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Office of the Board of Trustees

Contact: phone 202.274.5700

Beverly Franklin, Executive Secretary
phone 202.274.6258  |   email

Upcoming Meetings
All meetings are held in Building 39, 3rd Floor Board Room

Regular Board of Trustees Meeting: April 29, 2014 @ 5pm

UDC's Board of Trustees

Reginald M. Felton

Board Treasurer

Reginald M. FeltonMr. Felton was appointed to the Board of Trustees in January 2010, where he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Budget & Finance Committee and the Facilities Committee. Although a native Washingtonian, Mr. Felton spent his early years in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Mr. Felton currently is the director of federal relations at the National School Boards Association (NSBA), where he is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive legislative strategies and representing the interests of local school boards on Capitol Hill and with the Administration.   His principle assignments have included the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Head Start, and the Higher Education Act (HEA).  He also has worked extensively on issues impacting the business operations of local school districts.

Prior to his affiliation with NSBA, Mr. Felton was a senior executive with the U.S. Department of the Navy, where he served in key policy development positions on the staffs of the assistant secretary of the Navy (Office of Manpower and Reserve Affairs) and the Chief of Naval Operations.  His areas of responsibility included human resources management, shore installation management, and congressional relations.  Mr. Felton’s professional career also includes serving as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard.  He continues to serve as a consultant in the areas of public policy, communications, and organizational development at the regional and national levels within both public and private sectors.

From 1994 to 2004, he served as an elected member of the Montgomery County, Maryland, Board of Education, one of the largest school systems in the nation with nearly 140,000 students and an operating budget of more than $2.0 billion.  In 1996, he was elected president and became the first African-American to serve in this position.  He served two terms as President in 1998 and 2001.  In 2007, Mr. Felton received an appointment from the Governor of Maryland to serve on the Board of Trustees at Montgomery College (Maryland). His public service also includes terms as Commissioner and Mayor of Highland Beach, Maryland, a small beach community outside of Annapolis, founded by Charles Douglass, son of Frederick Douglass.

Felton is also involved in his community, serving as Vice President, Board of Directors of the George B. Thomas Learning Academy, a non-profit tutorial programs serving over 3000 students; and on the Board of Directors of the Rudolph W. Snowden Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc, providing postsecondary scholarships.  

Felton holds a B.A. degree in sociology from Howard University; an M.S. degree in urban studies from Tulane University; and certificates from the Federal Executive Institute, the Brookings Institution, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Felton is married to Dianne L. Felton, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Mental Health America, Alexandria, Virginia.  They have one adult son.  He and his wife reside in Washington DC.



Past Meetings

Facilities Committee: Tue. Apr. 22, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Audio

Student Affairs Committee: Thur, Apr. 17, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Audio

Budget and Finance Committee: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Academic Affairs Committee: Thur, Apr 10 @ 5pm | Agenda | Audio

Audit, Administration and Governance Committee: Mon, Apr 7, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | DCMR Chapter 1 Summary of Proposed Changes Memo 4-3-14 | DCMR Chapter 1 proposed redline 4-3-14 | Cover Letter | Compensation Plan 2014 | Audit Results Presentation | Audio

Committee of the Whole: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Facilities Committee: Tue., April 1, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Rescheduled Regular Board Meeting: Thur, Mar 27, 2014 @ 5pm | FY15 Budget Development BOT 20140325 enhancement included V1 | President's Report March 2014 | Resolution Reprogramming of Funds | FIS - $4 3M Budget Reprogramming Request (Tuition Shortfall) | FIS - FY14 Academic Affairsa Flagship Reprogramming Request - $1 6M | FIS - FY14 Indirect Cost Reprogramming Request - $396598 | Resolution.FY2015 Budget Request | Audio | Transcript | Minutes

Facilities Committee: Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Resolution LSIC Lease

Budget and Finance Committee: Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Documents: Fund Balance Letter | FIS - Use of Fund Balance | FIS - FY14 Academic Affairs Flagship Reprogramming Request | FIS - FY14 Indirect Cost Reprogramming Request | FIS - Budget Reprogramming Request | Resolution FY 2015 Budget Request | Resolution Fund Balance | FY15 Budget Development | Resolution Reprogramming of Funds | Audio | Minutes

Academic Affairs Committee: Thur. Mar 13, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda - CANCELLED

Rescheduled Student Affairs Committee Meeting: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Student Affairs Committee Meeting: Date Rescheduled from February 27 to March 3, 2014 @ 6pm - Agenda | February Student Affairs Monthly Committee Report | CAP-DC Spring 2014 Workshop Schedule

Facilities Committee Meeting: Tue, March 4, 2014 - CANCELLED

Budget and Finance Committee Meeting: March 3, 2014 - CANCELLED

Audit, Administration & Governance Committee Meeting: Wed, Feb 26, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Special Meeting: Tues, Feb. 18, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Vision 2020 Strategic Plan Meeting Materials | FIS - MA Adult Education | Resolution MA Adult Education Program | Resolution Termination of Academic Programs | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Facilities Committee Meeting: Tue, Feb 4, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Joint Committee Meeting: Thur, Jan 30, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Review of UDC's "Provisional Approval" for Participation in the Federal Student Aid Programs | Audio

Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees: Tue, Jan. 28, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Resolution - MA Adult Ed. Prog. | FIS - MA Audit Ed. Prog. | Resolution - Termination of Acad. Prog. | Resolution - Approval of the University Mission, Vision and Core Values | Resolution - Approval of the Vision 2020 Strategic Plan | Vision 2020 Strategic Plan final for BOT Approval | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Student Affairs Committee
Thur, Jan. 16, 2014 @ 6pm
Agenda | January 2014 Committee Report | UDC/DSI Records Management Review and Recommendations Study Summary
| Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Budget and Finance Committee
Wed, Jan. 15, 2014 @ 6pm
Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Audit, Administration and Governance Committee
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 5pm
| Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Academic Affairs Committee
Tue, Jan. 7, 2014 @ 4pm
Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Facilities Committee
Tue, Jan 7, 2014 @ 6pm
Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript