ECU Foundation elects new directors


The ECU Foundation has elected the following four East Carolina University alumni to serve a four-year term on its board of directors:

  • Dr. William M. Bogey Jr., ECU professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Kirk A. Dominick, president of i2consulting, a strategic planning consulting firm
  • James H. Mullen III, retired associate vice chancellor of Human Resources at ECU
  • Jon E. Strickland, senior vice president and financial advisor with CAPTRUST Financial Advisors.


Bogey earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1980 and graduated from the Brody School of Medicine at ECU in 1984. He is a Pirate Club member, a lifetime member of ECU’s Alumni Association and a former president of the Brody School of Medicine Alumni Association. Bogey belongs to the Order of the Cupola, an ECU organization that recognizes gifts to the university reaching or exceeding $100,000. He is married to ECU graduate Jenni Kolczynski and lives in Greenville.

A 1991 criminal justice graduate, Dominick is a Pirate Club member, a former executive vice president of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the former chief operating officer of Flanders Filters. He and his wife Barbara, also an ECU graduate, live in Greenville.


Mullen earned an ECU degree in psychology in 1974, followed by a rehabilitation counseling degree in 1980. An Order of the Cupola member, Mullen also supports the university through participation in the Pirate Club and Alumni Association. He served several years on the Harriot College of Arts & Sciences Advancement Council and remains active in campus activities. Mullen lives in Greenville with his wife Pam.

Strickland earned an ECU bachelor’s degree in business in 1999 and an MBA in 2001. He is a Pirate Club and Alumni Association member. Strickland and his wife Billie, a nurse anesthetist and ECU graduate, live in Raleigh.


The East Carolina University Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to fund the margin of excellence at ECU.  The independent board of directors that governs the group contributes its time, talents and resources in support of the university.