The Blue Ridge Literacy Council 2018- 2021 Strategic Plan was approved on July 23, 2018 by its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is recognized for their hard work during this process.

Officers:
Melinda Whitmire, Board President
Keith Johnson, Vice President
Vincent Pizzo, Treasurer
Nancy Keswani, Secretary

Directors:
Octavia Dunbar
Jill Hart
Betsy Kelsey
Peg Price
Donnie Parks
Tim Putnam
Diane Skillman
Sharon Tirrell
Autumn Weil, Ex-Officio

The following past Board members, volunteers, and staff are also recognized for their involvement in this important process:

2017-2018 Board Members:
Connie Backlund
Rickey Parker, Immediate Past-President
Barbara Wilcox

Volunteers:
Sheila Grapes
Dawn Keller
Kathryn Rogers

Staff:
Autumn Weil, Executive Director
Jan Lanier, Lead Program Coordinator
Amber Hollinger, Adult Basic Education Coordinator
Sarah Staggs, Part-time Administrative Assistant
Kyra Kinnaman, AmeriCorps Member

Lastly, we could not have completed this thorough multi-year planning process without the consulting and financial support of WNC Nonprofit Pathways and the Community Foundation of WNC.