Board of Directors FY 2023 - 2024

Our board members are passionate supporters of the CIS mission.

John Aderholdt '25 - Private

VP, Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services Inc.

Charlos Smith Banks '24 - Public

Chief of School Support and Wellness
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Dr. Ann McCabe Beamon


Marli T. Bennett '26

Associate, Trial Management
Avid Radiopharmaceuticals

Shelly Brown-Jeffy '26

Associate Professor of Sociology
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Philip Craft '24 - Private

Assistant Director of Marketing
Cone Health

D. Hayes Clement, Emeritus - Private

Lee Easley '26

Real Estate Manager
Biscuitville Fresh Solution

Renica Hamilton '25 - Private

AVP, Strategic Business Management Life and Annuity Operations
Lincoln Financial

Deena A. Hayes, CIS Liaison

Chair, Board of Education
Guilford County Schools

Michael A. Hemphill '24

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Athan L. Lindsay '24 - Private

Development Officer
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

Stephanie Mardis, Captain '24 - Public

Captain/Commanding Officer
Greensboro Police Department

Kimberly Marriott '23 - Private

Financial Advisor
Sharkey Marriott and Associates Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc.

Vincent Messina '26

Fire Captain
Greensboro Fire Department

Michelle Gill-Moffat '25 - Public

Youth Services Superintendent
City of Greensboro-Parks & Recereation

Meryl Mullane '26 - Private

Principal - Mullane Public Relations

Jason Norris '25 - Private

Job Development Manager
Goodwill Industries of Central NC

Dr. Susan H. Pedaline '24 - Private

Vice President, Maternal-Child Services
Cone Health/Women's Hospital

Virginia King Phelps '25 - Private

Manager Communications Collaborative
Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels

Wanda Pritchett '24 - Private


Walidah Karim-Rhoades '26

Executive Director
MedCenter for Women Cone Health

Claire Ricci '25 - Public

Dean of Adult Education

Francine McAdoo Scott '22 - Private

Guilford County Schools

Michael Usey '26 - Public

Senior Pastor
College Park Baptist Church

Alecia Walker '24 - Private

Customer Service Manager-National Account Reps

Saundra D. Westervelt '24 - Public

Emerita Professor
UNCG, Dept. of Sociology

Jeri L. Whitfield - Private

Attorney at Law
Fox Rothschild LLP

Karen Williamson '25 - Private

Social Work Program Manager
Guilford County DHHS

Jimmi Williams - Private

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