Board of Trustees

Ms. Frances "Perry" Trask Chappell

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Ms. Chappell, a resident and native of Wilmington, N.C., was appointed in May 2022 to the UNCW Board of Trustees by the UNC Board of Governors to serve an unexpired term ending in 2025. She currently serves as chair of the the Educational Planning and Programs Committee and is a member of the Business Affairs Committee and the Executive Committee.  She is also a member of the DC Virgo Chancellor's Advisory Board. 

Chappell holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Davidson College.  She currently works as a business management and development consultant for The Blair Group in Wilmington, N.C.  Previously, she served as senior legislative assistant to Representative David Rouzer (NC-07) in Washington, D.C.