Montreat College announced the addition of new Board of Trustees members Bruce Burdett and Lynne Veerman this week.

Mr. Norman “Bruce” Burdett is a retired president and CEO of Frost Insurance and a retired Brigadier General in the United States Army Reserves, in which he served for 32 years. He is a current resident of Montreat, and is a member of Montreat’s Christ Community Church. He and his wife of 46 years, Patsy, have four children and eight grandchildren. His interests include his Bible study fellowship, golf, and grandparenting.

Mrs. Lynne P. Veerman is a retired office manager and bookkeeper and a current resident of Orlando, Florida. She is an elder, welcome team member, and mentor for young moms at First Presbyterian Church, Orlando. She is also a member of the Homeowners Association Board in both Florida and Colorado and a tutor at Heart of Mercy ministries. Her interests include gardening, golf, hiking, and biking. She previously served on the Montreat College Board of Trustees from 1995-2005 and 2006-2015.