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Ruby Burgess, EdD
President
What Burgess does for AHEAD: Facilitator
As AHEAD board president, Ruby Burgess uses her organizational and facilitation skills to keep the nonprofit running efficiently and effectively. She has taught at several colleges and universities, most notably University of Central Arkansas. In 2008, she retired from Southern Arkansas University where she was the dean of the college of education. Burgess lives in Morrilton, Ark., where she is an educator and the senior consultant with the Burgess Group, Inc.
Why she works with AHEAD: “I am involved with AHEAD because of my commitment to working with African Ancestry people the world over to create healthy, self-sufficient and well-educated communities for generations to come.”