Memphis – The Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University will welcome three new members at its first meeting of the 2010-2011 year in October. New members are H. Wayne Brafford, Steve Dunavant, and Brother Chris Englert.
H. Wayne Brafford was the Group CEO titled Senior Vice President, Printing and Communications Papers for International Paper Company, a core business of the company. Brafford retired from International Paper in December 2009. He graduated from Leadership Memphis and served on its Board as Vice Chairman. He has supported the Memphis City Schools as a member of the PIPE (Partners in Public Education) Board of Directors. More recently, he served on the Memphis Museums (Pink Palace, Lichterman Nature Center) Board and Executive Committee. Brafford earned his bachelor’s degree in pulp and paper science and technology from North Carolina State University and a M.B.A. from Tulane University.
Stephen T. Dunavant is Member in Charge of Consulting at Thompson-Dunavant, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants. He has over twenty-three years of public accounting experience with both local and international accounting firms. Dunavant has served on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Partnership Taxation Committee and AICPA Partnership Resource Panel. He has lectured on the tax aspects of limited liability companies and partnerships. In addition to memberships in the AICPA, TSCPA and the Memphis Chapter of CPAs, Dunavant also holds the AICPA Certificate of Educational Achievement for Tax Planning and Advising Closely-Held Businesses. He currently serves on the CBU Dean’s Advisory Board; Board of Triumph Bank; and chairs the Board of Directors for the Visible School of Music and Worship Arts College. He earned his B.S. in Accounting from Christian Brothers University.
Brother Chris Englert is president of Christian Brothers High School and has served in that position since the fall of 1990. Over the course of his teaching career, Brother Chris has taught at La Salle High School in Cincinnati, Ohio; Newport Catholic High School in Kentucky; and Archbishop O’Hara High School in Kansas City. Missouri. He received a B.A. in Humanities from Christian Brothers University, M.A. in Religious Studies from La Salle University, and a M.A. in Educational Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. ###