Board enrolls new officers and class

… Dampier concludes two years of outstanding leadership as Chief Volunteer Officer …

SSFC’s board of directors elected officers and added new members, while recognizing the remarkable service of several veterans.

At its first meeting of the 2017 – 18 Board Year on September 20, the board elected the following slate of officers:

Larry Vellani expressing his appreciation for Elizabeth Dampier’s outstanding two years as board chair.

  • Matt Britt ’19, Chair
  • Sheryll Strode ’18, Vice Chair
  • Diana Santos Johnson ’19, Secretary
  • Alvin Atkinson ’18, Treasurer
  • Elizabeth Dampier ’19, Immediate Past Chair

The board welcomed returning and new board members to the class of ’20:

  • Bennett Bruff, CPA, Turlington & Company, LLC – beginning his first full term
  • Eric Sadler, DDS, Sadler & Plummer Family Dentistry, LLC
  • Ginger Gallagher, President, Vela Strategic Marketing
  • Heather Egan, Novant Health – beginning her first full term
  • Joan Troost, Wells Fargo
  • Lynn Silkstone, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Reginald McCaskill, CEO Maximum Enterprise, Inc.
  • Vivien Stearns, Family Services, Inc.

Departing Board Members

The board recognized the outstanding service by the following departing members:

Elizabeth Dampier bids Mary McAfee farewell after eight, active years as an SSFC board leader!

Shana Heilbron, honored for her outstanding, never-sat-no board year. Per board policy, Shana is stepping down from the board as her company recently received a grant from SSFC.

Anthony Jones, Pastor, United Cornerstone Baptist Church

Brenda Taylor, Inc., Director, Country Club Learning & Development, LLC

Casey Raymer, ABC of North Carolina

Colleen Lerner, Director, Temple Emmanuel Pre-School

Kay Bolick, independent fund raising professional

Manita Broaddus,Director, Generations Pre-School & Child Care, Inc.

Mary McAfee, retired professional librarian, serving on the board since 2010, fulfilling two full board terms, and severar years on the finance and strategic issues committee, most recently, chairing the 2017-21 strategic planning work!

Shana Heilbron, Centers for Exceptional Children, Inc.

Matt Britt picks up where Elizabeth leaves off, finally allowing Elizabeth to enjoy her lunch at a board meeting!

For more images from the first board meeting of the fiscal year, follow this link to this photo album on Flickr.