Michelle Wiley

Vice President of Membership
Gainesville/Hall County Chamber of Commerce
Gainesville, Ga.

Lee Anne Romberg White

White, Lee AnneWriter and photographer
Cumming, Ga.

A 1982 Women’s College graduate who majored in broadcast journalism is a prolific photographer and writer who has worked as an editor at Fine Gardening magazine and a consulting editor for Taunton Books. Her photographs have illustrated more than 75 magazine features, and she has edited or written 17 books, including Taunton’s “Idea Book Series” focusing on decorating and the outdoors. Prior to her work in publishing, she spent nearly 15 years in corporate communications. White serves on the advisory boards of Brenau’s Department of Mass Communications and its Art Galleries. The Alpha Chi Omega is a former trustee and a former alumni advisory board member.

Candace Dobbs Watson

Watson, Candace Communications Director
Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando, Fla.

A member of Zeta Tau Alpha, journalism major Watson graduated from the Women’s College in 1990. Her duties at the 26-acre central Florida prep school, the largest in the state, include writing for and editing the Tartan, a magazine published three times a year for parents, alumni and friends of LHPS.

Adriane Anderson Seymour

Seymour, AdrianeDirector, Communications and Public Relations
Riverside Military Academy
Gainesville, Ga.

Seymour, who majored in public relations, is a 1987 Women’s College graduate and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha. She currently handles public relations activities for the Gainesville prep school that was founded in 1906 by Brenau patriarchs H.J. Pearce and Azor Van Hoose.  Along with Seymour’s duties of writing news releases, developing advertising, and serving as liaison with the community, she distributes weekly athletic scores to more than 20 media outlets, and she recently began editing and producing Reveille, the institution’s bi-annual publication.

Rosanne Chastain Short

Short, Rosanne ChastainDirector, Nonresidential Programs & Support Services
Brenau University, Gainesville, Ga.

Before she graduated from high school, Rosanne Short was on The Today Show with Tom Brokaw. As a student at the Foxfire program in the northeast Georgia mountains, the Cornelia resident had taken photographs that appeared on the cover of one of the nationally renowned Foxfire books, and Brokaw has her and other students on the program. Short, a member of Alpha Gamma Delta, earned an undergraduate degree in journalism and public relations at the Women’s college in 1999 and a master’s in organizational leadership on 2006. She currently teaches communications classes online at Brenau. Her recently published work includes articles The Foxfire 45th Anniversary Book: Singin’, Praisin’, Raisin’Southern Living’s Georgia Living and The Alpha Gamma Delta Quarterly.