SEEDS is led by a dynamic board of community volunteers who guide our mission, support our programs and share our work throughout the Triangle and beyond.

Meet the Board

Brenda Brodie

SEEDS Co-Founder, Board Member Emerita

Member since 1994

Mike Kriston

Senior Vice President, McDonald York Building Company

Member since 2012

Wil Weldon

Board President

Independent Video Journalist and Filmmaker, Growler Visuals

Member since 2014

Emily Friedman

CPA, CGMA, Director of Finance, Health Decisions, Inc.

Member since 2014

Kim Elena Ionescu

Chief Sustainability Officer, Specialty Coffee Association

Member since 2014

Tiffany Graves

Board Secretary

Clinical Trial Manager, Novella Clinical

Member since 2014

Kim Blair

Board Vice President

Director of Community Relations, BCBSNC

Member since 2015

Angela Gilmore

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law, NCCU School of Law

Member since 2016

Sandi Kronick

CEO, Eastern Carolina Organics

Member since 2016

Deshira Wallace

Associate, ICF International; MSPH in Health Behavior, UNC Chapel Hill

Member since 2016

Brent Droege

Board Treasurer

President, Agape Lawn Company

Member since 2016