Board of Directors

The Planning Council is 501(c)(3) non-profit community-planning corporation governed by a volunteer regional Board of Directors.  We thank these dedicated supporters of quality childcare and community planning and engagement.


Ms. Valerie Langhorne – Chairwoman

Ms. Oneiceia Howard – Vice Chair

Ms. Angela Kerns, CPA, HCCP – Treasurer


Executive Committee:

Mr. Richard J. Knox, Jr. – Immediate Past President

Ms. Joanne Berkley

The Honorable J. Samuel Glasscock

Mr. James R. Herndon-Audit Chair

Ms. Anne Odell

RADM Byron E. “Jake” Tobin (Ret.)

Ms. Eva Wiggins

Ms. J. Gail Nicula, Ph.D.

Mr. Greg Grootendorst

Mr. Carter Smith

Mr. Anthony D. Sandifer

Advisory Board Members:

Ms. Shanna Wood, PHR

Ms. Nicole Brown-Griffin

Ms. Melissa Hamann

Mr. Benjamin Streetman

The Honorable John M. de Triquet, M.D.

The Honorable Paul J. Battle

The Honorable Sabrina Wooten

Mr. Donta Sharpe

Angela Kellam, Ex Officio