2023 State Advisory Committee

The SECC State Chair is appointed by the Governor to lead and direct the annual campaign with active input and involvement of the SECC Advisory Committee. This committee sets the campaign’s strategic direction.

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Jonathan Kappler, Chief of Staff, Health & Human Services
Betty Marrow-Taylor, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer for Commerce.

Committee Members

Donya Strong - Legal Counsel - Administration

Kathy Bryant - The UNC System

Mark Edwards - Administration

Ayesha Elam - Transportation

LaToya Gardner - Revenue

Bridgett Herring Williams - NC A&T State University

Douglas Holbrook - Adult Correction

Kelli Holloway - State Employees' Credit Union

Sherene Jenkins - UNC Chapel Hill

Sherri MacCheyne - UNC Greensboro

Staci Meyer - Natural & Cultural Resources

Kimrey Miko - East Carolina University

Latha Pamarthi - Judicial Branch NC AOC

Jacki Russell - Health & Human Services

Michael Silver - Judicial Branch

Srinivas Sunkara - Information Technology

Leslie Winbush - Winston-Salem State University