BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Rowan County Literacy Council is grateful to the volunteers who serve on our Board of Directors. We appreciate the time and talent that they give to the literacy cause:
2023 Board of Directors, updates below:
Don Doering - President
Don had a 40 year career in health care ranging from nursing assistant, to registered nurse, and finally Director of Nursing. He has been a tutor since 2013 and a member of the board since 2018. Don is passionate about reading and enjoys working with ESL students. Don works with up to five students at a time; two of his current students have recently become citizens and another has enrolled in community college.
Nan Lund - Vice-President
Nan is a retired college professor with a PhD in Speech-Language Pathology. She has been a tutor since 2002, during which time she has worked with both adult students and youth literacy programs.
Carol Lewis - Treasurer
Carol Lewis joined the RCLC board in the role of treasurer in 2023. Carol is the office manger and customer relationship manager for the Rowan Chamber of Commerce. She has experience working with the city of Salisbury and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. She has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of science in management degree from National-Louis University in Chicago.
Macon Stewart - Secretary
Macon has a Master's degree in social work and serves as the Deputy Director for Multi-System Operations for the Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice Reform. Macon serves as part of the Justice Consortium for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Locally, she is a member of the Salisbury NAACP and formerly served as co-chair for the Rowan County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council.
Davian Ellison holds a Master's degree in education and has been the Principal at Southeast Middle School since 2021. Prior to moving to Rowan County, Davian lived in Scotland County where she served on the Laurinburg City Council, Scotland County Junior Service League, and Southeastern Community and Family Services Board of Directors. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She joined the RCLC Board of Directors in 2019.
Alissa Redmond is the owner of South Main Book Company. She previously served in the U.S. Department of State and the City of New Orleans' Mayor's Office for Health and Policy. She joined the RCLC board in 2023.
Scott joined the Board of the Rowan County Literacy Council in 2017. He is a retired educator and coach and is a former Salisbury City Council Member.
Ana is a past student and a current tutor. She is originally from Honduras, where she earned her degree in psychology.
Daniel Wallace is a Salisbury native and an attorney at Wallace and Graham. He earned his undergraduate degree from NC State University and his juris doctorate from the Charlotte School of Law. Daniel joined the RCLC board in 2023.
Allison Doby grew up in Salisbury, graduating from East Rowan High School in 2002. After earning her bachelor's degree from UNC Greensboro and master's degree from UNC Charlotte, Allison served as a school counselor at West Rowan and Salisbury high schools. She currently serves as the Director of Admission at Salisbury Academy. Allison enjoys hiking and spending time with her husband, Mark, and two children, Cate and Myers.