Board of Directors

Leaders, parents, and professionals of Rowan County dedicated to ending child abuse.


Dr. Julie Chamberlain

Professor, Music; Catawba College


Carol Ann Houpe

Director of Student Services, Rowan-Salisbury School System


Dr. Maria Vandergriff-Avery

Professor, Sociology; Director, Honors College; Catawba College


Kevin Auten

Sheriff, Rowan County

Brandy Cook

District Attorney, Rowan County

Beverly Fowler

Head of School, Salisbury Academy

Matt Marsh

Owner, Forum Fitness Center

Valerie Rakes

Chair of Nursing, Catawba College

Dr. Ozzie Reynolds

Opthalmologist, Retired

Melissa Shue

Former PCAR Outreach Coordinator

Tracy Sloop

Security Officer, F&M Bank

Brian Stallings

Deputy Police Chief, Salisbury Police Department

Melonie Thompson

Operations Division Captain, Salisbury Police Department