Board Leaders

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina is led by 15 statewide volunteer leaders dedicated to child well-being and family strengthening efforts across North Carolina.

Jessica Averhart

Jessica Averhart

Chair

Executive Director, Leadership Triangle
Owner, SESA Events

Jed Hysong, CPA

Jed Hysong, CPA

Vice Chair

Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore

Secretary

Cardinal Government Affairs

Dan Baum

Dan Baum

Co-Chair, Communications Committee

The Obama Foundation

Sharon Baxter, MD

Sharon Baxter, MD

Retired Pediatrician

Zeke Bridges

Zeke Bridges

Assistant Dean of Administration
Campbell University School of Law

Audrey Kemp Curry, DDS

Audrey Kemp Curry, DDS

General Dentist, Bull City Dental

Ilina Ewen

Ilina Ewen

Contributing Writer, Walter Magazine
Writer, www.dirtandnoise.com

Paula Henderson

Paula Henderson

Vice President, US Government
SAS Institute, Inc.

Carmen Hooker Odom

Carmen Hooker Odom

Independent Health Policy Consultant

Dee McDougal

Dee McDougal

Chair, Philanthropy Committee

Senior Vice President, Diversity + Inclusion, Pacific Western Bank

Barbara Morales Burke

Barbara Morales Burke

Co-Chair, Policy and Programs Committee

Vice President, Health Policy and Chief Compliance Officer
BlueCross BlueShield of NC

Michael Olander

Michael Olander

Co-Chair, Communications Committee

President, Apple Gold Group

Katherine Vail Pope

Katherine Vail Pope

Child Advocate and Community Leader

Vaughn Reynolds

Vaughn Reynolds

Co-Chair, Policy and Programs Committee

Senior Vice-President, Global Commercial Bank
Bank of America Merrill Lynch/Bank of America, N.A.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

Joel Rosch, PhD

Joel Rosch, PhD

Co-Chair, Policy and Programs Committee

Senior Research Scholar and Policy Liaison, Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University

Susan Scott

Susan Scott

Chief Advancement and Marketing Officer, UNC-TV

Catherine Williamson-Hardy, MPA

Catherine Williamson-Hardy, MPA

Deputy Directer, Durham County Department of Social Services