Board of Friends

The purpose of the Board of Friends is to effect a close working relationship between leaders in the community and the faculty, staff and students in the School of Social Work. The Board also works to influence development and advancement activities for the School.

The objectives of the Board of Friends are to:

  • Assist the School in securing financial resources
  • Study needs and opportunities for private funding for the School
  • Function as an advocacy group for the University and the School
  • Assist in the recruitment of outstanding students to the School
  • Advise the School on long range planning

For more information about the Board of Friends, please email Darcel Green or call 205-348-3924.

2022-23 Board of Friends

Program Specialist, Alabama Department of Human Resources


Instructor, University of Alabama


Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois School of Social Work

Hillcrest Endowed Chair, Vital Principal Investigator, UA School of Social Work

CEO, Collaborative Solutions

Retired, Alabama DHR; Salvation Army

Retired, Catholic Family Services

President, CEO, BSCorbett Consulting, LLC

Retired School Social Worker

Retired, Alabama Department of Youth Services

Consultant, College Insight

Retired, State of Alabama

Community Volunteer

CEO and President, Inspira Health

Coordinator, UA SSW DC Internship Program

Executive Director, Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama

Senior Recruiter, Erecruit

Retired Director, Marshall County DHR

Retired, US Army HR/Military Personnel Officer


Vice President, US Managed Markets, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Executive Director, Temporary Emergency Services

Retired, Social Work at Troy University