Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Rev. Joe Mann, Chair
Rev. Bruce Stanley, President / CEO
Martha Walston, Vice Chair, Review and Research
Chris McClure, Vice Chair, Public Policy and Resource Development
Rick Roeder, Treasurer
Nelle Moseley Schantz, Secretary
Dr. Richard Morrison, Member at Large

Albert Blackmon, Cary, Business Development Director, Elder Research

Airen Blaine, Raleigh, Community Volunteer

Rev. Chris Brady, Raleigh, Pastor, Wilson Temple United Methodist Church

Linda Coleman, Knightdale, Former State Personnel Director; Former Representative, North Carolina General Assembly

Donald “Don” Davis, Snow Hill, Senator, North Carolina General Assembly

Dr. Frank Eagles, Wilson, Retired President, Wilson Technical Community College

Marcus Green, Raleigh, Compliance Director, GlaxoSmithKline

Clarence High Jr., Ahoskie, Retired Chief Court Counselor, N.C. Department of Public Safety

Bishop Paul Leeland, Charlotte, Western NC Conference of the United Methodist Church

Rev. Joe Mann, Durham, Former Executive Director, Leadership Education, Duke Divinity School; Former Director, Duke Endowment Rural Church Division

Easter Maynard, Raleigh, Executive Director, ChildTrust Foundation

Chris McClure, Raleigh, Government Relations and Policy Advisor, Brooks Pierce

Dr. Richard Morrison, Wilmington, Retired Executive, Eli Lilly and Co.; Retired Adjunct, International Business, UNC-Wilmington

Julie Murphy, Raleigh, Marketing and Communications Consultant

Joe Pearce (ex-officio), Elon, Alumni Association President, Methodist Orphanage | Methodist Home for Children

Kimrey Rhinehardt, Pittsboro, Vice President, Federal Relations, University of North Carolina

Emily Fulghum Roberson, Raleigh, Former Advertising Executive, Curtis Media

Rick Roeder, Raleigh, Manager, Portfolio Strategist Group, First Citizens Bank

Erik Ross, Apex, Sales Director, Accenture

Nelle Moseley Schantz, Raleigh, Vice President, Marketing, Fidelity Charitable

Jane Spicer, Wilmington, Physical Therapist and Community Volunteer

Dr. Kevin Strom, Raleigh, Senior Scientist, RTI International

Rev. Linda Taylor, Emerald Isle, Sound District Superintendent, NC Conference of the United Methodist Church

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

Richard Woods, Chapel Hill, Chief Operating Officer, Hamilton Point Investment Advisors