Meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Click here for the 2022-2023 meeting schedule of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

2022-2023 Board of Directors


  • Sheena Fuller
    Dare County Schools, Psychologist
  • Jennifer Schwartzenberg
    The Outer Banks Hospital


  • Kenny Marshall
    First Bank


  • Michelle Lewis
    Peace Garden Project
  • Michelle Portoukalian
    College of the Albemarle, Dare County Campus
  • Jamie Koch
    Outer Banks Family YMCA

Immediate Past Chair

  • Jonathan Wark
    Dare County Library


  • Sheila Davies
    Dare County Department of Health & Human Services
  • Latoya Gamboa
    Outer Banks Women's Care
  • Ashley Jackson
    Dare County Schools, Social Worker
  • Melinda Mogowski
    OBX Therapy
  • Jennifer Noell
    Parent/NC Pre-K Teachers' Assistant
  • Carolyn Norman
    Dare County Youth Center
  • Kathy Spencer
    Child Care Services, Retired
  • Nandy Stuart
    Outer Banks Community Foundation
  • Jim Tobin
    Dare County Board of Commissioners
  • John Windley
    Town of Kill Devil Hills Commissioner
  • Tess Judge
    Director Emeritus
  • Tim White
    Director Emeritus



Email a staff member by clicking the name below. General inquiries may be sent to


Sara Sampson
Executive Director


Kaylee Askew
Administrative/Program Assistant


Carla Heppert
Education & Program Evaluation Manager

Jennifer Bradshaw Garrett
Early Childhood Specialist (QEL)


Angela Owens
Financial Coordinator


Molly McGinnis
Family Support Services Coordinator


Leslie Jennings
Parent Educator (Parents as Teachers)


Bonnie Brumbeloe
Early Care & Education Manager