Paul’s passion for giving back to the community was heavily influenced by his parents while growing up in Charlotte. He believes we are all called to share a portion of our blessings.
After graduating from UNC Charlotte and beginning a career in the financial services industry, Paul has served in various roles with the Boy Scouts of America, Charlotte Philharmonic Chorus, Belk College at UNC Charlotte, and Pineville United Methodist Church.
Paul considers it his greatest honor to serve for a third year on the board of Pineville Neighbors Place.
Kathryn Jenkins is a founding member of Pineville Neighbors Place and serves as Secretary on our Board.
Kathryn worked in public schools for many years as a Paraprofessional serving students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She currently works part time at a day center working with adults with IDD.
For 15 years Kathryn volunteered with Epiphany of NC, an organization that ministers to incarcerated youth.
With a heart for the outcast and overlooked, Kathryn is proud to be a part of Pineville Neighbors Place’s mission to empower our neighbors.
Mary Jo is a founding member of Pineville Neighbors Place and has been a member of our board since its inception in 2017. Mary Jo’s Christian faith inspires her to “love her neighbor” and starting and being a part of PNP gives her a vehicle to live that out.
Mary Jo has recently retired from her sales and marketing job of 23 years to help care for her aging parents. In addition to that, she serves as a Guardian ad Litem advocating for children in the foster care system as well as volunteering at her church’s food pantry and serving as Treasurer of the PNP Board.
Dwight R. Roache, MHA, FACHE is Assistant Vice President of Operations at Atrium Health. Dwight’s core responsibility includes clinical and non-clinical operations and business oversight across the Atrium Health-Pineville campus. He provides leadership for Guest Services, Volunteer Services, Materials Resource Management, Patient Access, Food & Nutrition Services, Clinical Nutrition, Environmental Services, Plant Operations & Maintenance, Clinical Engineering, Security, Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy/Speech Therapy, Pain Clinic, Sleep Clinic, Wound Clinic, and Laboratory Services.
Dwight is an experienced healthcare leader. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and a member of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE). He is involved in local and national memberships in ACHE, having served as Immediate Past-Treasurer and NAHSE, having served as Immediate Past-President of the North Carolina Chapter.
Mr. Roache is active in the Charlotte community, serving in various volunteer capacities. He volunteers with the Renaissance West Community Initiative, which is a large-scale effort to revitalize Charlotte’s West Boulevard corridor through a focus on mixed-income housing, health and wellness, and high-quality education.
Dwight currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and 2 daughters. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling with his family, golfing, concerts, watching/attending spectator sports and reading.
Like many other Charlotte area residents, Christian grew up elsewhere. He and his wife are both from the Syracuse area. To be closer to her family, they moved to Pineville in 2017.
A pediatrician with specialty training in sports medicine, he’s long had a passion for helping people. He finds joy in spending time with his wife and their 3 children, especially doing outdoor activities.
He joined the board of Pineville Neighbors Place in 2020, inspired by the work PNP was doing to support neighbors in need, especially kids and families.
Jane is one the co-founders and the first Executive Director for Pineville Neighbors Place. She and her husband, Mark, have lived in the area since 1981 and raised their three sons here.
After 35 years of serving United Methodist Churches in the Charlotte area, Jane felt called to serve those struggling in our community.