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Meeting Room

Board of Directors

Election to the Board of Directors occurs at the annual meeting during the Spring Conference.  Once elected, the Board Member will serve at a two year term. The Board of Directors is comprised of those interested in Adult Guardianship in North Carolina. Board Members may include attorneys, Clerks of Superior Court, practicing guardians, family members, employees of the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services, employees of Mental Health Managed Care Organizations, individual who previously experienced having a guardian, and others interested in guardianship.

NCGA 2023-2024 Board of Directors

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President

 

Athena Kinch

Hope for the Future

Weaverville, NC

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President-Elect

 

Vacant

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Secretary

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Treasurer

Nicki Applefield Engel

Collins Elder Law Group

Charlotte, NC 

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Board Member

Michael Barbee

Wake County Senior & Adult Services

Raleigh, NC

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Board Member

Reeva Breedlove

Durham County DSS

Durham, NC

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Board Member

Carol Kelly

Advocate

Chapel Hill, NC

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Caroline Farris Quinn

NC Judicial Branch

Wilson, NC

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Charles Gwynn

Empowering Lives Guardianship Services, LLC

Raleigh, NC

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Linda Kendall Fields

UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work

Chapel Hill, NC

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Board Member

Mark Kleinschmidt

Orange County Clerk of Superior Court

Hillsborough, NC

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Steve Landrum

Empowering Lives Guardianship Services

Raleigh, NC

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Tameka Lee

The Arc of North Carolina

Raleigh, NC

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Holly Riddle

NC Dept of Health and Human Services

Raleigh, NC

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Board Member

Brent B. Smith

The Brent B. Smith Law Firm

Asheville, NC 

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