My superpower is: My goal is to bring my business experience and community connections.
Current Profession or Career Title: CEO of Johnson Price Sprinkle PA
Why did you choose OpenDoors? I think we live in an awesome place but the playing field is not always fair to all. Over my professional career, I have invested a lot of time and energy in an effort to have a positive impact on our community. How could there be any better way to improve our community than being part of an organization with a mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education one child at a time.
Vice Board Chair
“My interest in working with OpenDoors stems from the intensive, focused approach the non-profit takes toward helping young men and women combat their socio-economic struggles holistically by addressing the underlying causes of the educational and financial difficulties these young adults face.”
Nicole K. Cush
My superpower is: Leadership and coaching, taking folks to where they ought to be.
Current Profession or Career Title: Principal at School of Inquiry and Life Sciences at Asheville, @Asheville City Schools
Why did you choose OpenDoors? Jen brought the boots on the ground approach to help many of my students, that is why I chose to work with OpenDoors.
My superpower is: Being a survivor!
Current Profession or Career Title: Victim-Witness Legal Assistant, District Attorney's Office in Buncombe County
Why did you choose OpenDoors? I choose OpenDoors because everyone matters! OpenDoors makes sure that our children receive the education, support, and the courage they need to succeed in life.
Chair of the Development Committee
My superpower is: fundraising
Current Profession or Career Title: Volunteer
Why did you choose OpenDoors? Open Doors’ mission and vision are quite compelling, and the staff is so energetic, dedicated and focused. I knew I wanted to be part of this team!
Board member, marketing committee chair
My superpower is: Loving unconditionally
Current Profession or Career Title: Community volunteer/ former 3rd Grade teacher
Why did you choose OpenDoors? I choose OpenDoors to support students in my community living in multi-generational poverty to have access to education through enrichment and outreach programming.
My superpower is: Superhuman Strength. I am a determined and competitive person. I developed this superpower through my involvement in competitive athletics beginning as a young child and continuing through collegiate athletics. My father instilled in me the importance of hard work, and never giving up. I take pride in overcoming difficult situations and achieving my goals. I always strive to perform at the highest level no matter what I'm doing, which is evidenced by my superhuman strength!
Current Profession or Career Title: Assistant District Attorney
Why did you choose OpenDoors? I chose OpenDoors because I fully believe in the mission of this organization. I truly believe the work OpenDoors does to provide opportunities to young people in our community helps break the cycle of multigenerational poverty. I am committed to helping the young men and women of this organization succeed!
Chair of the Finance Committee and Treasurer
My superpower is: To serve others
Current Profession or Career Title: CFO/COO at Asheville School
Why did you choose OpenDoors? Working within the education industry, I can see the power of teaching our young people so they are prepared for college and beyond. I support the OpenDoors mission that recognizes the need to teach our youth who are at a disadvantage, so they are empowered to succeed in life.
"Ed Council something"
My superpower is: analyzing culture
Current Profession or Career Title: Director of Student Support Services and Cultural Equity
Why did you choose OpenDoors? Education can be the key to a transformative life...I am committed to ensuring youth unlock their future.