Garinger High School, Charlotte North Carolina

Board of Directors

Instillation of 2020 GEF Officers

The Foundation has a Board of 16 members, some are alumni and some are not. The most essential characteristic is that each person has demonstrated an interest in helping high poverty students, in volunteering time and making financial contributions. There are quarterly Board meetings held virtually through Zoom. The majority of the work is completed in committees, which can meet at the discretion of the members. New members are added in November.

Experience in the following areas is most helpful: community/charity work; teaching or mentoring, serving on a non-profit organization board, marketing expertise, financial skills, computer expertise, fund-raising, technology, communication, event planning, administration, strategy development, financial, business/professional experience.

Complete the Candidate Form and send to .

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

2021 Board of Directors:

Denver Andrews
Garinger Class of 1967
GEF Board Assistant Secretary

Sharon Bracey
Principal, Garinger High School

Jack Brayboy
Garinger Class of 1976
GEF Board Chairperson

John M. Craig
Garinger Class of 1963

Kent Estep
GEF Board Treasurer

Lynna Estep
GEF Board Secretary

John Farrell
Chair, Scholarship Committee

Brian Fulbright
Garinger Class of 1981
GEF Board President and Assistant Treasurer

Cathy (Eddy) Fulbright
Garinger Class of 1981

Barbara Gaddy
Garinger Class of 1966
Chair, Development and Marketing Committee

Margaret R. Genkins
GEF Board Vice President

Carol Glasshoff
Chair, Events Committee

Ruth Hedgpeth
Garinger Class of 1967

Karen James
Assistant Principal, Garinger High School

Eric Summerour

Nzingha M. Williams