SEEDS is led by a dynamic board of community volunteers who guide our mission, support our programs, and help us grow.

Meet the Board

Brenda Brodie

SEEDS Co-Founder, Board Member Emerita

Member since 1994

Wil Weldon

Independent Video Journalist and Filmmaker, Growler Visuals

Member since 2014

Shane Walden

Senior Business Architecture Consultant, Blue Cross Blue Shield NC

Member since 2017

Kim Elena Ionescu

Board Secretary

Chief Sustainability Officer, Specialty Coffee Association

Member since 2014

Tiffany Graves

Clinical Trial Manager, Novella Clinical

Member since 2014

Kim Blair

Board President

Director of Community Relations, BCBSNC

Member since 2015

Angela Gilmore

Professor of Law, NCCU School of Law

Member since 2016

Sandi Kronick

CEO, Eastern Carolina Organics

Member since 2016

Deshira Wallace

Board Vice President

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

Member since 2016

Brent Droege

Board Treasurer

President, Agape Lawn Company

Member since 2016

Preston Montague

Artist, Educator, and Landscape Designer

Member since 2018

Jamel Lynch

Principal Consultant, Nfinite Technologies

Member since 2018