Board of Directors


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

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

Mr. Jon Esser, Treasurer
Managing Member

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

Board of Directors

Ms. Katina Allen
Guilford Parent Leader Network
Steering Committee Member

Dr. Allison Blosser
New Garden Friends School
Upper School Academic Dean

Ms. Elizabeth Bostian
First Bank
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Robin Britt
Guilford Child Development
Executive Director, Retired

Hon. Carly Cooke
Guilford County

Mr. J. Patrick Danahy
Greensboro Partnership
Chief Executive Officer, Retired

Hon. Alan Duncan
NC Board of Education
Board Member, Vice-Chair

Dr. Daniel Erb
High Point University

Ms. Barbara Frye
United Way of Greater High Point
Vice President of Children’s Initiatives, Retired

Mr. Kevin Gray
Weaver Foundation

Mr. Michael Halford
Guilford County

Dr. James Hoekstra, M.D.
Wake Forest Baptist Health – HP Medical Ctr.

Mr. Victor Isler
Guilford County
Assistant Manager

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

Mr. J. Edward Kitchen
The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation
Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Maria Layne-Stevens
Children & Families First
Chief Executive Officer

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

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

Dr. Whitney Oakley
Guilford County Schools

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

Ms. Meka Sales
The Duke Endowment
Director of Special Initiatives

Ms. Susan Schwartz
The Cemala Foundation
Executive Director

Dr. Terri Shelton
University of North Carolina Greensboro
Vice Chancellor of Research and Engagement