Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Don Vares, President
  • Rachel Stewart, Vice President
  • Carla Jacome-Cluff, Treasurer

Board of Directors

  • Jamie Baucum, Southern Pine Electric
  • Randy Cuchens, Minister of Music at First Baptist Church in Newton
  • Mark Doucette, Weir-ESCO
  • Ashley Duke, BankPlus
  • Pamela Edwards, Weems 
  • Melanie Hamrick, Newton County Academy
  • Shelby Harris, Hickory Pick’N Flea Market
  • Teresa Hodges, ESCO
  • Thomas Howard, The Newton County Appeal
  • Carla Jacome-Cluff, Carla’s Chop Shop
  • Van Lucas, Retired
  • Joel Nelson, BankFirst
  • Christal Oliphant, Ms. Nikki’s Little Angels Daycare
  • Sharon Seals, Purple Magnolia Cafe
  • Lacey Smith, LA Dance Studio
  • Fred Snow, City of Newton
  • Rachel Stewart, BankPlus
  • Paulette Tramill, Retired
  • Don Vares, Retired
  • Kim Walker, BankFirst
  • Murray Weems, Mayor of the City of Newton

Staff

  • Emily Pugh, Executive Director