Meet the Trustees

Following the listing of each trustee’s term of office, the initial G (Governor of North Carolina), C (Wake County Commissioners), or E (Wake County Board of Education) designates the source of appointment.

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Ms. Jamie M. Thomas

Research Triangle Park, NC

Chair

IBM

General Manager, Strategy & Development

Term ends 2022 (E)

Kellie Falk
Mrs. Kellie J. Falk

Raleigh, NC

Vice Chair

Drucker & Falk, LLC

Partner and Managing Director

Term ends 2021 (G)

Ms. Linda D. Coleman
Ms. Linda D. Coleman

Knightdale, NC

Term ends 2021 (E)

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Mr. Walter C. Davenport

Raleigh, NC

CPA

Term ends 2024 (C)

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Ms. Esther H. Delaney

Raleigh, NC

MetLife

Assistant Vice President

Term ends 2023 (C)

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Mrs. Cheetie Kumar

Raleigh, NC

Garland

Chef/Owner

Term ends 2024 (G)

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Jeanene R. Martin

Raleigh, NC

WakeMed Health and Hospitals

Senior Vice President/HR & Chief People Officer

Term ends 2024 (E)

Mrs. Sheila H. Ogle
Mrs. Sheila H. Ogle

Cary, NC

The Matthews House

Term ends 2023 (E)

Mr. Edward D. Paradise
Mr. Edward D. Paradise

Research Triangle Park, NC

Cisco

Vice President, Government Solutions Group

Term ends 2022 (G)

Mr. J. Anthony "Andy" Penry
Mr. J. Anthony "Andy" Penry

Raleigh, NC

Penry Riemann, PLLC - Lawyer

Term ends 2023 (G)

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Mr. Juan Torres

Cary, NC

Biogen

Chief Quality Officer

Term ends 2024 (C)

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Dr. Saundra Williams

Raleigh, NC

WMS Corporation

Chief Executive Officer

Term ends 2022 (C)

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Dr. Scott Ralls

Raleigh, NC

Secretary to the Board

Wake Technical Community College

President

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Mr. Ruben Arrieta Mendoza

Raleigh, NC

Wake Technical Community College

SGA President-2020-2021