Get To Know Our Board

The Board is made up of leaders that represent NCNG's diverse membership. These committed professionals help guide NCNG's programming, services and benefits, and provide leadership for the state's philanthropic sector.

Board of Directors

Board Chair

Mary Gallivan, Foundation For The Carolinas

Board Vice-Chair

Tina Markanda, Foundation for a Healthy High Point

Board Secretary-Treasurer

Philip Belcher, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina 


Philip Belcher (Asheville)
Vice President, Programs, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Russ Campbell (RTP)
Senior Communications Officer, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Laura Gerald (Winston-Salem)
President, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Mary Gallivan (Charlotte)
Director of Centers for Giving, Foundation For The Carolinas

James Gore (Winston-Salem)
Program Officer, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Tina Markanda (High Point)
Executive Director, Foundation for a Healthy High Point

Easter Maynard (Raleigh)
Executive Director, ChildTrust Foundation

Mindy Oakley (Greensboro)
Executive Director, Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation

Lori O'Keefe (Durham)
President & CEO, Triangle Community Foundation

Susan Shumaker (Greensboro)
President, Cone Health Foundation

Venetia Skahen (Concord)
Executive Director, The Cannon Foundation, Inc.

Karl Stauber (Danville, Virginia)
President & CEO, Danville Regional Foundation

Scott Wierman  (Winston-Salem)
President, The Winston-Salem Foundation

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