Boards

Counsel. Connections. Community.

To accelerate our institution in the direction of positive impact and professional prosperity, we need industry leaders and dedicated alumni at the helm. Each of our boards emboldens the Batten vision in a different way, and elevates our overall visibility in the process.

Boards


Irma
Palmer

Speechwriter, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris

Irma Palmer has more than a decade of experience working at the intersection of policy, politics and communications.

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Susan
K.
Payne

President and Owner of Blue Ridge Group

Susan K. Payne is the President and owner of Blue Ridge Group, a marketing firm located in Charlottesville. Prior to 2017, she was the President of Payne, Ross & Associates Advertising, Inc.

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