Board of Directors


 Officers    Directors


  • Carol Elliott, Educator, Retired

Vice Chair

  • David Poston, Educator, Retired


  • Lil Summerville, Educator, Retired


  • Mark Skillestad, Gaston Family Health Services

Immediate Past Chair

  • Lisa Jurs,
    Gaston College


  • Linda McConnell, Executive Director
  • Frank Craig, Civil Engineer
  • Marianna Davis, Community Volunteer
  • Caroline Hobson, Community Volunteer
  • Donna Lockett, Gaston Together
  • Cheryl Loggins, Community Volunteer
  • Christa Heilig, Community Volunteer
  • Rebecca McLain, Gaston College- Director of Life Skills
  • Chris Mills, Gaston County Schools- Director of Alternative Education

  • Laurel Morris,  Director-Gaston County Public Library
  • Dan Moser,  Publication Manager,  Mann+Hummel    
  • Jason Shoemaker,  Attorney
  • Mary Massey, Educator, Retired
  • Kathleen Boyce,  Community Volunteer
  • Roger Rizk, Community Volunteer                   
  • May Gray Robinson,  Community Volunteer                                      
  • Ginger Rowe, Certified Public Accountant     




Executive Director:

Assistant Director:
  • Kelly Link, M. A.

General Mail Box:

Reading Soul Mates Coordinators:

  • Merry Deely 
  • Annie Anthony

Funds Development Coordinator

 Intake/Eligibility Specialist:   

  • Dawn Johnson     

Adult Education Instructors:

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