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Leadership

Officers

  • Ms. Benita Nicole Jones | NC Central University Office of Legal Affairs | Chair
  • Mr. John David Leidy | Hornthal Riley Ellis & Maland LLP | Vice-Chair
  • Ms. Krista Lyn Newkirk | Converse College | Immediate Past Chair
  • Ms. Erna A P Womble | Board Liaison
  • Mr. Chad Ray Donnahoo | Campbell Shatley PLLC | Secretary
  • Ms. Melissa Julia Michaud | Tharrington Smith LLP | Treasurer
  • Ms. Julianne Dambro | NC Bar Association | Staff Liaison
  • Ms. Coleta Bell | NC Bar Association | Assistant Staff Liaison
  • Mr. Kearns Davis | Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP | NCBA President
  • Mr. Jason M. Hensley | NC Bar Association | NCBA Executive Director
  • Ms. Caryn Coppedge McNeill | Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan LLP | NCBA President-Elect
  • Ms. Krista Lyn Newkirk | Converse College | Past Section Chair

Council Members

  • Ms. Kathleen Cava Boyd | NC School Boards Association | Council Member | Expiring 2017
  • Mr. Chad Ray Donnahoo | Campbell Shatley PLLC | Council Member | Expiring 2017
  • Ms. Eva Blount Dubuisson | Tharrington Smith LLP | Council Member | Expiring 2017
  • Mr. Karl Dean Shatley, II | Campbell Shatley PLLC | Council Member | Expiring 2017
  • Mr. Joshua D Whitlock | McGuireWoods LLP | Council Member | Expiring 2017
  • Mr. M. Reid Acree, Jr. | Solo Practitioner | Council Member | Expiring 2018
  • Ms. Christine Camille Bischoff | Council Member | Expiring 2018
  • Ms. Beth Tyner Jones | Council Member | Expiring 2018
  • Mr. Brandon Lee McPherson | Schwartz & Shaw PLLC | Council Member | Expiring 2018
  • Mr. Stephen Abbott Moore | Hartsell & Williams PA | Council Member | Expiring 2018
  • Ms. Nancy Fountain Black | NC School Boards Association | Council Member | Expiring 2019
  • Ms. Sarah Oettinger Edwards | UNC Charlotte - Office of Legal Affairs | Council Member | Expiring 2019
  • Ms. Rebecca Claire Fleishman | Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP | Council Member | Expiring 2019
  • Mr. James S Humphrey, IV | UNC Charlotte - Office of Legal Affairs | Council Member | Expiring 2019
  • Ms. Dionne Tunstall Jenkins | Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools | Council Member | Expiring 2019

Committee Chairs

  • Mr. William Joseph Austin, Jr. | Ward and Smith PA | CLE Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Sarah Oettinger Edwards | UNC Charlotte - Office of Legal Affairs | CLE Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Dionne Tunstall Jenkins | Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools | CLE Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Michele E. Morris | County of Union Public Schools | Ethics Committee Co-Chair
  • Mr. Thomas R. West | North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities | Ethics Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Rachel Nicholas | Schwartz & Shaw PLLC | Law Institute for Teachers (LIFT) Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Deborah A. Smith | County of Union Public Schools | Law Institute for Teachers (LIFT) Committee Co-Chair
  • Mrs. Keir D. Morton-Manley | Campbell Law School | Law School Liaison
  • Ms. Michele E. Morris | County of Union Public Schools | Legislative Committee Co-Chair
  • Mr. Thomas R. West | North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities | Legislative Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Kristen Suzanne Bonatz | UNC Greensboro | Membership Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Venus Dimarlo Boston | Winston Salem State University | Membership Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Erin Baker Edgar | Legal Aid of NC - Centralized Intake Unit | Newsletter Committee Co-Chair
  • Mr. Stephen Abbott Moore | Hartsell & Williams PA | Newsletter Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Eva Blount Dubuisson | Tharrington Smith LLP | Nominations Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Beth Tyner Jones | Nominations Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Glenna R. Young | Western Carolina University | Paralegal Division Liaison Committee Chair
  • Ms. Rachel Nicholas | Schwartz & Shaw PLLC | Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Deborah A. Smith | County of Union Public Schools | Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
  • Ms. Michele E. Morris | County of Union Public Schools | Task Force Internet & Regulation Rep
  • Mr. Thomas R. West | North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities | Task Force Internet & Regulation Rep
  • Ms. Sarah Oettinger Edwards | UNC Charlotte - Office of Legal Affairs | YLD Liaison