Chief Executive Officer
Anna joined CINC (formerly Families in Action) in 2012 where she serves as the new Executive Director. In 2006, Anna received a Bachelor’s of Science in Recreational Therapy. She then went on to receive a Master’s of Science in Professional and Substance Abuse Counseling and a Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) in the state of North Carolina. Anna has experience working in both residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment and has also worked as an employee assistance consultant.
Anna currently serves on the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina board as Vice President and serves on the Wilson County Substance Prevention Coalition board.
Anna and her husband, Ryan, live in Wilson, NC where they are actively involved at their home church, Farmington Heights. They have one son, Liam, and one daughter, Liza.
Chief Operations Officer
Erin joined Community Impact NC in October of 2018 and is the Chief Operations Officer for Community Impact NC. In 2006, she received a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Religion & Philosophy from Barton College.
Erin has worked for over 10 years in the prevention of substance use disorders. She has experience in leading a community coalition and training communities to begin community level prevention efforts. She has received Coalition Academy training through Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, is a trained Recovery Coach, and has had training in racial equity and disparity issues through the Racial Equity Institute.
Erin currently serves on the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina board as the North East Regional Vice President. Locally she serves on the board of the Wilson Housing Authority and belongs to The Rotary Club of Wilson.
She has lived in Wilson for 17 years, has a husband named Aaron, and two children, Audrey (7) & Axel (4).
Eastern Regional Director of Community Support
Doug joined Community Impact NC in 2018, where he serves as the Eastern Regional Director of Community Support under the Division of Coalition Support. In 2021, he received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in nonprofit management from Southern New Hampshire University. Doug has experience working in public safety areas with Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, Fire, and 911. He has also worked in the technology services field providing support to public safety agencies prior to joining Community Impact NC.
Doug has received training from Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and is a trained Recovery Coach.
Doug is an Eastern North Carolina native. He and his wife, Catherine, live in Rocky Mount, NC and have 2 sons, Gavin and Bryson.
Western Regional Director of Community Support
Kelly joined Community Impact NC in 2018. She is a Regional Coordinator under the Division of Coalition Support. Kelly received a B.S. in Business Administration from Western Carolina University. She started her first 501(c)(3) in 1996 to address physical fitness and family wellness in her county. During this time, she received training in adolescent mental health from SAMHSA and certification in Therapeutic Child Care. Her position at Haywood Community College started in 2002. She was an Adult High School Biology teacher, math instructor, and a then recruiter. She assisted her department in securing a grant to pilot an andragogical contextualized instruction program for parents of young children. She attended American Grant Writing institute and was awarded title of Certified Grant Writer, CGW©. She moved into the grant writer and grant manager position under the president at Haywood Community College. She became a coalition coordinator in 2014 and received Coalition Academy training through Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America.
Youth and Family Engagement Specialist
Charity joined Community Impact NC in October of 2020, where she serves as the Youth and Family Engagement Specialist under the Division of Coalition Support. In 2007, Charity received an A.A. in Psychology from Oklahoma City Community College and a B.S. in Liberal Arts in 2011. Charity has also received her MPS in Prevention Science in 2018 and is currently working toward her certification in Substance Abuse Prevention Consulting.
Charity has significant experience working in community outreach, youth and family engagement, and substance abuse treatment. Additionally, Charity has experience in content development, technical writing, and special education.
Charity is a native of Denver, CO, but has lived in Goldsboro, NC for nearly 2 years. Her husband is an army veteran, and they have three children, Azarias (14), Nehemiah (10), and Asher (8). They also have two fur babies, Cookie (dog) and Koby (ferret).
Maria joined CINC in 2002 where she serves as the organization’s Administrative Assistant. A North Carolina native and a graduate of James B. Hunt, Jr. High School, Wilson, NC, Maria holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Data Processing from Wilson Community College. Prior to coming to Families in Action, she was co-owner of a residential building company and has worked for BB&T and for a local healthcare clinic.
Maria is an involved member of the community where she volunteers with the Wilson County Substance Prevention Coalition. She and her husband, Carter, live in Wilson and have two sons, Bryson and Hunter. They are active members at First Baptist Church in Wilson.