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Roy E. Wilbanks - Chair

Roy E. Wilbanks

Roy E. Wilbanks was appointed to the Board of Regents by Governor Granholm in December 2004 to fill the seat vacated by Rosalind E. Griffin for a term ending in December 2012. Wilbanks was employed by Eastern Michigan University in various roles such as:

  • Assistant to the President for Government and Community Relations
  • Vice President for University Relations and Secretary to the Board of Regents
  • Executive Vice President, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Michigan Foundation
  • President and Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Michigan Foundation

In 2004, he was inducted into the Ypsilanti High School Athletic Hall of Fame and, in 2003, he was awarded the John W. Porter Distinguished Service Award. Wilbanks earned a master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. Wilbanks serves as chair of the Eagle Administrative Services Board and is a resident of Ypsilanti.

First appointed: Dec. 2004

Current term expires: Dec. 2012

Contact Info:

Board of Regents Office
207 Welch Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: 734-487-2410

Fax: 734-484-9704


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