Mark Franklin - Chair
Director, Customized Training & Development
Rutherford County Representative
Jen Pace Dickenson - Vice-Chair
Youth Services Librarian
Polk County Public Library
Kris Edwards - Secretary
Community Volunteer
Polk County Representative
Dr. Keith Stephenson - Treasurer
Senior Pastor, 2nd Baptist Church
Rutherford County Representative
Sherry Bright
Executive Director, Family Resources of Rutherford County
Rutherford County Representative
John Carroll
Director, Family Services, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills
Rutherford County Representative
Cathleen Cullen
Program Coordinator, ABC Quality Rating and Improvement System Division of Early Care and Education
Polk County Representative
Dr. Alice McCluney
Director, Early Childhood Education Program, Isothermal Community College
Rutherford County Representative
Phyllis Davis
Public Dental Hygienist, NC Oral Health Section
McDowell County Representative
Alison Baldwin
Community Volunteer
McDowell Representative
Nickey Lewis
Director of Preschool, Rutherford County Schools
Rutherford County Representative
Jennifer Morgan
Director, Glenwood Family Resource Center
McDowell County Representative/Executive Committee
Suzanne Metcalf
Community Volunteer
Polk County Representative
Suzanne Rampey
Finance Officer, McDowell County Schools
McDowell County Representative
Lisa Sprouse
Director, McDowell County DSS
McDowell County Representative
Marlan Brinkley
Library Director, McDowell County Public Library
McDowell County Representative
Jackie Hampton
Minister, Community Volunteer
Rutherford County Representative

Schedule

  • June 2, 2020
  • August 4, 2020
  • October 6, 2020
  • December 1, 2020

Meetings will take place at 12:00 PM in the Blue Room at the Isothermal Community College Campus, Building 10.

The campus is located at 286 ICC Loop Road in Spindale, NC.

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