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Staff & Board


Kat Andberg
Weekend Case Manager

Tracy Ashby-Wagner 
Operations Manager
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April Burgess-Johnson                      

Executive Director
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Addie Burton-Walsh
Bilingual Case Manager

Nita Carroll
Children's Specialist

Ann Flynn
Associate Director
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Elizabeth Goldsmith
Case Manager

Joy Henderson
Case Manager/Case Consultant
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Maureen Hernandez
Bilingual Counselor

Lauren Jackson
AmeriCorps Children's Services Volunteer 

Dori Kandel
Case Manager

Melissa Kight
Court Advocacy Coordinator
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Amy King
Case Management Coordinator

Joanna Knowles
Program Director
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Julia Levine
Counseling Coordinator

Catherine Shore
Financial Coordinator

Shawna Ohle
Court Advocate

Christy Price
Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
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Llysa Spencer
Overnight Case Manager

Phyllis Taylor
Community Case Manager

Jodi Wygmans
Shelter Coordinator
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Norma Brown
Family Outreach Specialist
Buncombe County Schools

Joe Fishleigh, President 

Cynthia Hamilton, Immediate Past -President
Self-Employed Business Consultant 

Cindy Ireland, Vice President                                 

Judy Long
Community Volunteer

Carla Maddux 
Asheville Fence 

Susan Odom
Mission Hospitals

Ceil Sanow
Community Volunteer

Gary Snipes, Jr.

Bonnie Spradling, Vice Treasurer
Community Volunteer

Dr. John Stewart, Secretary
Community Volunteer

Gordon Walton, Treasurer
OneWhoServes, Inc. 

Haley Roper Wells 
Ward & Smith

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We are committed to maintaining a diverse organization that reflects our community.


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