Meet our Board

Community Action's fifteen-member Board of Directors has a tripartite structure, which is a requirement for all Community Action Agencies nationwide.

One third of the members of the board are elected public officials currently holding office or their representative, at least one third are elected to represent  low-income individuals and families in the communities served, and the remainder shall be a representative from the private sector, which includes representatives of business, industry, labor, and other major groups and interests in the community.

Name Email Term
Community Representative    
Mr. Jerol Bryant, Secretary jeroljean509@embargmail.com 6/30/18-6/30/21
 Ms. Ruzalia Davis - Treasurer  cwspamlico@coastalwomensshelter.net 6/30/17-6/30/20 
 Rev. Charles Dudley, Chair pastordudley@yahoo.com  6/30/18-6/30/21
 Ms. June Vann junevann19@yahoo.com 6/30/20-6/30/23 
Ms. Ann Savage  annbsavage@yahoo.com 6/30/16-6/30/19
Mr. Julian Tripp julian.tripp@efirstflight.com 6/30/20-6/30/23
Ms.Cynthia Springston havelockprc@gmail.com 6/30/20-6/30/23
Low Income     
 Mr. Bernard White kason6@outlook.com 6/30/16-6/30/19
 Mr. Bobby Lowery secondblessings@earthlink.net 6/30/16-6/30/19
 Ms. Gwendolyn DeKoning gdekoning36@gmail.com 6/30/18-6/30/21
Ms. Toni Fleming  tonim8787@gmail.com   10/30/19-9/30/20
 Ms. LaQuitta Williams quittalmw@gmail.com 6/30/18-6/30/21
 Elected Officials    
 Mr. Theron McCabe crystal1001@centurylink.net 6/30/18-6/30/21
 Ms. Peggie Garner, Vice Chair peggie_garner@ncsu.edu  6/30/18-6/30/21
Mr. James Harper harper@ec.rr.com 6/30/20-6/30/23 
Ms. Terri Sharp rtsharp@embarqmail.com 6/30/17-6/30/20
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A common thread through all of our services, be they Family Services, Senior Services, or Housing Services, is that we help change lives by providing needed resources and support. Coastal Community Action, Inc. provides needed services to thousands of residents in our region annually.