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

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

Development Chair: Michael Warner, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Wanda Boone, Founder, Durham TRY

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

Laura Hall, Founder and CEO, The Refectory Cafe

Dan Hill, Former City Council Member; Retired Insurance Executive

Jenni Owen, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Office of the North Carolina Governor

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

Zach Prager, Director of Investments, Austin Lawrence Partners East

Annette Price, Duke University

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

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

Dr. Stelfanie Williams, VP for Durham and Community Affairs at Duke University

Jeannie Sollars, credit expert in Eastern and Central North Carolina

Evan Sitton, VP managing lending, investments and service efforts for Durham & Wake County markets


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 eighth 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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