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 the First Congressional District in North Carolina from 1992 to 2003. She served in various positions of leadership including: President [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:43-05:00December 18th, 2014|Board Member, E-News|

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 1975, The Irregardless Café was Raleigh's first vegetarian restaurant. The restaurant now serves vegetarians, vegans, and carnivores alike. Anya has [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:00-05:00September 21st, 2014|Board Member, E-News|

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 written for Saveur, Domino, Fine Cooking, and The News & Observer. Reusing's first book, Cooking in the Moment: A [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:17-05:00October 1st, 2013|Board Member, E-News|

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. Within that role she has also shaped the company's corporate responsibility initiatives including support of family farms and local economies, [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:31-05:00June 25th, 2013|Board Member, E-News|

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 in 1989, which means that for the past 24 years he has been trying to explain how one can make [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:44-05:00February 25th, 2013|Board Member, E-News|

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 of Advisors in 2011. Dr. Wirzba grew up farming a mixed hay and grain operation in southern Alberta. He says, [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:59-05:00November 9th, 2012|Board Member, E-News|

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. and M.S. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from North Carolina State University. Jennifer oversees the Foundation's investments as they [...]

2016-11-26T09:33:12-05:00August 14th, 2012|Board Member, E-News|