We appreciate each and every board member for their time and commitment to our organization. Our 2023-2024 Board of Directors remain true to our vision and values, putting customers’ evolving needs at the center of our innovation and holding up trust and convenience as the hallmarks of our nonprofit.

Last NameFirst NameCompany/OrganizationBoard Position
Adams-WatkinsDr. PamelaCumberland County SchoolsPublic School Exceptional Children’s Preschool Program
BallardLonnieAction PathwaysLocal Head Start Program
BannisterShonaCumberland County DSSDesignee for Cumberland County DSS
ChildersLisaNC Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth DevelopmentLocal Cooperative Extension Agency
Connelly, Jr.Dr. MarvinCumberland County SchoolsSchool Administrator
FecherPatriciaMethodist UniversityHigher Education Institution
FordMariaCumberland County SchoolsDesignee for School Administrator
GardnerTerrasinePromise Resource NetworkLocal Mental Health Community Organization
GronowskiSandeeFirst Citizen’s BankMilitary Community Representative / Past Board Chair
GunterVanFirst BankBusiness Leader
JacksonBrendaCumberland County DSSDepartment of Social Services
Jallow-Konrat*HajaCaring Hearts Behavioral Services, LLCParent of a Child 5 or Younger   / Board Vice Chair
Jones*BrianFayetteville Urban MinistryOther Non-Profit Human Service Agency / Board Chair
KlinckAmandaCommunity at Large
LadaKatherineChildren’s Developmental Services AgencyInter-Agency Coordinating Council
LongWynnePPDBusiness Leader
MathisMaryTrinity Child CareChild Care Provider – Center-Based Facility
McNeillTre’voneTruevine MinistriesFaith Community
Mobley*TaylorHaigh, Byrd & Lambert, LLPBusiness Leader / Board Treasurer
Neal*AyeshaGateway Communications, PLLCChild Care Resource & Referral Agency or Child Care NPO / Board Secretary
SextonBirgitPWCMunicipal Government
SkeensHeatherCumberland County County Manager’s Office
SmithBettyRetiredCommunity at Large
WarrenDarlishaPWCMunicipal Government
WilliamsEboneAffinity Therapy Services, PLLCChild Care Resource & Referral Agency or Child Care NPO
* Denotes Board Officers

Committee Listing

If you are interested in joining one of our organization’s Committees and/or Board of Directors, please complete the Board/Committee Member Nomination/Application.

Partnership for Children Board of Directors meetings and all official committee meetings are open to the public.