GenerationNation: Our Team

GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders.


Board of Directors

Maggie Akers, MVA

Ken Brown, City of Charlotte

Paul Burley, Bank of America

Tiffany Capers, Crossroads Corporation – Board Co-Chair

Lashaun Carter, Mecklenburg County

Lenny Coltrane, PwC

Tricia Cotham, Community Leader

Christine Edwards, Civility Localized

Rod Garvin, EY

Diane Gavarkavich, DTG Community Services

Brent Gilroy, Community Leader – Board Co-Chair

Bryan Holladay, CLT Public Relations

Righteous Keitt, GenerationNation Alumni

Margaret Marshall, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education

Adam Rhew, Center City Partners

Brandi Williams, Community Leader

Past Chairs

Elyse Dashew, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education – Immediate Past Chair

Don Jonas, Atrium Health – Immediate Past Chair

Legal Advisor

Corby Anderson, Bradley Arant

Executive Director

Amy Farrell, GenerationNation


Youth Council Officers 2022-23


Calvin Duong

Sidney Griffin

Mira Mullis

Malachi Thompson

Vice President

Annie Eilers

Chase Howard

Claire Ryu

Student Advisor to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education

Juan Torres Munoz, East Mecklenburg High School (2022)

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