and much more.
Memberships fees are $15 annually for an individual, $100 for an individual lifetime membership or $200 for a Family Lifetime membership.
For more information about Alumni Membership or the COA Alumni Association, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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He enrolled at COA in the fall of 1966, transferred to North Carolina State University (NCSU) in 1968, and received a Bachelor of Science in Forestry in 1971.
He has served on numerous boards of directors including North Carolina Forestry Association, NCSU Alumni Association, Pasquotank County Planning, and Skills, Inc. Robert has also been active in various civic organizations including the Improved Order of Red Men, serving as Great Sachem of North Carolina in 2009 – 2010. He also served as a District Governor of Rotary International in 2015 – 2016.
He currently serves on the COA Board of Trustees where he is a member of the Finance Committee. He is the recipient of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest award for state service granted by the Office of the Governor.
He attributes the two years at COA to helping him grow in maturity and discipline to pursue his college degree and to work while staying at home to help financially with college costs.
He and his wife, Charlene, have two sons and five grandchildren.
Deborah has worked in numerous small businesses throughout her career, most notably the City Wine Sellar, Bakery and Deli in downtown Elizabeth City. She currently serves as Executive Director of Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc. (ECDI). The non-profit’s goal is to beautify and revitalize downtown Elizabeth City, while maintaining its historic integrity.
While attending COA, she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, National Honor Fraternity, and served as the Secretary.
Wendy and her husband, Kevin, have two sons.
Antonio has worked multiple years in leadership and organizational management where he now serves as the Director of Accessibility and Student Conduct for COA. He is the membership coordinator for the COA Alumni Board and he is the CEO of Faith Investors Inc.
He is married with three daughters, one son and one grandson.