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.

2023-2024 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, Member-at-Large

Catherine Lytch, Brunswick County Government

Jennifer Damin, Brunswick County Schools

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

Matthew Mundy, Woodforest Bank

Krystal Torres, Brunswick County Schools

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