OUR Board

Current Board

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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.

In his free time, Paul enjoys playing golf,  spending time at the beach, traveling, and reading.
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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.

In her spare time, Mary Jo enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with her husband, Alan, and their Labradoodle Remy.
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Debbie was employed for 25 years in the field of co-op, condo and HOA management on Long Island. After retiring in 2010, Debbie and her husband, Mark, moved to Fort Mill, SC.
 
 Debbie is a member of Pineville United Methodist Church. In 2022, Debbie became the Financial Secretary there. Currently, Debbie is the Worship Team Chair, the Contributions Secretary, a Certified Lay Speaker, and Lay Member to the Western NC Conference.
 
Debbie joined the PNP Board in 2023She and Mark have five daughters and nine grandchildren. In her free time, Debbie enjoys traveling and camping with Mark and their dog, Maggie May. Debbie also enjoys birding, photography and family ancestry research.
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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.

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Dwight R. Roache, MHA, FACHE is Assistant Vice President of Operations at Atrium Health. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and a member of the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE). 

Mr. Roache also 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.

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Nancy Healey joined our board in 2024. She recently moved to the area for a work opportunity with Cato Fashions. Nancy drove through the downtown of Pineville during her interview process and knew it was the town for her! She loves Pineville so much and wanted to find a way to get involved. She was drawn to the mission of PNP and is thrilled to be part of this amazing organization.
 
Through her career, Nancy has been blessed to live in different areas of the US and has traveled the world. She always finds a way to give back in her community and is passionate about being a role model for women.
 
Nancy resides here with her husband, two small children and their dog.  You can find them all at Lake Park on any beautiful day.

Board Emeritus

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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.

Jane retired from PNP in Spring 2023 and moved with her husband to Crozet, VA to be closer to her children.
 
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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.

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