Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Rick Woods, Chair
Rev. Bruce Stanley, President / CEO
Albert Blackmon, Vice Chair, Review and Research
Chris McClure, Vice Chair, Public Policy and Resource Development
Rick Roeder, Treasurer
Jessica Vickers, Secretary
Erik Ross, Member at Large

  • Albert Blackmon, Cary, Strategic MMIS Advisor, SAS
  • Airen Blaine, Raleigh, Community Volunteer
  • Rev. Chris Brady, Raleigh, Pastor, Wilson Temple United Methodist Church
  • Katie Clayton, Raleigh, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Linda Coleman, Knightdale, Former State Personnel Director; Former Representative, North Carolina General Assembly
  • Anthony Davis, Raleigh, Presiding Elder, Raleigh District / Central North Carolina Conference, AME Zion Church
  • Donald “Don” Davis, Snow Hill, Senator, North Carolina General Assembly
  • Marcus Green, Raleigh, Compliance Director, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Clarence High Jr., Ahoskie, Retired Chief Court Counselor, N.C. Department of Public Safety
  • Janie Jordan, Raleigh, Real Estate Broker, JanRo Real Estate
  • Bishop Paul Leeland, Western NC Conference of the United Methodist Church
  • Ken Maxwell, Asheville, President, Sign Systems of Asheville LLC
  • Easter Maynard, Raleigh, Executive Director, ChildTrust Foundation
  • Chris McClure, Raleigh, Government Relations Advisor, Brooks Pierce
  • Richard Morrison, Wilmington, Retired Executive, Eli Lilly and Co.; Retired Adjunct, International Business, UNC-Wilmington
  • Julie Murphy, Raleigh, Principal, JPM Strategies
  • Joe Pearce (ex-officio), Elon, Alumni Association President, Methodist Orphanage | Methodist Home for Children
  • Kimrey Rhinehardt, Pittsboro, Principal, Gray Zone Strategies
  • Rick Roeder, Raleigh, Manager, Portfolio Strategist Group, First Citizens Bank
  • Erik Ross, Apex, Sales Director, Accenture
  • Jane Spicer, Wilmington, Physical Therapist and Community Volunteer
  • Kevin Strom, Raleigh, Senior Scientist, RTI International
  • Rev. Linda Taylor, Emerald Isle, Sound District Superintendent, NC Conference of the United Methodist Church
  • Paul Thomas, Raleigh, Chief Financial Officer, Newcomb and Company
  • Jessica Vickers, Raleigh, Associate, Manning Fulton
  • Martha Walston, Raleigh, Former Staff Attorney, NC Court of Appeals and NC General Assembly; Former State Assistant Attorney General
  • Bishop Hope Morgan Ward, NC Conference of the United Methodist Church
  • Andy Willis, Cary, Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, University of North Carolina Health Care System
  • Rick Woods, Chapel Hill, President, Hamilton Point Investment Advisors