Past Board Members

2016 – 2017 NCARE Board

  • President: Sandra Dika, UNC Charlotte
  • President-Elect: Melanie Keel, Wingate University
  • Past-President: Eddie Case, Wingate University
  • Secretary: Jennifer McGee, Appalachian State University
  • Treasurer: Judy Penny, Guilford  County Schools
  • K-12 Representative: Shawn Clemons, Hickory City Schools
  • NC DPI Representative: Tammy Howard
  • Higher Education Representative: Sam Grubbs, UNC Charlotte
  • At-Large Member: Leslie Zenk, UNC Charlotte
  • At-Large Member: Jason Giersch, UNC Charlotte
  • At-Large Member: Chris Cobitz, Wingate University

2015 – 2016 Board

  • President: Eddie Case, Wingate University (e.case@wingate.edu)
  • President – Elect: Sandra Dika, UNC Charlotte (s.dika@uncc.edu)
  • Past – President: Christopher Cobtiz, Wingate University (c.cobtiz@uncc.edu)
  • Treasurer: Judy Penny, Guilford County Schools (pennyj@gcsnc.com)
  • Secretary: Jennifer R. McGee, Appalachian State University (mcgeejr@appstate.edu)
  • K-12 Representative: Shawn Clemons, Hickory City Schools
  • NC DPI Representative: Vinetta Bell, NC DPI
  • Higher Education Representative: Randy Penfield, UNC Greensboro
  • At-Large Member: Leslie R. Zenk, UNC Charlotte
  • At-Large Member: Jason Giersch, UNC Charlotte
  • At-Large Member: Myron White, NC A & T University; Melanie Keel, Wingate University

2014 – 2015 Board

  • President: Christopher Cobtiz, Wingate University
  • President – Elect: Eddie Case, Wingate University
  • Past – President: Tamara Walsner, UNC Wilmington
  • Treasurer: Judy Penny, Guilford County Schools
  • Secretary: Sandra Dika, UNC Charlotte
  • K-12 Representative: Sylvia White, Newton-Conover City Schools
  • NC DPI Representative: Vinetta Bell, NC DPI
  • Higher Education Representative: Randy Penfield, UNC Greensboro
  • At-Large Member: Leslie R. Zenk, UNC Charlotte
  • At-Large Member: David Suttton, Rutherford County Schools
  • At-Large Member: Jennifer R. McGee, Appalachian State University

Susan Agruso
David Aman
Belinda Black (President)
Elissa Brown (President)
Howard (Buddy) Coleman
Lisa Driscoll
Helmuts Feifs (President)
Claudia Flowers (President)
Kathy Fox
Barbara Howard
Meagan Karvonen (President)
Do-Hong Kim
Bradley McMillen
Comfort Okpala
Laura Rogers (President)
Marty Ward (President)
Gary Williamson (President)
Jane Young
Hannah Jenkins Youngblood
Bill Sugar (President)
Brenda Williamson
Johnny Wilson
Bruce Yelton
Gongshu Zhang (President)