Operating Committee

To contact the operating committee, email guilford@sayyestoeducation.org.

Dr. Nora Carr, Chief of Staff, Guilford County Schools
Kattya Castellon, Representative, Latino Community
Dr. Sharon Contreras, Superintendent, Guilford County Schools
Eugene Chasin, COO, Say Yes to Education
Dr. Larry Czarda, President, Greensboro College
Nadia Del Valle, National Program Director, Say Yes to Education
Alan Duncan, Chair, Guilford County Board of Education
Anthony “Tony” Graham, Representative, Grassroots Parent Coordinators
Kevin Gray, President, Weaver Foundation
Ellen Grant, Senior Vice President, Say Yes to Education
Clarence Grier, Deputy County Manager, Guilford County
Dr. Nakia Hardy, Chief Academic Officer, Guilford County Schools
Mary Herbenik, Executive Director, Ready for School, Ready for Life
Winston McGregor, Executive Director, Guilford Education Alliance
David Miller, Chair, High Point Community Foundation
Johncarlos Miller, Principal, Grimsley High School
Jeff Moore, Financial Services Director, City of High Point
Mindy Oakley, Director, Edward M. Armfield Foundation
Dr. Randy Parker, President, Guilford Technical Community College
Mildred Poole, Representative, Guilford County Council of PTAs
Walker Sanders, President, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Tara Sandercock, Senior VP of Foundation and Community Relations, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Todd Warren, President, Guilford County Association of Educators
Representative, Guilford Parent Academy Title 1 Parents
Representative, City of Greensboro

Say Yes Guilford Scholarship Board

To contact the scholarship board, email guilfordscholarship@sayyestoeducation.org.

Ann Busby, High Point Community Foundation, Vice Chair
Gene Chasin, Say Yes to Education
Chuck Cornelio, Guilford Education Alliance
Susan Culp, High Point Community Foundation
Larry Czarda, Say Yes Guilford Operating Committee
Nadia Del Valle, Say Yes Guilford
Alan Duncan, Guilford County Board of Education
John Englar, Community Foundation of Greensboro
Kevin Gray, Say Yes Guilford Operating Committee
Hank Henning, Guilford County Board of Commissioners
Angie Henry, Guilford County Schools
Alyce Hill, City of High Point City Council
William Laney, At-Large
Ron Milstein, Community Foundation of Greensboro
Ursula Oglesby, At-Large
Robert Pompey, North Carolina A&T State University, Chair
Mary Anne Schmitt-Carey, Say Yes to Education
Nancy Vaughan, City of Greensboro City Council
Carolyn Walters, At-Large

Say Yes Guilford Staff

Contact Say Yes staff by calling 336-814-2233 or via email at guilford@sayyestoeducation.org.

Donnie Turlington, Interim Executive Director/Director of Communications
Felicia Andrews, Community Relations Specialist
Warche Downing, Director of Postsecondary Access and Success
Connie Kisling, Office Manager
Sierra Lloyd, Scholarship Coordinator
Aisha Miller, Director of Data and Evaluation
Keith G. Pemberton, Family and Student Engagement Director

Contact Us

Are you inspired by the goals and approach of Say Yes Guilford? We invite you to reach out to learn more about how you can get involved.