Executive Board of Directors

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Kenneth D. Rasheed
Executive Director

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

  • 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)
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Gloria W. Whitmire
Treasurer

  • 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

 

Phillip T. Carter, Sr.

  • I have and will forever act as a Community Activist within the African American communities of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina to ensure that my people are empowered economically, politically, educationally, and socially.
  • As April 13th, 2020, I am currently on the boards and committees listed below; whereby, I serve with integrity and determination to fulfill the mission statement of the organization in which I commit myself to.
  • Housing Justice Now Winston-Salem, N.C. Winston-Salem, N.C. (2019-current)
  • Paul L. Dunbar Group CDC, Inc; Spencer N.C. (2018- current)
  • Cooperation Winston, Winston-Salem (2018-current)
  • Noble Cause, Winston-Salem (2018-current)
  • Experiment in Self-Reliance, Winston-Salem, N.C. (2014-current)
  • Chair/ Precinct 404 Malloy Jordan Library (2014-current)
  • Forsyth County Nursing Home Advisory Committee, Winston-Salem, N.C. (2011-current)
  • President of DAAP-FCNC Winston-Salem, N.C. (2011-current)
  • Church Lay Leader, Saint Andrews United Methodist Church Certified Speaker, Finance committee, Pastor Parrish Committee, Men’s Sunday Morning Bible Teacher. (2011- current)
  • State Executive Member of the North Carolina State Democratic Party (2011-current)
  • Former Boards and committees I have served on:
  • 2nd Vic- Chair Forsyth County Democratic Party (2015-2019).
  • 12th District Representative for Forsyth County Democratic Party (2011-2016)
  • Co-Chair& Executive Board Member, Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County (2011-2017)
  • W-S Operation Impact Steering Committee, Winston-Salem, City Government (2011)
  • Executive Board Member, and Fund-Raising Committee Member, of Harry's Veterans Outreach, Winston-Salem, N.C. (2011 expired)
  • Former President of the African American Caucus of Forsyth County DP (2009-2010)
  • Chair Precinct 207 New Hope UMC (2007-2009)
  • Former Vice President of the African American Caucus of Forsyth County DP (2007-2009)
  • Cooperation Winston; Co-founder 2017-current)

 

Robert Broadnax

Guilford Technical Community College

  • Develops and manages course curriculum and ensures that the curriculum meets department and college standards and documents information correlated with Datatel
  • Conducts formal assessment of Literacy Education Information Systems (LEIS)
  • Manages the collection, analyzing, and reporting of Adult Basic Education Second Language students’ progression

Bennett’s Family Care

  • Organized, directed, and coordinated aspects of in-home services for persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD Services)
  • Supervised and train a ten-member staff and developed, interpreted, and administered policies and procedures governing the programs, appropriate strategies for recruitment, selection, and retention of staff
  • Responsible for the coordination of client care by collaborating with multidisciplinary professionals and agencies to provide and facilitate services

Forsyth Technical Community College                                        

  • Develops and manages course curriculum and ensures that the curriculum meets department and college standards, which includes creating lectures, facilitating in-class discussions, and evaluation of students’ progression within the course
  • Advises students for academic and social success and promotes critical thinking, equity, and success within the classroom
  • Teaches World Civilization and United States History (HIS-111, HIS-112, HIS-131) encourages working with diversity in a team environment.

Supervisor in Charge (SIC)

  • Bennett’s Family Care, 06/15- 08/16, Greensboro, NC
  • Organized, directed, and coordinated aspects of in-home services for persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD Services)
  • Supervised and train a ten-member staff and developed, interpreted, and administered policies and procedures governing the programs, appropriate strategies for recruitment, selection, and retention of staff
  • Responsible for the coordination of client care by collaborating with multidisciplinary professionals and agencies to provide and facilitate services

Guilford Technical Community College

  • Mentored minority male students in social and academic affairs, which affected their retention and matriculation at the college.
  • Facilitated academic advising
  • Developed strategies for student success

Teacher/Habilitation Technician

  • Taught students with various cognitive disabilities, math, living skills, social sciences, reading skills, and basic learning skills at A Plus Williamson’s adult day program.
  • Encouraged clients with disabilities to reach goals that were constructed by the department of mental health at A Plus Williamson’s group homes
  • Administered medication to client as prescribed by the department of mental health

Education History

  • MASTERS OF SCIENCE | MAY, 2016 | NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Major: Adult Education
  • Minor: History (18 graduate credits)
  • Leadership Studies (6 graduate credits)
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS | AUGUST, 2011 | UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO
  • Major: History
  • Major: African-American Studies

 

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
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  • 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

 

Miranda Jones

  • Educator (Exceptional Children/Inclusion)
  • Teacher and Community Activist
  • Servant Leader
  • Winston-Salem native
  • Grant Writer
  • Speaker
  • Mentor
  • One of the Founders of Hate Out of Winston
  • Graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2002, 2013)
  • Aspiring Writer