Board of Directors

UCEF is governed by a volunteer BOARD OF DIRECTORS of between ten and fifteen members. 


Mr. Fred Edwards, Chairman
COO and President, Goulston Technologies

Ms. Rachel Horne, Secretary
Community Relations, Carolinas HealthCare System

Mr. Jake Thomas, Treasurer
Manager- Marketing and Energy Services, Union Power Cooperative


Mr. Jeff Atkinson
Wingate University

Dr. Ed Davis
Wingate University
Former UCPS Superintendent

Ms. Linda Costa
Ty-Par Commercial Realty

Ms. Ann Gogatz
Fifth Third Bank

Mr. Tom Moyer, CPA
Moyer, Smith and Roller, PA

Mr. James Allen Lee
Helms, Robison, Lee, and Bennett PA

Mr. Tregg Lindberg

Ms. Jen Sengbusch
Carolinas Chiropractic and Spinal Rehab

Mr. Peter Senick
Axa Advisors

Ms. Rita Webb
Retired Principal 

Non-Voting Members

Jodi Autry, 2016-2017 Union County Teacher of the Year

Dr. Bashawn Harris, Principal, Porter Ridge High

Former Board Members:

Jeff Bass, Founding Member

Robert Heath, Founding Member

Tony Herrin, Founding Member

Ron Hinson, Founding Member

Sabrina Hodges

Pat Kahle

Craig Kluttz

Mike Lutz

Patricia Martinez

Sylvia Newsome, Founding Member

John Parker

Dr. Gwendolyn Perkins

Pam Sanders

Starr Shaffer, Founding Member

Gary Sides, Founding Member

Baxter Starnes

Candice Sturdivant

Dr. Jerry Thomas