Smart Start of Brunswick County
Board of Directors
Smart Start of Brunswick County’s Board of Directors and working committee members include parents, early childhood professionals, representatives from the school systems, human service agencies, service organizations, local businesses, and government. Each member is committed to ensuring the financial and programmatic integrity of our Local Partnership.
2022-2023 Officers and Executive Committee
Karen Fleischhauer, President, Community Member
Stephen Burns, Vice President, Community Member
Katie Solecki, Secretary, Community Member
Kim Murphy, Treasurer, Community Member
Beth Caragol, Head Start
Catherine Lytch, Brunswick County Government
Jennifer Damin, Brunswick County Schools
Angela Jahr, East Carolina University/Teacher Licensure
Jim Nelson, Southport-Oak Island Kiwanis
Kathy Robson, YWCA Lower Cape Fear
Amanda Taylor, The Kids Connection
Resea Willis, Brunswick Housing Opportunities
Kathleen Yonce, Community Member
Belinda Musgrove, Brunswick County Government
Kyna Bryant-Hardy, KB Hardy Consulting Services, LLA
Heather Coley, For Kids Only Child Development Cent
Click here for a tentative calendar for the year.
Most meetings will be held in a hybrid format. Those wishing and able to join in person, will do so at the Smart Start office (with the exception of the August kick-off meeting). For those who choose to join virtually, a Zoom link will be sent to Board Members prior to each meeting. Please send an email to [email protected] to request meeting information.
If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors or serving as an ad-hoc member on one of our committees, please contact Krista Campana