WINSTON-SALEM – Leadership Winston-Salem announced the addition of eight new members to the Board of Directors, and the election of officers for 2015-2016. Chairing the Board of Directors is Andrew (Andy) Dreyfuss, Venn Capital. Other officers include Vice Chair Andrew (Andy) Brown, COR 365; Secretary Kathy Goliszek, Carolina Urological Associates; Treasurer Lisa Venable, DataMax Corp; and immediate past Chair is Dr. D. Kathy Stitts, Winston-Salem State University.
Newly appointed board members are Dr. Trae T.Cotton, Winston-Salem State University; Dale (Dek) Driscoll, The Driscoll Group; Rev. Donald Jenkins, St. Paul United Methodist Church; Joanna Lyall, Wake Forest Baptist Health; Wendy Poteat, Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce; Evan Raleigh, City of Winston-Salem; Claire Tuttle; Community Volunteer; and Brad Zabel, Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County.
The Board of Directors acknowledged the contributions of outgoing board members Linda Jackson Barnes with the Office of the Mayor for her six years of service; Cynthia Charles, Secretary for her three years of service ; Bishop J.C. Hash with St. Peter’s World Outreach Center for his six years of service; Thomas (Tom) Ingram with Wake Forest Baptist Health for his six years of service; Peter Juran, past board chair for his seven years of service, Dr. Doris Páez with Forsyth Futures for her five years of service; Vickie Russell with Wake Forest Baptist Health for her three years of service, and Karl Yena for his six years of service.
With a mission of educating, connecting and energizing leaders to serve and improve the community, Leadership Winston-Salem, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization founded in 1984, offers a nine-month Flagship Program that challenges participants to increase their personal and collective capacity to transform the community through civic engagement, servant leadership and building social capital.