CWFNC Executive Director Hope Taylor

Hope Taylor

After a 25 year research career in physical biochemistry at National Institutes of Health and Duke University, Hope completed an MSPH degree at UNC School of Public Health, then began providing technical assistance to communities at Superfund sites…

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CWFNC NE Organizer Belinda Joyner

Belinda Joyner

Joyner grew up in Northampton County and has worked as a teacher’s assistant specializing in reading skills. She has been involved in numerous local environmental struggles…

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Amanda Strawderman

Amanda’s roots are firmly set in the Appalachian Mountains through her heritage and love of the land and people. She became involved in environmental advocacy…

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Rachel Velez

Rachel has spent most of her adult life living abroad and working on various public health projects, specifically focused on water and sanitation access and affordability. After graduging with her master’s degree in Sustainable Development Practice from the University of Florida, she moved to the Research Triangle to become more involved in domestic environmental health […]

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Board of Directors

Nydia Morales
Matthews, NC
Chair

Anita Simha
Cary, NC
Vice Chair

Nathanette Mayo
Shiloh, NC

Marshall Tyler
Oriental, NC
Treasurer

Beth Jezek
Asheville, NC
Secretary

CWFNC Board of Directors

Back row: Staff: Hope Taylor, Katie Hicks, Xavier Boatright. Board members: Nathanette Mayo, Marshall Tyler, Andrea Emanuel, Robert Hamilton, Steve Gurley. Front row: Nydia Morales, Tina Motley-Pearson.