Board of Directors

Our Board

Nonprofit, foundation, and business leaders with extensive experience in the nonprofit sector serve on our statewide Board of Directors. A majority is elected by the nonprofit Members of the Center; the rest are appointed by the Board. Board terms are two years with a maximum of three consecutive terms.

2017-2018

Chair of the Board:
Barbara Jessie-Black

Executive Director
PTA Thrift Shop, Inc.
Carrboro

Vice Chair:
Katie Galbraith

President
Duke Regional Hospital
Durham

Treasurer:
Angela Poole

Senior Vice President of Finance and Human Resources
North Carolina Community Development Initiative and North Carolina Housing Coalition
Raleigh

Secretary:
Trisha Lester

Acting President
North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

Ivan Canada

Executive Director
The National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) of the Piedmont Triad
Greensboro

Darryl Childers

Policy Advisor
North Carolina Office of the Governor
Raleigh

Jennie Eblen

Vice President
Eblen Short Stop Stores, Inc.
Asheville

Lance Edwards

Vice President of Community Investment
United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County
Asheville

Lee Carol Giduz

Executive Director
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
Blowing Rock

Leslie Grinage

Associate Dean of Students
Davidson College
Davidson

Frankie Jones

Partner
Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Greensboro

Shelly Moore

President & CEO
Humane Society of Charlotte
Charlotte

Sara Nunnally

Loan Processor, Renewable Energy
Live Oak Bank
Wilmington

Holly Welch Stubbing

Executive Vice President
Foundation For The Carolinas
Charlotte

Scott Wierman

President
The Winston-Salem Foundation
Winston-Salem

Nancy Young

Director of Public & Media Relations (Retired)
Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem