Smart Start of Partnership for Children is governed by an active Board of Directors representing parents, health care, public agencies, private businesses, communities of faith, child care centers, educational institutions, civic organizations and concerned citizens. Board Members are volunteers who contribute their expertise, professional resources and time to building a stronger future for Henderson County.

2017-2018 Board of Directors


Chair – Jon Wood, First Citizens Bank
Vice Chair – Stacy Taylor, Henderson County Department of Public Health
Treasurer – Becky Poplin, Community Member
Secretary – Jonathan Temple, Hubbell Commercial & Industrial

Board Members

Andi Craven, Safelight
Kathy Kirchoefer, Henderson County Public Library
Susan Lee, His Kids Child Care Center
Shannon Marlowe, Henderson County Public Schools
Tiffany Maybin, Mission Hospital
Liz Passerotti, Bank of North Carolina
Rebecca Poplin, Community Member
Rebecca Reid, Community Member
Stacy Taylor, Henderson County Department of Public Health
Jonathan Temple, Hubbell Commercial & Industrial
David White, Western Carolina Community Action
Jonathan Wood, First Citizens Bank

2017-2018 Meeting Schedule

August 24, 2017
October 26, 2017
December 7, 2017
February 22, 2018
April 26, 2018
June 13, 2018

The board meets at 8:30 AM in the Kaplan Auditorium at the Henderson County Public Library. Meetings are open to the public unless closed for confidential discussion.