Children First/Communities In Schools’¬†Board of Directors is a vital component of our organization and instrumental to our success.

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Jennifer Reed, President
Buncombe County Schools

Elizabeth Saxman Underwood, Ph.D, President Elect
UNC Asheville

Jonathan Thompson, CPA, Treasurer
Austin CPA

Yuki Damerville, Secretary
Community Volunteer

Dr. Laurie Pulver, Past President
ABC Pediatrics of Asheville

Dr. Patrick Bahls
UNC Asheville

Sallie Broach
UNC Asheville

Machelle Cathy
Western Carolina University

Mark Dickerson, Ed. D
Asheville City Schools

Shataura Dudley
Community Volunteer

Corry Hyde
United Way Asheville-Buncombe

Mike Knepshield
Home Trust Bank

Anya Robyak
Buncombe Partnership for Children

Thomas Priester
Housing Authority of the City of Asheville


Chris Campbell – Ex Officio
Campbell Shatley PLLC