Meet Our Board of Directors

The Center for Volunteer Caregiving is governed by a Board of Directors and an Honorary Board. The Board includes representation from the geographic areas served with corporate and community members representing legal, human resources, financial, information technology and social services.


“We are grateful for these dedicated volunteer Board members who steer The Center for Volunteer Caregiving towards a sustainable future with the resources needed
to advance our mission.”
  • Charles Crutchfield, Chair (2015-2018)
    CEO- SimpleCertifiedMail.com
  • Sharon Nell, Vice Chair (2017-2020) Project Manager, John Deere & Co.
  • Blair Biser, Secretary* (2016-2019)
    Project Manager, Deere & Co.
  • Heyward D. Armstrong Treasurer (2015-2018) Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, L.L.P.
  • J. Kati Hobson, (2017-2020) Independent Marketing Consultant,
    KBH Marketing
  • Lisa Balcerak (2014-2017) Sr. Director, Global
    Risk Management, Quintiles
  • Lois Eure (2015-2018)
    Compliance Specialist, WakeMed Health and Hospitals
  • Leon (Lee) Harris (2014-2017) Deacon, Wake Chapel Church Retired – IBM, US Air Force
  • Harry Bailes (2016-2019) CEO Family Health Network
  • Angela Nelson (2016-2019) Business Development Manager, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP. Attorneys & Counselors at Law
  • George Reichert (2014-2017)
    Chief Information Officer
    Genworth Mortgage Insurance
  • Kate Spanier (2015-2018) Care Services Coordinator The ALS Assoc. – Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter
  • Akel Grantham (2016-2019) IT Project Analyst BB&T Project Management Office BB&T Corporation
  • Sharon Parro, (2015-2018)* Human Resources Director WakeMed
  • Ex-Officio:
    Rebecca Andrews
    Vice President, Finance WakeMed
  • Emeritus:
    Helen Papageorgiou, Board Advisor
    (Past President)
  • Honorary Board:
    N.King Prather, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Honorary Board:
    Doug Richmond, Board Leadership, Historian
  • Marla Dorrel
    Cary Town Council 1999-2007
    Community Advocate
  • David Cottengim
    President Emeritus
    Resources for Seniors
  • Executive Director:
    Lynn Templeton

    *Denotes second term

  • John Meares, Sr. (Posthumously)
    Founding Visionary Leader