The North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) elected officers and members to its governing Board of Directors during the delegate meeting of the 2023 Annual Conference for Board Member Development. NCSBA’s new president is Jennifer Thompson, Cherokee Central School; president-elect is Margaret Bradsher, Person County; vice president is Mac Hodges, Beaufort County; and treasurer is Debbie Marsh, Mooresville Graded Schools. Officers will serve a one-year term.
Members elected to serve a second two-year term on the NCSBA Board of Directors are Dr. Leslie Barnette, Catawba County; Sandra Bowen, Lee County; Chris Heagarty, Wake County; Carlos Riddick, Washington County; and Dr. Anne White, Perquimans County.
Members elected to serve a first two-year term on the Association’s Board of Directors are Dianne Bellamy Small, Guilford County; Kimberly McMichael, Rockingham County; Heather Rhyne, Lincoln County; and Lenora Sanders-Shipp, Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
The Board of Directors establishes the mission and goals for the Association and ensures that NCSBA activities and programs remain focused on these goals. In addition, the officers and directors are the personal communications link between their regions and the Association.