The Smart Start of Forsyth County’s Board of Directors is composed of diverse community members who remain committed to assuring that our children are healthy and prepared to succeed in school and life for generations to come. Our board members are citizens from local childcare centers, educational programs, government agencies, business communities, human services organizations, and families. Our board meetings are updated on our Meeting and Events Calendar. All SSFC board and committee meetings operate in accordance with North Carolina Open Meetings law. The board welcomes public attendance at all proceedings and allots time for public commentary.
Elder Reginald McCaskill
Board Chair, Winston-Salem Maximum Enterprises, Inc.
Dr. Louis Finney Jr.
CEO, Smart Start of Forsyth County
Pastor Tembila Covington
Board Vice Chair, Neighbors for Better Neighbors
Dr. Sabrina Hinton
Secretary, TLC, Inc./ North Point Academy
Treasurer, Turlington & Company, LLP
Mayor, WS designee
Dr. Deborah “Debbie” Best
Wake Forest University
Director, Forsyth Public Library
Honorable Judge Denise Hartsfield
Forsyth County District Court Judge
Diana Santos Johnson, Esq
Legal Aid of NC
Honorable Tonya McDaniel
Forsyth County Commissioner
Dr. Effie McMillian
Executive Director of Equity Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Wake Forest Baptist - Dept. of Pediatric
NC Cooperative Extension, Forsyth/Extension Agent 4-H
Director of Development at Salemtowne Retirement Community
Takeisha Redd, Esq
Assistant City Attorney
Family Services, Inc.
Theressa Stephens, Esq
Church Child Care Center, Inc.
Past Board Chair, Independent Consultant
Chief Wilson Weaver
Winston-Salem Police Department