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Strategic Leadership Council

Bishop Claude Alexander
Pastor, The Park Church
Dr. Adrian Bird

Chair, Interfaith Partners of South Carolina; Assistant Professor, Union Presbyterian Seminary, Charlotte
Sally Gambrell Bridgford

President, The Gambrell Foundation
Brian Collier

Executive Vice President, Foundation for the Carolinas
Bill Crowder

Board Chair, Wingate University; COO, Crowder Construction Company
Imam John Ederer

Imam and Religious Director, Muslim Community Center of Charlotte
Dianne English

Executive Director, Community Building Initiative
Maria Flores-Mills

Vice President of Student Engagement and Dean of Student Life, Queens University
Mary Gaertner

Social justice advocate; Retired Neighborhood and Business Services Program Coordinator, City of Charlotte
Stephanie Glaser

Associate Vice President for Campus and Community Relations, Davidson College
Mark Helms

Dean of Student Life and Service Learning, Central Piedmont Community College
Rabbi Dusty Klass

Associate Rabbi, Temple Beth El
Rev. LeDayne McLeese Polaski

Executive Director, MeckMIN
Claire Trexler

Queens Alumna; Belk Chapel Advisory Board; Trexler Foundation
Kristi Walters

Program Officer, Higher Education, The Duke Endowment

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