Chair: W. Barker French, Retired Investment Advisor; Community Volunteer

Vice-chair: Ted Fiske, Author- The Fiske Guide to Colleges; former education editor, The New York Times

Treasurer: Michael Goodmon, Vice President- Capital Broadcasting Company

Secretary: Ellen Reckhow, Durham County Commissioner

Minnie Forte-Brown,  Durham Public Schools Board of Education, President of the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA)

Michael Becketts, Assistant Secretary for Human Services- NC Department of Health and Human Services

Wanda Boone, Founder- Durham TRY

Cynthia Brodhead, Duke University

Anita Brown-Graham, Prof. of Public Law & Government- University of North Carolina 

Laura Hall, Founder and CEO- The Refectory Cafe

Dan Hill, Former City Council Member; Retired Insurance Executive

Gayle Harris, Public Health Director & General Manager for Community Health & Well-Being- Durham County Department of Public Health

Cheryl Crisp-Parquet, Community Relations Sr. Program Manager- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Steven Pearson, Manager- IBM Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs for NC, SC, and WV

Annette Price, Duke University

David Reese, President and CEO- East Durham Children's Initiative

Judith Rizzo, Retired Executive Director and CEO of the The Hunt Institute

Mark Trustin, Attorney; Co-founder- Durham PROUD Program

Michael Warner, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist


EDCI Founders

Wanda Boone, Founder, Durham TRY

W. Barker French, Retired Investment Advisor; Community Volunteer

Minnie Forte-Brown, Durham Public Schools Board of Education

Ellen Reckhow, Durham County Commissioner

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Let's talk about impact

Let's talk about impact

We're celebrating our seventh year in operation at EDCI. We have a lot to be proud of and a lot to work toward. We invite you to read our Impact Summary. 
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