SANFORD - Central Carolina Community College has announced the election of eight new members to the college's Foundation board. Each is a community leader with a profound interest in the mission to expand the Foundation endowment and increase funding for student scholarships.
The new members include Parrish Hayes Daughtry, Chris Ehrenfeld, Tony Lett, Tim McNeill, Lee Tart Malone, Donnie Oldham, Norman Charles "Chas" Post III, and Priscilla Webb.
Dunn attorney Parrish Hayes Daughtry is a partner in the law firm of Hayes, Williams, Turner & Daughtry. Daughtry specializes in traffic, criminal, juvenile and family law, as well as wills and estates. A Morehead Scholar, Daughtry received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctorate from Campbell University School of Law. She is a member of the Harnett County Business Education Partnership, where she serves as scholarship chairperson and business vice president, the Dunn Junior Woman's Club, the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, and other civic organizations. She also serves as a tutor for Harnett Primary School.
Chris Ehrenfeld is a real estate entrepreneur from Chatham County. His interests include real estate development, general contracting, mortgage brokerage, and general real estate brokerage. Ehrenfeld moved to Chatham County in 1999 and currently owns a number of businesses and properties throughout the county, including Domicile Realty and Governors Club Realty, and construction companies Build EX and Bold Development Group.
Tony Lett, who has served on the CCCC Board of Trustees, has served as president of Lee Builder Mart in Sanford since 1976. He attended Sandhills Community College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lett is active in many Lee County civic organizations, including the San-Lee Rotary Club.
Former Harnett County Commissioner Tim McNeill has served on the Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees, and was instrumental in the development and completion of the Harnett Health Sciences Center and the West Harnett Center. He is an active member of several civic organizations, including the Johnsonville Ruritan Club.
Harnett County attorney Lee Tart Malone is a partner in Tart Law Group, P.A., a family owned law firm in Dunn. Malone and her father, Attorney Joe Tart, specialize in commercial and residential real estate, wills and estates, labor law, corporate law, and civil litigation. Malone earned a degree in Business Administration and a Juris Doctor from Campbell University. She has served on the Board of Directors for Hospice of Harnett County and currently serves on the advisory board for the recently merged Hospices of Harnett and Wake, now renamed Transitions LifeCare. She is active in local public schools, having served as PTO officer or volunteer at each level from primary school through high school, as well as various other civic and professional organizations.
Donnie Oldham, president of Sanford Contractors Inc., has served as chairman of the Carolinas Associated General Contractors (AGC) organization and is currently a member of the Carolinas AGC/NCDOT Joint Committee. Oldham also serves on the advisory board for the Boys and Girls Club. His current professional affiliations include the executive board of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, the local advisory board for First Bank, chairman of the Lee County Economic Development Committee, member of the Lee County Education Foundation Committee, member of the Sanford-Lee County Airport Authority, and member of the board of directors of NC811.
Norman Charles "Chas" Post III is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and received his Juris Doctor from the Charlotte School of Law in 2009 after serving as a charter member of the inaugural law school class. He is a partner in the law firm of Doster, Post, Silverman, Foushee, Post & Patton, P.A. in Sanford. In addition to his full-time job as an attorney, Post is a member of the Sanford City Council. He is the current president of the Lee County Bar Association, member of the Legal Aid of N.C. Local Advisory Board, member of the "Major Gifts" team of the Lee County YMCA "We Build People" Campaign, member of the Sanford ABC Board and a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church.
Priscilla Webb is the Distribution Center manager for food retailer Delhaize America. She brings over 20 years experience in retail management to her position at Delhaize. Webb earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Fayetteville State University.
"This strong slate of new board members will represent us out in the community and spread goodwill," said CCCC Foundation Executive Director Emily Hare. "They will tell our story and forge viable relationships between the college and the region we serve."
Organized in 1988 to ensure that CCCC would continue to excel and build on its history of innovative curriculum development and community service, the CCCC Foundation is a separate, nonprofit organization that receives, holds, and disperses funds for the benefit of CCCC. It has a total endowment of $3 million and dispersed approximately $170,000 in scholarship funds during the 2013-2014 academic year. The CCCC Foundation also supports the strategic plans of the college by providing additional resources to advance its academic mission. Through services and events, the Foundation enhances the college's image within the community, broadens its base of support, and provides it with a measure of excellence through the support of various educational and student service program offerings.
For more information regarding the CCCC Foundation, contact Emily Hare, 919-718-7230 or e-mail her at email@example.com. To apply for a scholarship, contact the CCCC Financial Aid Office, 919-718-7229.