Susan Garrity, Board Chair

Vice President, Basham Associates - Raleigh 

Kim Stuntz, Treasurer

Director of Finance of Nitta Gelatin, NA - Morrisville

Mary Huelsbeck Sibrack, Secretary

Clinical Psychologist - Raleigh

Marlon Torres MBA, PMP, CAE

Ex Officio

Executive Director, NC Arts in Action, Chapel Hill

Laura Bayzle, MBA

Vice President, the Link Group - Raleigh 

Chris Capel

Partner with Smith Anderson - Raleigh

Leah Friedman

Owner, Raleigh Green Gables, Professional Organizers - Raleigh

Jeffrey LaRiche, MA

Former CEO, Castle Worldwide Inc. - Morrisville, NC

Tricia Phoenix

Community Activist - Raleigh

Jodi Schwartz

Founder, Centerline Digital, Account Executive - Raleigh

Mindy Solie 

Community Activist - Durham 

Tracy Strong

Vice President, International Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, LabCorp - Chapel Hill

Vera Tayeh MSW, LCSW

Human Services Senior Practitioner - Morrisville

Lars von Kantzow

Noël Group, LLC former CEO, Nomaco - Durham

L. J. Yarborough, MBA

President, YAMS, LLC



Deshera Mack (1955-2017)

Retired Principal Mel and Zora Rashkis Elementary

Shirley Berger (1923-2011)



Wanda Boone

Executive Director and Founder of Together for Resilient Youth (T.R.Y.) - Durham


Beverley Clark

Former Wake County School Board Member - Raleigh

Eileen Cowel

Vice President and Marketing Specialist

SunTrust - Central Carolina Region - Durham 

Melanie Doerner 

Development Director, North Carolina Theatre - Raleigh

Susan Herst

Partner, Urban Durham Realty - Durham 


Brandon Ives
Managing Director, Brasco Design and Marketing -- Raleigh
Nicole Oxendine 

Dancer/Teacher/Therapist, Director of Dance Department at Hillside High School - Durham 


Star Sampson 

Retired Principal at Holt Elementary Language Academy - Durham 

Dianne Sellers

Former Commissioner, North Carolina Industrial Commission - Raleigh


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Mailing Address:

PO Box 51277

Durham, NC 27717

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