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Meet Our Advisory Board

Regional Board Chair

Owner On the Square, Tarboro, NC

Inez Ribustello

Founder NC Green Rural Re-Development Organization, Henderson, NC

Henry Crews

Vice President of Community Investment and Engagement North Carolina Community Foundation, Raleigh, NC

Leslie Ann Jackson

Co-Founder Rural Opportunity Institute, Rocky Mount, NC

Vichi Jagannathan

Executive Director Teach For America Eastern North Carolina, Durham, NC

Andrew Lakis

Director of Policy and Engagement EducationNC and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research, Tarboro, NC

Molly Osborne

President and Co-Owner LifePlan Group, Raleigh, NC

Alex Sutherland

Coordinator The Simple Gifts Fund, Clinton, NC

Margaret Turlington

Chief of Staff Development and Sales at Lenovo, Cary, NC

LaLecha Watkins