Board President

Josephine Bolling McCall


Board Chair

Victoria Rothbaum, Esq.


Board of Directors


Ms. Brenda Adams

Ms. Ann Baum
The Honorable Helenor T. Bell
Mrs. Constance Belser-Quinn

Ms. Annie Pearl Bolling
Mrs. Cassandra Bolling Boswell
​Mrs. Mary Bolling Brumby

Ms. Francina Claibon Carter

Ms. Ronda Daniel

Mrs. Lois Fine

Dr. Carroll Hughes

Ms. Linda Lawrence

Ms. LaShawn Long

Ms. Peniey McClary

Dr. Regina Moorer
​Mr. James V. Pierce

Ms. Markeisha Ricks
​Mrs. Barbara Weatherly

Jenny Weisz, Esq.



A native Bostonian, Peniey fell in love with civic engage ment when she was a teenager. Inspired by working for a local political campaign, Peniey quickly developed a deep passion for politics, civil rights law, and the betterment of her community. Professionally, she had a 30-year career in the continuing legal education field serving as assistant director at Suffolk University Law School CLE and as an operations manager for MA Continuing Legal Education. Currently, she works for City Mission, Inc., a social justice organization in Boston. In addition, she is a freelance graphic designer where shows clients how they can shine to the world! Peniey is also an avid sports fan, traveler and lover of all things beaches and jazz.

Active in the Civil Rights movement during college in Mississippi, Jenny later taught school in Nairobi Kenya in the Peace Corps, before going to law school. She has been an advocate for children’s rights as a public interest attorney and professor and currently works on the Court Improvement Program at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. She and her husband John have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

Annie Pearl Bolling was born in Lowndes County, Alabama. She is the second of nine children born to the late Rev. W.F. Timmons and the late Louise Searight Timmons. The family relocated to Montgomery when she was 3 years old. Her father was actively involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Pearl, as she is affectionately known, graduated with honors from George Washington Carver HIgh School. She went on to earn a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree from Alabama State University. After graduation, she was employed by the Shelby County Board of Education. After two years in Shelby County, she returned to Montgomery where she taught for 28 years. After retiring from the school system, she was hired as Grants Administrator for the Teaching Tolerance Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center. She held that position for 8 years. She was married to the late John Charles Bolling, a Vietnam veteran. They had 3 children: Victor, a graduate of the University of Alabama is a technical writer/documentation specialist for Perspecta Inc., Kwanza, a graduate of Auburn University is ABSN, Director of Nursing Services at Mercer University, and Benjamin, a graduate of Hampton University and Duke University is Director of Operations for Chik-fil-A. Pearl’s motto is: Do all the good you can as long as you can!

​​​​The Elmore Bolling Foundation, a non-profit corporation was organized on May 28, 2008 and incorporated on June 11, 2008. It was founded with the committed interest in improving the educational opportunities and achievements in the Lowndes County, Alabama community.


Mission Statement:


The mission of the Elmore Bolling Foundation, Inc. is accomplished by promoting community-wide interest for the concerns of the disadvantaged; and continuing in  his tradition of providing social services through different venues such as providing education scholarships and offering ancillary education services to citizens of Lowndes County and other under-represented citizens of the state of Alabama.

Board Members (Left to Right)- LaShawn Long, Constance Belser-Quinn,  Gibbs Davis, Vickie Rothbaum, Carroll Hughes, Joseephine B. McCall, Barbara Weatherly, Jenny Weisz

The Elmore Bolling Foundation

Dr. Regina Moorer is a graduate of Central High School. After graduating high school, she went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alabama State University in 2002.  She earned a Masters Degree from Auburn-Montgomery in 2004 and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Political Science from Auburn University in 2016.  She has taught at Auburn University, Auburn-Montgomery and Trenholm State. In 2017, she returned to her alma mater, THEE Alabama State University as a professor of Political Science. In this role, she teaches a number of political science courses. Her teaching and research always pays homage to Lowndes County. She routinely uses primary sources that highlight the political organizing legacy of the Lowndes County Freedom Organization.