Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Katherine Edmiston, Chair
Bruce Stanley, President / CEO
Kent Locklear, Vice Chair, Review and Research
Cady Thomas, Vice Chair, Public Policy and Resource Development
Paul Thomas, Treasurer
Katie Clayton, Secretary and Governance
Linda Coleman, Member at Large

      • Ken Carter, Charlotte, Bishop, Western NC Conference of the United Methodist Church
      • Lori G. Christian, Raleigh, Judge, NC 10th Judicial District
      • Katie Clayton, Raleigh, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
      • Linda Coleman, Knightdale, Former State Personnel Director; Former Representative, NC General Assembly
      • Anthony Davis, Raleigh, Presiding Elder, Raleigh District / Central North Carolina Conference, AME Zion Church
      • Katherine Edmiston, Raleigh, Assistant District Attorney, Wake County
      • Lily Rogers Harris, Raleigh, Pediatrician, Raleigh Children & Adolescents Medicine
      • Janie Jordan, Raleigh, Real Estate Broker, JanRo Real Estate
      • Tara Lain, Wrightsville Beach, Superintendent, Harbor District of the NC Conference of the United Methodist Church
      • Kent Locklear, Wilmington, Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer, Cape Fear Clinic; Chief Medical Officer, Lightbeam Health Solutions
      • Phil Macnabb, Raleigh, CEO, Epselon Global
      • Chris Mann, Raleigh, Principal Project Manager, SAS
      • Ken Maxwell, Asheville, President, Sign Systems of Asheville LLC
      • Easter Maynard, Raleigh, Executive Director, ChildTrust Foundation; Director of Charitable Giving, IMC
      • Donna McClatchey, Raleigh, Community Volunteer; Secretary / Treasurer for the Curtis Foundation
      • Waleed Mohamed, Sanford, Industry Training Faculty, Fayetteville Technical Community College
      • Julie Murphy, Highlands, Principal, JPM Strategies
      • Erik Ross, Apex, Sales Director, Accenture
      • Vince Rozier, Raleigh, Judge, Wake County Superior Court
      • Stuart Schantz, Raleigh, Entrepreneurial Small Business Owner
      • Connie Mitchell Shelton, Durham, Bishop, NC Conference of the United Methodist Church
      • James Stanley, Durham County, Criminal Defense Attorney
      • Tanyetta Sutton, Cary, Lead Social Worker, Wake County Public School System
      • Cady Thomas, Raleigh, Partner, Focus Public Affairs
      • Paul Thomas, Raleigh, President, Newcomb and Company
      • Dan Tracey, Raleigh, Investments Director, Bryant Vision
      • Martha Walston, Raleigh, Former Staff Attorney, NC Court of Appeals and NC General Assembly; Former State Assistant Attorney General