Board of Trustees
Mr. W. Allen Bell
Mr. W. Allen Bell is the executive director of the Atlanta Resource Foundation and a current resident of Atlanta, Georgia. He attends Atlanta’s Buckhead Church. His other interests include parenting teenagers and hunting quail, pheasant, and duck. Mr. Bell serves on the college’s Foundation Board.
Dr. David Bruce
Dr. David Bruce is executive assistant to the Reverend Billy Graham, and is president of Blue Ridge Broadcasting of Asheville, North Carolina. David currently resides in Black Mountain, North Carolina with his wife Kerri and daughter, Rachel. He is a member of the Boards of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. David, Kerri and Rachel are members of Lake Hills Church in Candler, North Carolina. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Montreat College.
Rev. Dr. J. Howard Edington
Rev. Dr. J. Howard Edington is an author and former senior minister of the 6,000-member First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. Dr. Edington previously served on the Montreat College Board of Trustees from 1991-2003 and as board chair from 1995-2002, before re-joining the board in 2017. He and his wife, Trisha, now live full-time in their home on Greybeard Trail in Montreat. They have two daughters and three grandchildren.
Ms. H. Claire Efird
Ms. H. Claire Efird is the owner of the Salt Shaker Bookstore & Café, a current resident of Wilmington, North Carolina, and a homeowner in Montreat. She is on the Missions Committee at Christ Community Church (non-denominational) in Wilmington and volunteers at the Lifeline Pregnancy Center. Her other interests include reading, traveling, and Montreat. Ms. Efird also serves on the college’s Foundation Board.
Mr. William B. Haynes
Mr. William B. Haynes ’85 is the founder and head brewer at Rail Line Brewing in Simpsonville, South Carolina, and a current resident of Greer, South Carolina. He attends Simpsonville’s Holy Cross Episcopal Church, is a Rotary Club member, and is a former missionary with YWAM. His other interests include travel, technology, health and fitness, and missions. Mr. Haynes also serves on the college’s Foundation Board.
Dr. Jeffery E. Heck
Dr. Jeffery E. “Jeff” Heck is the president and CEO of the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville, North Carolina. Dr. Heck is a professor of family medicine with UNC-Chapel Hill and associate dean for the Asheville campus of the UNC School of Medicine, which he founded in 2008. He currently serves on five regional or national boards. Dr. Heck and his wife, Cathy, have five children and 10 grandchildren.
Pastor George K. Logan
Pastor George K. Logan is a pastor at New Day Christian Church in Morganton, North Carolina. He serves on the board of the Strategic Alliance for Burke Youth and is a hospice, youth coach, and school volunteer. His other interests include swimming, biking, and reading.
Mr. Richard Moffatt III
Mr. Richard “Beau” Moffatt III ’02 is a web design and digital marketing consultant for Open Sky Web Studio and co-owner of Daisy Moffatt Photography. He and his family reside in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and are members at Calvary Chapel, Chattanooga. His other interests include distance running and stand up paddle-boarding. Mr. Moffatt is the Secretary of the Board of Trustees and also serves on the college’s Foundation Board.
Mr. Justin P. Ramb
Mr. Justin P. Ramb ’94 is the founder of BigEye Agency and a current resident of Orlando, Florida. He is an elder at First Presbyterian Church in Orlando. Mr Ramb also serves on the Appearance Review board for the City of Orlando and is a consultant for a number of other non-profit organizations in the United States.
Mr. Harold Benjamin Scott, Jr.
Mr. Harold Benjamin “Ben” Scott, Jr. is the vice president of global product marketing for Carlson Wagonlit Travel and a current resident of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a deacon at Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina, Minnesota, and active Boy Scout leader. Ben has an MBA from the University of Memphis and two degrees from Rhodes College. His interests include running, hiking, canoeing, and camping. Mr. Scott also serves as chair of the college’s Foundation Board.
Ms. Dayle L. Seneff
Ms. Dayle L. Seneff resides in Winter Park, Florida. She is a business owner and lifetime supporter and innovator in Christian education. She has consistently invested her time, talents, and treasure in the realm of kindergarten through graduate education. She is a member of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church. She serves as a founding board member at the Geneva Classical Christian School in Orlando. She also serves on the board of the Quo Vadis Institute. She enjoys many opportunities to gather, love, and serve people in her home. She loves spending time with her 5 children and their families. Her other interests include reading, piano, singing, and all things musical.
Mrs. Suzanne R. Sloan
Mrs. Suzanne Ross Sloan resides in Montreat with her husband Sam. She is a member of Christ Community Church (EPC) and is a retired elder of the PCUSA church. She is also a past president of the Women of the Church (PCUSA) and served on the Missions Committee of the PCUSA. She serves on the board of directors for Bible Study Fellowship International, and is on the board of advisors for Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte. Her other interests include bridge, walking, the Montreat community, and her two children and four grandchildren.
Mrs. Lynne Veerman
Mrs. Lynne P. Veerman is a retired office manager and bookkeeper and manages their family trusts. She is a current resident of Orlando, Florida. She has been an elder and mentor for young moms at First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, and is currently a welcome team member. She is also a member of the Homeowners Association Board in both Florida and Colorado and a tutor at Legends Academy and Frontline Outreach in Orlando. She previously served on the Montreat College Board of Trustees from 1995-2005 and 2006-2015 before re-joining the board in 2016. Her interests include gardening, golf, hiking, and biking. Lynne and her husband, Ralph, have four children and 10 grandchildren, including one married granddaughter, who are located in Florida, Virginia and Washington. Mrs. Veerman is currently the vice chair of the Board of Trustees.