Converse Announces New Trustees
Converse College announced today the naming of four members to its Board of Trustees. Elizabeth Bell Weisiger, Carroll Clancy, Elizabeth Crane Griffith and John Montgomery will each serve a four-year term.
Griffith, who resides in Princeton, N.J, graduated from Converse in 1972 with a bachelor of arts degree in religion. She retired as an executive director from Morgan Stanley (New York, N.Y.) in 2006. She is currently serving as chairman of Morven Museum and Gardens in (the former New Jersey Governor’s Mansion and 18th century home of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence), and is actively involved with DNR Greenway Land Preservation and the Garden Club of Princeton.
A resident of Charlotte, N.C., Weisiger graduated from Converse in 1984 with a bachelor of fine arts in interior design. In addition to her commitment to Converse, she is also serving as director of the North Carolina Dance Theatre. Previously, she has held director positions with the Converse College Board of Visitors, Levine Museum of the New South (Charlotte, N.C.), Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Women of Vision and the Women’s Impact Fund.
Clancy is a resident of Raleigh, N.C. and is currently serving as director of the North Carolina Symphony Foundation Board. She is also actively involved with the Red Sword Guild, Wake Visual Arts and Duke Children’s Hospital. Previously, she has held director positions with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the Converse College Alumnae Association and Junior League of Raleigh.
An executive with Carolina First, Montgomery lives in his native Spartanburg, S.C., and is a graduate of The University of the South. In addition to serving on the Converse Board of Trustees, he is director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Upstate, and the Safe Homes Rape Crisis Coalition. He is also affiliated with the Spartanburg Community College Foundation and the Carolina Piedmont Foundation.