Garinger High School, Charlotte North Carolina

Board of Directors


The Garinger Education Foundation Board of Directors is an all volunteer board comprised of Garinger alumni, Garinger faculty, and community friends. Board members should share a passion for the GEF’s mission and be willing to contribute their gifts, time, and talents. Board meetings are held quarterly on the Garinger campus. The majority of the work is completed in committees, which meet at the discretion of the committee chairs. New members are added in November.

Experience in the following areas is most helpful: financial/accounting, marketing, development/fundraising, web page development/management, social media, education, scholarship administration, strategic planning, organizational skills, event planning.

Complete the Candidate Form and send to .

You may download our Bylaws from this link: GEF – Bylaws-Rev 05 11-10-18

2024 Board of Directors:

 Taylor Akindele
Senior Manager, Grant Thornton, LLP

Felicia Bittle
Garinger Class of 1993

Kent Estep
GEF Board Assistant Treasurer

Lynna Estep
GEF Board Secretary

Robert Freeman

Brian Fulbright
Garinger Class of 1981
GEF Board President

Cathy (Eddy) Fulbright
Garinger Class of 1981
Chair, Development and Marketing Committee

Margaret R. Genkins
Chair, Scholarship Committee

Christopher Hill
Events Coordinator

Preston Hill
Garinger Class of 1975

LeDuan Pratt
Principal, Garinger High School

Eric Summerour
Garinger Class of 2004
Career Development Coordinator Lead, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Nzingha M. Williams
Emerging Talent Program Manager, Wells Fargo