Executive Board of Directors


Kenneth D. Rasheed
Executive Director

  • Graduate of Winston-Salem State University. Degree in Health & PE
  • Retired Operations Manager for FedEX
  • Enjoys golf for relaxation

Judith Whitmire-Bryant
Vice President

  • Retired Educator
  • National Board Certified Teacher
  • M.Ed.- Winston-Salem State University
  • BA- Winston-Salem State University
  • BS- Winston-Salem State University
  • Member- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Gwendolyn Smith-Rasheed

  • Retired Customer Service Rep. – Western Electric & Lucent Technologies
  • Past National Treasurer for ABLE – Alliance for Lucent Employees
  • Certificates in Microsoft Office Systems from Forsyth Tech. & Central Piedmont College
  • (Charlotte, NC)

Gloria W. Whitmire

  • First grade teacher with Winston-Salem Forsyth Co. Schools
  • National Board Certified Teacher
  • UNC-Greensboro Master of Education
  • NCCU – Elementary Education
  • Who’s Who Among American Teachers
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Board of Directors


Lora J. Smith
Board Secretary

  • Attended NC A&T State University
  • Eighteen years working for Partnership for a Drug Free North Carolina as a Program Specialist
  • Treatment Engagement Expeditor for Surry County NC as a substance abuse drug trend
  • presenter
  • Coordinator for Safe and Drug-Free school classes at JF Kennedy School in Winston-Salem, NC
  • Thirty Five years of experience working with youth and families