Roanoke College Announces New Trustees

SALEM, Va. - Roanoke College's Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Wortmann announces the appointment of new trustees. New to the board are: Kenneth J. Belton Sr., of Salem; Pamela L. Cabalka, of Edina, Minn.; Judith B. Hall, of New York, N.Y.; and Andrew J. O'Keefe, of Madison, N.J.

Belton earned a B.A. in criminal justice from Roanoke in 1981. He has held several management positions throughout his career and is currently serving as a project manager for Shiloh Baptist Church's expansion project. While a student at the College, Belton was a member of the men's basketball team. He served as captain his senior year, was a member of the ODAC All Conference Team and holds the record for the highest shooting percentage in Roanoke College history. In 2000, Belton was named to Roanoke College's Athletic Hall of Fame.

Cabalka earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Roanoke in 1976. She is currently president and CEO of Schaper, Inc. in Edina, Minn. As a student, she was a member of Phi Mu Fraternity. She is the president of Roanoke's alumni executive council-an ex-officio position on the board of trustees.

Hall graduated from Roanoke in 1969 with a degree in psychology. She is the former Vice President of Human Resources Services for General Reinsurance Corporation in Stamford, Conn. and is active in helping the homeless in New York City. As a student, she was a member of Chi Omega Fraternity and is a past president of the alumni executive council.

O'Keefe earned a bachelor's of business administration from the College in 1980. He is currently Co-President of First Brokers Securities, Inc. in Jersey City, N.J. While a student, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity and the men's lacrosse team, which earned him induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 1991.

Roanoke College, the country's second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 276 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast." Roanoke's 2,000 students represent 40 states across the U.S. and 26 foreign countries.

For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.

Released: March 28, 2008
Contact Name: Public Relations
Contact Phone: (540) 375-2282
Contact Email: gereaux@roanoke.edu