Leadership Advisory Board

James Joel Childre, Jr.

President, Childre Ford, Inc. 

Fellow of Social Innovation

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Sandra McCall Rosseter '62

Director, Academic Resource Center (ret.)

Mercer University


Tom Rosseter

Vice President (ret.)

AXA Equitable Holdings


Alissa Torchia '09, '11

Senior Conference Manager

Meeting Expectations, Inc.


Mark Williams '85

Commissioner, Department of Natural Resources

State of Georgia

Laura Willis '62

President & CEO (ret.)

Baptist Retirement Communities



The mission of the Georgia College Leadership Advisory Board is to promote all leadership-development efforts at Georgia College, including all institutional efforts led by the Office of Leadership Programs, as well as external and public outreach efforts to promote Georgia College‚Äôs influence within the state and region. Members advise and support Georgia College in developing deep and mutually beneficial relationships with external organizations, foundations, and government partners. The Leadership Advisory Council collaborates with university faculty, staff, students and other Georgia College boards and committees to facilitate external engagement, providing counsel and advice, and supporting and advocating for Georgia College.