Charles H. “Pete” McTier Joins CDC Foundation Board of Directors

Charles H. “Pete” McTier, trustee of the Robert W. Woodruff, Joseph B. Whitehead and Lettie Pate Evans Foundations, has been elected to serve a five-year term on the board of directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation.

McTier has been associated with the Robert W. Woodruff, Joseph B, Whitehead, Lettie Pate Evans and Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundations for more than 35 years. He served as president of each of these foundations from 1988 until his retirement in June 2006. Currently he is a trustee of the Robert W. Woodruff, Joseph B. Whitehead and Lettie Pate Evans Foundations.

Active in regional and national foundation associations, he served as chairman of The Foundation Center Board of Trustees, vice chairman of the Council of Foundations and chairman of the Southeastern Council of Foundations. For nine years he was a commissioner of the Joint Commission on Accreditations of Health Care Organizations.

Currently McTier is on the board of directors of AGL Resources, Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A. de. C.V. and is an advisory director of SunTrust Bank, Atlanta. He also serves as a director of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges and is a trustee of Emory University; Ichauway, Inc.; the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation; The Commerce Club and the North Georgia United Methodist Foundation. He is a graduate of the Goizueta Business School of Emory University and currently serves as a Goizueta Executive Fellow.

“Pete will be a great addition to our board,” says Phil Jacobs, CDC Foundation board chair and president, Business Communications Services, AT&T Southeast. “In his personal and professional life, he truly embodies many of the values we believe in, and he is clearly committed to protecting and improving the health of people nationwide.”