Board of Directors

The Orange County Partnership for Young Children is governed by a Board of Directors representing parents, public agencies, private businesses, communities of faith, child care centers, educational institutions, civic organizations, and concerned citizens. Former and current board members, along with community members, serve on the Partnership’s many committees and task forces.

Executive Committee

  • Matt Hughes President
  • Christopher Brook Vice President
  • Quintana Stewart Treasurer
  • Sandra McKee Secretary
  • Braxton Foushee Temporary Past Officer

Complete Board List

  • Christopher Brook Patterson Harkavy LLC
  • Sharon Brown NC DHHS
  • Mia Burroughs Ipas
  • Oscar Fleming UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Braxton Foushee NAACP
  • Matt Hughes Hillsborough Board of Commissioners
  • Sandra McKee Community Representative
  • Anna Mercer-McClean Community School for People Under Six
  • Anna Richards Orange County Board of Commissioners
  • Quintana Stewart Orange County Health Department
  • Sharon Ringwalt Community Representative
  • Jeanne Wakefield Chapel Hill Cooperative Pre-School
  • Claudia Yerena Family Success Alliance
For a calendar of board meetings, please see:
For comments and questions please email:

*If you have comments for an individual board member please include their name in the subject of the email.