Spotlight on Volunteers

Tyler Forrest

Tyler Forrest

Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Number of Years in Higher Education: 9

Involvement with SACUBO

I am a graduate of CBMI. I have attended SACUBO Annual Meetings for 5+ years, and I also attended a Fall Workshop. I am serving on the Comprehensive and Doctoral Institutions Constituent Committee.

An Interesting Fact

I have currently visited over 40 states – and I plan to visit all of them.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I have always been very impressed by SACUBO and believe professional development is important, so I wanted to contribute. I would encourage others to get involved to support this mission.


Benjamin W. Harmon

Benjie Harmon

Associate Vice President for Finance and CFO, Austin Peay State University

Number of Years in Higher Education: 14

Involvement with SACUBO

I attended Fall Workshops and/or Annual Meetings from 2005 through 2014 (when my travel budget was cut). I attended the Annual Meeting again in 2019. I have served on a Host Committee, and I am currently serving on the Comprehensive and Doctoral Institutions Constituent Committee and the Distinguished Service Committee.

An Interesting Fact

I am the founder and chair of Joseph’s Hope Foundation, an adoption support foundation. We adopted two children from South Korea.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I believe in the mission of SACUBO and the way it facilitates collaboration among our universities and colleges. I would suggest membership and involvement to help us maintain the history of SACUBO and the viability of the services we provide.


Jena Marr

Jena Marr

Executive Vice President of Administration and Finance, Redlands Community College

Number of Years in Higher Education: 19

Involvement with SACUBO

I have attended several conferences and workshops over the years. I am serving on the Community Colleges Constituent Committee.

An Interesting Fact

I love long distance running. I plan to run my first full marathon in the spring.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I decided to volunteer because I love meeting new people who deal with the same issues.


Brad Reeder

Brad Reeder

Assistant Vice President for Financial Services , Berry College

Number of Years in Higher Education: 7+

Involvement with SACUBO

I have been attending SACUBO events since I started in higher education. I am serving on my first committee, the Small Institutions Constituent Committee.

An Interesting Fact

I have a twin brother, and we both married women named Stephanie. I am the chapel leader for the Rome Braves.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I was encouraged by a former Board member to volunteer. I have been involved in the past with civic organizations, so this is just another extension of that. This has been a great learning experience.

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