2018-19 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Johnny Carson, Chair, North Carolina Farm Bureau
Kate Gavenus, Vice Chair, Beech Mtn. Tourism and Development
Barbara Jones, Secretary, Avery DSS
                                                                          Amanda White, Treasurer, Capital Bank                                                                             
Terri Lockwood, Campaign Chair, ASU Quality Enhancement
Nancy Reigel, Community Impact, Community Volunteer
Fred Pfohl, Past Chair, Fred’s General Mercantile

Board Members 

Diane Creek, Toe River Health Director
Dr. Scott Elliott, Watauga County Schools Superintendent
Joan Hearn, Community Volunteer
Tom Hughes, Watauga DSS
Ed Miller, New River Light and Power
Nancy Stroupe Morrison
Jack James, community volunteer
Jenny Stultz, former Mayor of Gastonia
Joel Wise,  Publix Manager
Allen Moseley, Attorney

Board Members Emeritus:

Jack James, Community Volunteer
Susan Poorman, ASU


Dr. Gary L. Childers, Executive Director
Susan Stuber, Office Manager


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