Katherine (Kakie) Brooks grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota, then moved to the East Coast for college and graduate school. She attended Smith College (1981, B.A. in English), then taught high school English in the Boston area for 5… Read More
Warren holds a B.A. in political science from Davidson College in North Carolina and an MPhil in political studies (transitional justice) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, where he served as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Fellow. He… Read More
Carolyn Burnett is a Senior Business Banking Relationship Manager and Vice President at Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Carolyn was a Commercial Relationship Manager for a regional community bank. Carolyn graduated from James Madison University, earning a… Read More
Lee Catlin served as an employee of Albemarle County for 25 years. Lee came to Charlottesville to study at the University of Virginia and obtained degrees in English and Speech Communications in 1979. She returned to Charlottesville in 1984… Read More
Trish Cluff is the Chief of Strategic Relations and Marketing for the University of Virginia Health System. The Health System includes the University of Virginia Medical Center, UVA Children’s Hospital, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and… Read More
Selena is a facilitator and trainer who works at the University of Virginia and as an independent consultant focusing on strategic planning, team building, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Prior to focusing her career on facilitation and training,… Read More
Susan is the Chief People Officer at Silverchair Information Systems. As the Chief People Officer, Susan is responsible for supporting and enabling Silverchair to attract, retain, and develop top talent throughout the organization.
Susan has had a passion for helping… Read More
Dana Harris is a seasoned nonprofit executive and director, with more than twenty years experience. Areas of focus include governance, advancement, publicity, donor relations, event management, board development and grant writing. In the past, Ms. Harris has worked as… Read More
Molly works in the development office at Peabody School, supporting their capital campaign and other projects. Prior to her current position, Molly worked at a grant-making foundation in the DC area, overseeing a team focused on project management, grant… Read More
Rahul is a long-time Charlottesville resident and has his own law practice, Shuru Law, serving start-ups and non-profits in Virginia and Washington DC. Prior to this, Rahul worked for more than fifteen years at CFA Institute, including two years… Read More
Michael McKee brings 30 years of experience in nonprofits to his role as CEO of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. He joined the organization in 2009 to lead development and planning, and was named CEO in 2013.
Previously, he… Read More
Sarah holds an undergraduate degree in English and Art History from the University of North Carolina, as well an MA (ABD) in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the Director of Campaign Initiatives in… Read More
Justin Reid is the Director of African American Programs at Virginia Humanities. Justin is a cultural preservationist and civil rights public historian, and at his position at the Virginia Humanities, he facilitates cultural heritage initiatives across the state. At Virginia Humanities,… Read More
Tim Rose is Chief Executive Officer of the University of Virginia Foundation, steward for approximately 5,200 acres for the University of Virginia, including the Boar’s Head Inn and Birdwood Golf Course, Morven Farms, and the Historic Renovation Corporation. In… Read More
Stephanie is a Charlottesville native and graduate of UVa’s McIntire School of Commerce. After “retiring” from a 20+ year career in commercial banking, she now owns and operates, along with her husband, Charlottesville Skin and Laser Center. Stephanie currently… Read More
*Board Academy Fellows
CNE Board Fellows are recent graduates of CNE’s Board Academy who serve one-year, non-voting terms on CNE’s Board of Directors. The Fellows programs gives new Academy graduates the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have gained from the Academy, and inspire CNE’s board with a fresh perspective on the organization and its governance.