The North Carolina Community College System Conference

Conference Committees

The Great 58 - Building Our Economic Future Teaching, Learning, & Student Success
October 9-11, 2022
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

System Office Conference Program Planning Committee

Name Title
Dr. Kimberly Gold Chief of Staff
Dr. Levy Brown Senior Vice President/Chief Academic Officer
Delores Ali Executive Director, Student Success Center
Anne Bacon Director of Strategic Planning and Policy
Dr. Lisa Eads Associate Vice President of Academic Programs
Dr. John "JJ" Evans Associate Director, Student Life
Dr. Lane Freeman Director of Online Learning Programs and Student Services
Dr. Nate Humphrey Associate Vice President for Workforce & Continuing Education
Dr. JW Kelley Associate Vice President, Student Services
Dr. Hilmi Lahoud Senior Program Administrator
Joshua McKinney Communications Specialist
Jennifer McLean Associate Director, Student Support Services/Director, Basic Needs
Dr. Matthew Meyer Associate Vice President, Business Engagement, National & International Partnerships
Gilda Rubio-Festa NC State Director, WIOA - Title II and Associate Vice President, College & Career Readiness
Dr. Bob Witchger Director, Career and Technical Education

Continuing and Professional Education and Marketing Services, NC State University

Dan Gerger, Director Jeffrey Barnes John Grant Randy Schiener
Dr. Janice Sitzes, Assoc. Dir. Sevante' Bishop Jackie Grossano Ashley Schwed
Greg Emma, Asst. Dir. Carrie Bjorkquist Carolyn Howard Sandy Slezak
Jennifer Lawson, Asst. Dir. Rob Chapman Jamie Merritt
Felicia Atkinson Amanda Dillman Shedrick Samuels
Elizabeth Ballinger Carmen Dunn Ryan Savin

NC Community Colleges Foundation, Inc.

The North Carolina Community Colleges Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit foundation working to enhance the capacity of the North Carolina Community College System and its community colleges to increase public advocacy, encourage innovation, recognize excellence and build capacity for leadership.


Susan Jackson, Chair
Donny Hicks, Vice-Chair
Barry Sink, Treasurer
Thomas Stith III, Secretary

Ex Officio

Lyn Austin
Breeden Blackwell, Ed.D.
Stephanie Lake
Raul Peralta
Dr. Carol Spalding

Members at Large

Michael Almond
Brenda Berg
Jim Bryan
Nimasheena Burns
Korey Coon
Herb Crenshaw
Grant Godwin
Javier Gonzalez
Scott Hamilton
Dr. Peter Hans
Richard Hurley
Michelle Logan
Henry McKoy
Crystal Morphis, CEcD
E. Stuart Powell
Gary Salamido
Alice Schenall
Sheri Shaw
C. Michael Smith
Gwen Vass
Weyling Whit