In addition to maintaining current alumni outreach and service initiatives and objectives, Howell will work with the Alumni Association Board of Directors and leadership of the university to consider long-term strategies, including the fiscal planning needed to support the growth of the association.
Howell currently serves as assistant to the chancellor for external affairs. He is a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the North Carolina State Board of Education.
A former student body president — and member of the Board of Trustees — Howell earned his B.A. in political science from NC State and his law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. He and his wife Aleta Howell ’89 live in Raleigh with their two daughters.