Board of Directors

Wendy Cato (Board Chair)
Retired Managing Director, BCUW

112 N Anderson Street
Morganton, NC 28655
Email: wendeline50@hotmail.com

Kathy S. Smith (Vice Chair)
Executive Director
Burke County Smart Start, Inc.

304 W Union Street
Morganton, NC 28655
Email: ksmithbcss@att.net
828-439-2326

Martin Sohovich (Treasurer/Secretary)
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
305 East Union Street Suite A-125
Morganton, NC 28655
Email: martin.sohovich@edwardjones.com
828-438-4794

Jared Amos (At-Large)
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 2207
Morganton, NC 28680
Email: jared@morgantonlaw.com
828-433-6700

Mandy White
Director Early Childhood Education Program
Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute

2855 Hickory Blvd
Hudson, NC 28638
Email: mwhite@cccti.edu
828-726-2604

Meghan Welty
Instructor Burke County Schools
733 North Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601
Email: meghanwelty@burke.k12.nc.us
828-433-5825

Joanne Blough
Retired Occupational Therapist
4735 East Shores Drive
Morganton, NC 28655
Email: joanneestock@gmail.com
828-448-2727

Mark Poteat
Visual Arts Coordinator
Western Piedmont Community College

103 Harris Drive
Morganton, NC 28655
Email: mpoteat@wpcc.edu
828-403-7105