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2019 Families Moving Forward
Board of Directors

Autrice Campbell Long, President
Community Development Manager
Sun Trust Bank

John Bowman, Vice President
Maxwell,Freeman & Bowman, P.A.

Kim O’Neil, Treasurer
Controller and Accounting Manager
Carolina Friends School

Monica Evans, Secretary
Evans Family Publishing


Lazaro “Rico” Blackmon
Branch Manager
WoodForest Bank

Jennings Brody
Parker & Otis

Alison Edie, DNP, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Duke School of Nursing

Graham Fitzsimons
Senior VP
SC&A, Inc.

Elizabeth Forshay
Director of Operational Efficiency, Carolina Value
UNC Health Care, UNC-Hospitals

John Hardin, Ph.D (Immediate Past President)
Executive Director NC Board of Science,
Technology & Innovation
NC Department of Commerce

Jim Kinney
Senior VP at Kraft Foods (retired)

Laverne Mattocks-Perry, EdD
Senior Executive Director of Student Support Services
Durham Public Schools

Tom Meyer
Farmer’s Table Restaurant Group and
Southern Harvest Catering

Jeanne Murray
Marketing and Branding Consultant
moss + ross

Mark Paulson
VP Operational Excellence (retired)
Buhler Aeroglide

Luke Powery, Th.D
Dean, Duke University Chapel
Associate Professor, Duke Divinity School

Marcy Tucker, MD, Ph. D
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center

A. D. "Tony" Williams, Sr.
Software Support (retired)

“Why I Serve”

Quotes from current and former Board Members

I want to contribute to a better quality of life for homeless families and help to, and with, structure a brighter future
— Dorothy Powell, former board member
I serve because I want everyone living in Durham to have a place to call home.
— Leon Sabarsky, former board member
I have been a single parent trying to raise children while holding down a job and Keeping things together. I know how hard that is and I want to help others. I know if not for the support of my parents, my children and I could have easily been homeless.
— Cindy Streett, former board member

BOD Committees:

  • Executive

  • Finance

  • Development

  • Programming

  • Leadership Development