CEFS Board of Advisors

The CEFS Board of Advisors. Seated L-R: Jennifer Zuckerman, Cheryl Queen, Rob Webb. Middle Row L-R: Maggie Hamm, Anya Gordon, Sue Perry Cole, Richard Hibbits. Back Row L-R: Warren Miller, Paul Cunningham, Michael Tiemann, Thom Duncan, John Kinsella. Missing from photo: Eva Clayton, Alex Hitt, Betsy Hitt, Reginald Love, Andrea Reusing, Dr. Norman Wirzba, Larry Wooten

Board of Advisors

Cheryl Queen, Chair
Vice President, Corporate Communication, Compass Group North America
Charlotte, NC

The Honorable Eva Clayton
Eva Clayton Associates
Raleigh, NC

Sue Perry Cole
President, Chief Executive Officer, North Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations
Raleigh, NC

Paul R. G. Cunningham, MD, FACS
Dean & Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Thom Duncan

Manufacturer, Southern Precision Spring; Board Member, Slow Food USA
Charlotte, NC

Anya Gordon
Co-Owner, Irregardless Cafe & Catering
Raleigh, NC

Maggie Hamm
Vice President of Marketing, Carolina Farm Credit
Statesville, NC

Richard Hibbits
Broker, NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc.
Raleigh, NC

Alex Hitt
Owner & Operator, Peregrine Farm
Graham, NC

Betsy Hitt
Owner & Operator, Peregrine Farm
Graham, NC

John Kinsella
Customer Experience Design Consultant
Huntersville, NC

Reginald Love
Vice President, Transatlantic
Washington, DC

Warren Miller
President, Fountainworks
Raleigh, NC

Andrea Reusing
Owner & Chef, Lantern Restaurant
Chapel Hill, NC

Debbie Roos (Ex-officio)
Agricultural Extension Agent, Chatham County Cooperative Extension Service
Pittsboro, NC

Michael Tiemann
Vice President for Open Source Affairs, Red Hat
Raleigh, NC

Robb Webb
Director, Rural Church Program Area, The Duke Endowment
Charlotte, NC

Dr. Norman Wirzba
Research Professor of Theology, Ecology & Rural Life, Duke Divinity School
Durham, NC

Larry Wooten
President, North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation
Raleigh, NC

Jennifer Zuckerman
Senior Program Officer, Healthy Active Communities, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Durham, NC

Board Member News and Features

Board Member Spotlight: The Honorable Eva Clayton

Eva Clayton Eva Clayton made history in November 1992 when she became the first woman elected to Congress from the State of North Carolina, and the first African American since 1901. Congresswoman Clayton represented [...]

Board Member Spotlight: Anya Gordon

Arthur and Anya Gordon at the Farm to Fork Picnic Anya Gordon, co-owner of Raleigh's Irregardless Café and Catering with her husband Arthur Gordon, has been on the CEFS board since 2010. Opened in [...]

Board Member Spotlight: Andrea Reusing

Andrea Reusing, chef-owner of acclaimed Chapel Hill restaurant Lantern, has been on the CEFS Board of Advisors since 2006. Reusing is the 2011 winner of the James Beard award for Best Chef: Southeast. She has [...]

Board Member Spotlight: Cheryl Queen

Cheryl Queen Cheryl Queen, Chair of the CEFS Board of Advisors, leads communication and corporate affairs for Compass Group USA, the leading contract food and support services company with annual revenue of $12 billion. [...]

Board Member Spotlight: Michael Tiemann

Mr. Michael Tiemann, Vice President of Open Source Affairs at Red Hat, is a founding member of the CEFS Board of Advisors. Michael Tiemann Mr. Tiemann founded the world's first open source software company [...]

New Board Member Spotlight: Dr. Norman Wirzba

Dr. Norman Wirzba, a Research Professor of Theology, Ecology, and Rural Life at Duke University Divinity School and a Research Professor at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, joined the CEFS Board [...]

Welcome to Jennifer MacDougall, CEFS’ Newest Board Member

CEFS is happy to welcome Jennifer MacDougall, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation's Healthy Active Communities Program Manager, to its Board of Directors. Jennifer is from Cary NC and received both her B.S. [...]