Board of Directors

The governing body of the NCSBA is its 31-member Board of Directors. The Board is composed of the Association President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, Immediate Past President, members elected by the Association at the annual Delegate Assembly, and any member of a North Carolina county or city board of education who is also an officer or director, or former officer or director of the National School Boards Association or the Southern Regional School Boards Association. The Board of Directors plans and is responsible for the annual delegate assembly and other meetings of the Association. The Board has general charge and control of the affairs of the Association and may act in all matters for the Association between sessions of the Delegate Assembly. Officers and Directors are elected each November during the Delegate Assembly at the NCSBA Annual Conference.

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Lucy Edwards President

Northampton County

Darrell Pennell President-Elect

Caldwell County

Jennifer Thompson Vice President

Cherokee Central

Margaret Bradsher Treasurer

Person County

Amy Churchill Immediate Past President

Buncombe County


Dr. Leslie Barnette

Catawba County

Sandra Bowen

Lee County

Patricia Burden

Wayne County

Thelma Byers-Bailey


Dr. Gary Childers

Watauga County

Dot Cherry

Gaston County

Ben Cooke

Mount Airy

Worley Edwards

Columbus County

Allison Gant


Marty Griffin

Transylvania County

Chris Heagarty

Wake County

Mac Hodges

Beaufort County

Charles McKellar

Cumberland County

Dr. Debbie Marsh

Mooresville Graded

Dub Potts

Davie County

Carlos Riddick

Washington County

Dr. Anne White

Perquimans County

Past Presidents’ Council

Billy Griffin

2018-19 President Jones County

Carr Ipock

2016-2017 President Craven County

Paige Sayles

2014-2015 President Franklin County

Evelyn Bulluck

2012-2013 President Nash County

Chuck Francis

2011-2012 President Haywood County

Wendell Hall

2009-2010 President Hertford County

Linda Cranford

2004-2005 President Asheboro City

Leonard Peace

2000-2001 President Granville County

Dr. Christine Fitch

1996-1997 President Wilson County

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