East Wake Education Foundation Board of Directors
Board Of Directors serves as a volunteer board. The Board serves as the Board of Directors as defined in North Carolina General Statute, Chapter 55A, Nonprofit Corporation Act.
J. Harold Broadwell
Vice President & Treasurer
Beverly Wall Clark
Dr. Michael Teague
Dr. James Parham
Linda B. Johnson- Executive Director
Linda began as the first President of EWEF in October 1993.
Linda supervises the staff as they work in the area of child development with families. Public Relations, grant writing, financial transactions and budget management also fill her days. When Linda is not at East Wake Education Foundation, she can be found designing jewelry, enjoying outside lawn maintenance, home design, and writing.
Linda would also like you to know that “nothing is more important than investment in children.” Linda is a retired Department Manager with Wake County Human Services and has her Masters Degree in Social Work Administration. Linda has one grown daughter that is a trained family therapist and one beautiful granddaughter.
Shannon Speller- F.A.C.E.S. Coordinator/ Child Development Specialist
Shannon began at East Wake Education Foundation in March 2005 as the Family and Child Enrichment Services Coordinator (F.A.C.E.S.).
Shannon has since become the Child Development Specialist. She tutors in our area elementary schools, plans activities for Teachable Mondays, assist in grant writing and public relations. Shannon is also a trained Parent Educator and Incredible Years facilitator.
When Shannon is not at East Wake Education Foundation she can be found at NC State Football games, Carolina Hurricanes Hockey games, or in a car, boat, or plane heading somewhere!!
Working at East Wake Education Foundation is not a job to Shannon it is a passion.
“Learn to love your work and you’ll never have to “work” again. –S. Truett Cathy
Shannon White- Administrative Assistant
Shannon began working at East Wake Education Foundation in June
2010. She is a graduate of UNC Wilmington with at degree in Communication
Shannon’s list of duties include; updating the data log,
maintaining the time sheets of the staff, taking staff meeting minutes, keeping
the budget on track, scheduling Wacky Wednesday activities, making sure our
partner list is updated, and keeps the staffs and foundations calendars
straight. These are just a few of the things that Shannon does for East Wake Education
When Shannon is not working she enjoying spending time with her
family. She has been married for 13 years and has twins that are 8. She enjoys
watching her children play sports, riding on their boat, going to the beach,
camping, and planting flowers. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never
become older.” ~Tom Stoppard