The Executive Board is pleased to announce Sara Sampson as our new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2021. Click here for more details on this announcement.

Meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Click here for the 2020-2021 meeting schedule of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. 

A limited number of seats will be available at the CYP Center for meetings. Attend remotely by clicking on the link below:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 252 441 0614

You can also dial in using your phone: (646) 558-8656     Meeting ID: 252 441 0614

2020-2021 Board of Directors


  • Michelle Lewis
    Life Around the Table/Peace Garden
  • Jonathan Wark
    Dare County Library


  • Anna McGinnis


  • Kathy Spencer
  • Radasha Gregory
    Assistant Secretary
  • Sheena Fuller
    Assistant Secretary

Immediate Past Chair

  • Beth Storie
    Outer Banks This Week


  • April Bodiford
    Dare County Parks & Rec - Fessenden
  • Danny Couch
    Dare County Board of Commissioners
  • Cynthia Crabtree
    Dare County Health & Human Services
  • Sheila Davies
    Dare County Department of Health & Human Services
  • Todd Heinecke
    Outer Banks YMCA
  • Lucille Lamberto
  • Marizol Muniz
    Outer Banks Hotline
  • Carolyn Norman-Holadia
    Dare County Youth Center
  • Jennifer Schwartzenberg
    The Outer Banks Hospital

25th Anniversary Celebration, September 24, 2019

Children & Youth Partnership Board of Directors and Staff



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


Sara Sampson
Executive Director


Julie Stewart
Administrative/Program Assistant



Carla Heppert
Education & Outreach Coordinator

Jennifer Bradshaw Garrett
Early Childhood Specialist (QEL)



Angela Owens
Financial Coordinator


Family Support Manager


Kathy Waxman
Parent Educator (Parents as Teachers)


Bonnie Brumbeloe
Early Care & Education Coordinator