Region A Partnership for Children Board Members

We appreciate each and every board member for their time and commitment to our organization. Your contributions help support many families in our region. If you are interested in becoming a part of our Board, please contact the Region A Partnership for Children for more information at:

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Name Agency Email Board Representation
Maggie Panther Children’s Developmental Services Agency of WNC, Director Email RAPC Board Chair
Harry Baughn Town of Hayesville, Mayor Email RAPC Board Vice Chair
Deanna Lyles Haywood Co Public Library Canton Branch, Children’s Librarian Email RAPC Board Sec/Treasurer

Name Agency Email Board Representation
Jeff Cloer Wayah Insurance Group, President Email Business/Community
Dr. Kimberly Elliott Jackson County Schools Superintendent Email Government
Shelly Foreman VAYA Health,Community Relations Regional Director Email Services
Sheila Hoyle Southwestern Child Development Commission, Executive Director Email Services
Karen Kephart Entegra Bank, First Vice President Branch Manager Email Business/Community
Lester Laminack Business/Community
Jerry McKinney Retired, Educator Email Business/Community
Jerry Ollis Entegra Bank Sylva Branch Manager Email Business/Community
Gary Shields Macon County, Commissioner Email Government
Michele D. Smith Smith & Morgan Law, PA Email Business/Community
Sheila Sutton Swain County Department of Social Services, Director Email Government
Donna Tipton-Rogers Tri-County Community College, President Email Government
Brett Woods Southwestern Community College Foundation, Director Email Business/Community