We appreciate each and every board member for their time and commitment to our organization. Our 2020-2021 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 Name First Name Company Board Position
Adams-Watkins Dr. Pamela Cumberland County Schools Public School Exceptional Children’s Preschool Program
Ballard Lonnie Action Pathways Local Head Start Program
Cannon Amy Cumberland County County Managers Office
Childers Lisa NC Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Local Cooperative Extension Agency
Connelly, Jr. Dr. Marvin Cumberland County Schools School Administrator
Crosby Angela Cozy Corner CDC/Jump Start University A Child Care Organization Representative
Deaver Robin Fayetteville Technical Community College Higher Education Institution
Gardner Terrasine Alliance Behavioral Healthcare Local Mental Health Community Organization / Board Secretary
Grafstrom James Global Spectrum Business Leader
Gronski Dr. Meredith Methodist University Higher Education Institution / Board Vice-Chair
Gronowski Sandee PNC Bank Military Community Representative
Jones Brian Fayetteville Urban Ministry Other Non-Profit Human Service Agency
Jones Cotina Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center Local Public Library
McDonald Karen City of Fayetteville Municipal Government
McLaughlin Jami Fayetteville Area Mom on the Go Parent of a Child 5 or Younger
McNeill Tre’vone Truevine Ministries Faith Community
Melton Perry Building Blocks Early Education Centers Child Care Provider – Center-Based Facility
Neal Ayesha Gateway Communications, PLLC Child Care Resource & Referral Agency or Child Care NPO / Board Chair
Rayman Tawnya Children’s Developmental Services Agency Inter-Agency Coordinating Council
Reid-Jackson Brenda Cumberland County DSS Cumberland County DSS
Terry Steve Haigh, Byrd & Lambert, LLP Business Leader / Board Treasurer
Wesley Wanda Cumberland County Schools Child Care Resource & Referral Agency or Child Care NPO
Williams Ebone Affinity Therapy Services, PLLC Community at Large

If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please complete this nomination form and contact Mary Sonnenberg, PFC President, at msonnenberg. Please click here for a meeting calendar.

Board Meeting Dates/Packets

2020-2021 Board and NC Pre-K Committee Dates

2019-2020 Board and NC Pre-K Committee Packets

Board Committees

The Partnership also seeks professional input and guidance from community members through a variety of committees. These committees are comprised of volunteers and Board members who participate in making decisions and supporting early childhood initiatives. The Board Committees are listed below

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