The External Engagement Committee serves as a strategic forum to review, assess and advance issues related to Duke University’s external relations. These include the university’s practices and policies with regard to marketing and brand management, and engagement with alumni, donors, federal, state, and local governments, the community, partners (corporations, foundations, NGOs, etc.), policymakers, media, and the public at large.

External Engagement Committee Membership, 2023 - 2024

Lisa Borders, Chair 
Jeff Ubben, Vice Chair
Kacia Anderson
Tyson Brown (Faculty)
Anna-Paden Carson (Graduate/Professional Student)
Eddy Cue
Annie Cui (Undergraduate Student)
Andy Dillon (Observer)
Rhett Mabry (Observer)
Edgar Virgüez
David Taylor
Norbert Wilson (Faculty)
Jim Zelter
    Dave Kennedy, Vice President of Alumni Engagement and Development​, ex officio
    Chris Simmons, Vice President for Government Relations, ex officio  
    Frank Tramble, Vice President for Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs, ex officio  
    Stelfanie Williams, Vice President for Durham Affairs​, ex officio