Board of Directors

Officers

Mr. J. Edward Kitchen, Co-Chair
Joseph M. Bryan Foundation
Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Susan S. Schwartz, Co-Chair
The Cemala Foundation
Executive Director

Dr. Harold Martin, Co-Vice Chair
North Carolina A&T State University
Chancellor

Ms. Mindy Oakley, Co-Vice Chair
Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation
Executive Director

Mr. David Leeper, Treasurer
Leeper, Kean & Rumley, L.L.P.
Partner

Mr. Curtis Holloman, Secretary
The Foundation for a Healthy High Point
Executive Director

Board of Directors

Dr. Allison Blosser
High Point University
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Education Studies Program

Mr. Robin Britt
Community Volunteer

Dr. Sharon Contreras
Guilford County Schools
Superintendent

Ms. Carly Cooke
Guilford County
Commissioner

Mr. Pat Danahy
NC Partnership for Children

Mr. Alan Duncan
NC Board of Education

Dr. Daniel Erb
High Point University
Provost

Mr. Jon Esser
Esser CPA, PLLC
Founder

Ms. Barbara Frye
Community Volunteer

Mr. Kevin Gray
Weaver Foundation
President

Mr. Michael Halford
Guilford County
Manager

Dr. James Hoekstra
Wake Forest Baptist Health – HP Medical Ctr.
President

Hon. Cyril Jefferson
Change Often/City of High Point
Principal Consultant/Council Member

Ms. Maria Layne-Stevens
Guilford Child Development
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Brian Maness
Children’s Home Society
President & CEO

Ms. Angela McGill
Housing Authority of the City of High Point
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Valerie Jarvis McMillan
North Carolina A&T State University
Associate Professor

Dr. Martin Portillo, M.D.
Cone Health Medical Group
President and Chief Medical Officer

Mr. Ray Robinson
Columbia Group
President

Ms. Meka Sales
The Duke Endowment
Director of Special Initiatives

Dr. Terri Shelton
UNCG Research and Engagement
Vice Chancellor of Research and Engagement

Mr. Adam Tarleton
Brooks Pierce
Partner

Dr. Iulia Vann
Guilford County
Public Health Director

Ms. Cindy Watkins
Watkins Education Consulting
Principal