Board of Directors

George Barrett, Staff Representative
Associate Director for Organizing and Advocacy, MCJC
Northside resident

Dean Blackburn
Assistant Dean of Students, UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Evan Covington-Chavez
Development Manager, Capitol Broadcasting Corporation
Raleigh, NC

Minister Willis Farrington
Associate Pastor, St. Joseph C.M.E Church
Former Resident, Northside Neighborhood
Durham, NC

Matthew Fearrington
Retired from UNC Hospitals
Resident, Northside Neighborhood
Chapel Hill, NC

Esphur Foster
Retired Executive Assistant to the Dean, UNC Law School
Northside resident

Patricia Jackson, Secretary
Secretary, St. Joseph C.M.E Church;
Former resident, Northside Neighborhood
Cary, NC

Seth Murray
Director, Global Studies, NC State University
Resident, Pine Knolls Neighborhood
Chapel Hill, NC

Charley May Norwood
Heavenly Groceries Steward, St. Joseph C.M.E.
Resident, Northside Neighborhood

Michael Palmer, Board Treasurer
Senior Outreach Coordinator, Self Help Credit Union
Former Director, Duke-Durham Partnership
Durham, NC

Gladys Pendergraph, Board Chair
Resident, Pine Knolls Neighborhood; Coordinator, Heavenly Groceries Steward,
St. Joseph CME Church
Chapel Hill, NC

Reverend Dr. Mark Royster
Retired Vice-President CCB
Director of Operations and Associate Minister, First Baptist Church
Chapel Hill, NC