Board of Trustees 2023-2024

MemberOccupationAppointed ByTerm Expires
Theresa Banks, ChairRetired EducatorThe Governor, I2027
Joe BarwickRetired Community College PresidentBuncombe County Commissioners2026
Joe BrumitCEO, Brumit Restaurant GroupThe Governor2024
Michael GarrisonMadison County CommissionerMadison County Commissioners2025
Tommy Justus, DMinPastor of Mars Hill Baptist ChurchMadison County Board of Education2025
Himanshu KarvirPresident and CEO of Virtelle HospitalityBuncombe County Commissioners2025
Matt Kern, Immediate Past ChairOwner, M.C. Kern ContractingBuncombe County Commissioners2027
David KingRetired Manufacturing and BusinessThe Governor2025
Libby KylesEducator/FacilitatorThe Governor2026
Judy LewisRetired EducatorBuncombe County Board of Education2024
Roger MetcalfRetired EducatorBuncombe County Board of Education2026
John Parham Jr., MDPhysician, Charles George VA HospitalAsheville City Board of Education2025
Frances RamseyRetired Madison County SchoolsMadison County Commissioners2024
Roger ReidAssociation Teen Director, YMCA WNCAsheville City Board of Education2027
Jason Walls, Vice ChairDistrict Manager, Duke EnergyBuncombe County Commissioners2026
Mariana FloresSGA PresidentStudent Government Association2024