SAFEchild Board

FY 2024 SAFEchild Board of Directors


Heather Ashe, President

Managing Partner/Attorney, Underwood & Roberts PLLC

Anne Sena, President-Elect

Director of Technology, St. David’s School

Chuck Burnside, Treasurer

Vice President Corporate Finance, Wolfspeed

Hope Carmichael, Secretary

Partner/Attorney, Jordan Price Wall Gray Jones & Carlton PLLC

Marie Ambroise Thigpen, MD

Medical Director of Neonatology, UNC Rex Healthcare

Amber Barnes, PhD

Executive Director Head of Global Medical Writing Data Disclosure & Transparency, UCB

Jennifer Bordeaux

Director of Public Relations, New Direction Family Law

Kristen Brown Smalley

Chief Development Officer, Children’s Home Society of North Carolina

Marisa Bryant

Director Strategic Partnerships, Public School Forum of North Carolina

Christina Coffey

Vice President, Lee & Associates

Mayor Jacques Gilbert

Apex, NC

Jennifer Gottsegen

Assistant General Counsel, GSK

Beverly Huang, MD

Physician/Practice Medical Director, Duke Urgent Care

Ron Kopplin

President East Division, Martin Marietta

Lisa Lowe-Hall

President & Chief Executive Officer, Triangle Family Services

Eric Mansfield, MD

Physician, Cape Fear Otolaryngology

Susan McKeown

Owner, Essential Learning

Mary Paige Phillips

Community Volunteer

Rebecca Pickens

National Sales Manager and Author

Suzanne Plunket

Partner/Attorney, Underwood & Roberts PLLC

Will Roberts

Customer Success Manager, Net Friends

Katie Schottmiller

Director North American Independent Business Monitoring, GSK

Ken Smith

Anchor/Reporter, WRAL

James Voltz

Co-owner, The Raleigh Wine Shop

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

General Counsel, North Carolina Department of Commerce