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2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Katherine Acenas
Realtor, Allen Tate Realtors

Alison Ashe-Card - Chair
Assistant Director, Office of Career and Professional Development, Wake Forest University School of Law

Emily Averill
Director of Member Financial Center Operations, Truliant Federal Credit Union

Phyllis Britnell - Secretary
Community Volunteer

Henri Brown

Director, ReadWS

Latoya Cheek
Owner, Money Management and Business Solutions, LLC

Gwenn Clements, Chair, Grants Committee
Community Volunteer

Lawren Desai
Owner, a/perture cinema

Claire Giffin - Chair, Resource Development
Community Volunteer

Mary Jamis
Owner, M Creative 

Elizabeth Jeter 
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Relations at High Point University

Donna Jones
Owner, State Farm

Amy Justice - Chair, Membership Committee
President, Outfitters4

Claudia Kennedy - Chair, Events Committee
Community Volunteer

Amy Leander - Chair, Events Committee
Community Volunteer

Elizabeth Lees
Director of Data and Research, Forsyth Futures

Margaret Leinbach - Treasurer and Chair, Finance Committee
Moravian Minister

Amy Lytle- Chair, Leadership Development
Executive Director, HandsOn Northwest North Carolina

Lisa Purcell
Executive Vice President, The Winston-Salem Foundation

Silvia Ramos 
EEO/AA & Diversity Officer, Winston-Salem State University

Dr. Shawn Ricks - Chair, Inclusiveness Committee 
Co-Founder- Creative Counseling and Wellness and Associate Professor, Old Dominion University

Gemma Saluta - Advidory Committee Liaison
Attorney, Womble Bond Dickinson, LLP

Paige Meltzer - Chair, Research, Education and Advocacy Committee
Director, Wake Forest University Women's Center

Melody Thomson - Chair, Marketing Committee
Owner, Pinnacle Key Group

Lamaya Williams- Vice Chair
President, LC Williams Marketing and Communications


ADVISORY BOARD 

Allison Brashear

Michelle Cook


Lynn Eisenberg

Tonya Deem 

Kathy Hoyt

Martha Logemann

Margaret Scales

Claudia Schaefer

Janie Wilson



STAFF

Sabrina Slade
Director, Strategic Initiatives
336-714-3468
sabrina.slade@wsfoundation.org 

Lisa Avinger
Manager, Strategic Initiatives 
336-714-3453
lavinger@wsfoundation.org

 
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