Bladen Smart Start invites you to contact our staff to learn more about what we have to offer. Below is a list of contacts.
Dr. Margaret Lawrence
Administrative Program Assistant & Raising a Reader Coordinator
Be Active Kid & Color Me Healthy Coordinator
Partnership Engagement Coordinator
Board of Directors
Bladen Smart Start is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, representing Business/Community, Government, and Services. Former and current board members, along with citizens-at-large, serve on the board's committees. Below is a list of the partnership's board officers and members.
- Ann Brown
- Dr. Kenneth Dinkins, Board Chair
- Terri Duncan
- Sheila Dunlap
- Vickie Gillespie, Treasurer
- Dr. Patricia Faulk, Vice Chair
- Anita Hall
- Angela Hines
- Dr. Amanda Lee
- Rufus Lloyd
- Gregory Martin
- Sheila Nance
- Quessie Peterson
- Dr. Joan Taylor
- Vicki Smith
- Dr. Jason Atkinson
- Richard "Sling" Shaw
- The full Board of Directors meets every other month and on the last Wednesday of the month (July, September, November, January, March and May).
- Meetings are open to the public and minutes are a matter of public record.