The Board of Directors meets quarterly. There will be one Open Board meeting per year, inviting members and community comments. Other things that board members offer:

  • Develops and maintains annual BIANC short and long range goals and objectives.
  • Maintains authority and responsibility for policies, procedures and programs.
  • Ensures continued financial stability of the organization.
  • Promotes a positive and productive work environment for the staff.
  • Develops and oversees personnel policies.
  • Conducts annual evaluation of Executive Director.
  • Encourages appropriate non-board individuals to serve on task/adhoc committees.

2022 Board of Directors

Karee White

Board of Directors, Chair

Community Volunteer

James Cox

Finance, Co-Chair

Cox Accounting & Financial Services, Inc.

April Groff

Secretary & Program Oversight, Chair

Regional Program Director of Learning Services

Carol Ornitz

Public Policy Committee, Co-Chair

Community Volunteer

Marty Foil

Human Resources Committee, Chair

Executive Director, Hinds Feet Farm

Amy Ray


Jacques Arrieux

Sr. Scientist, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Laurie Leach

Director of Neuropsychology & Program Director, Brain Injury Rehabilitation System

Program Director, Neuro Care Unit and Program WakeMed

Martha Hoelzer

A Breath of Fresh Air Photography

Patrick Gallagher

President, Chiropractic First! PC

Tamika Leverette-McCall

Community Volunteer

Libby Grimes

Resource Development & Marketing, Chair

Attorney, Grimes Yeoman, PLLC

Jeremy Wilson

Finance, Co-Chair

Lawyer, Ward and Smith, P.A.

Betty Lilyquist

Immediate Past Chair/Board Development, Chair

Community Volunteer

Jean Anderson

Public Policy Committee, Co-Chair

Community Volunteer

Amy Campbell

Owner & Creative Director

Flatbread Media

Dana Brindisi

Owner/Functional Neurologist, Carolina Functional Neurology Center

Kara M Noronha

Clinical Coordinator Inpatient, Carolinas Rehab Charlotte Administrative Manager of Brain Injury Program

Leslie Johnson

Speech Language Pathologist, NC Central University

Pat Babin

Community Volunteer

Pier Protz

Admissions Director, ReNuLife

Thomas Henson

Attorney, Henson Fuerst, P.A.

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Upcoming Meeting Dates:

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