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Thrailkill, Russell, Campbell Elected to Board of Trustees

Larry Thrailkill, Anne Russell and Reverend Vincent Campbell have been elected to Belmont University’s Board of Trustees.
Thrailkill ran a private law firm and served as Chief Operating Officer of the Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation. During his tenure there, he served as President of the San Francisco 49ers NFL team for the 1998 season. Thrailkill, a former chairman of the university’s Board of Trustees, is an active member of Forest Hills Baptist Church.
Russell has practiced law in Nashville since 1984 and has served as an instructor in Wills, Probate and Trusts at the Nashville School of Law since 1995. In addition to Belmont, Russell serves on the Board of Trustees for the National Symphony Orchestra of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Nashville Symphony, the Cheekwood Museum of Art and Botanical Gardens, the Hermitage, and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Russell is also an active member of Forest Hills Baptist Church.
Rev. Campbell serves as pastor for Kayne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church. He previously served as the Dean of Student Affairs and Interim Dean of Chapel at American Baptist College from 2002-2004 and currently serves as a professor of religious studies. In 2010, Campbell began serving the Nashville community as a commissioner of the Metro Human Relations Commission.