Leadership

Book Harvest Board of Directors

Book Harvest is governed by a Board of Directors whose wide array of talents and deep commitment to our cause nourish our vision of books and literacy support for all children!

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Our Staff

We are delighted to introduce you to the Book Harvest team!

Ginger Young

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
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Tabitha Blackwell

Executive Director, Book Harvest Durham
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Alisa Miller

Book Babies Coach
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Alison Sever Westbrook

Associate Director of Talent and Culture
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Amy Franks

Associate Director of Learning Partnerships
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Benay Hicks

Associate Director of Communications and Marketing
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Caitlyn Bergmann

Book Access Manager
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Charlia Vance

Finance and HR Manager
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Cheri Coleman

Book Babies Durham Manager
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Daniela Flores

Parent Leader
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Erin Wuebbens

Operations Coordinator
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Gabby Angeles

Community Engagement Coordinator
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Isabel Geffner

Advancement Director
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Kate Panuska

Operations and Finance Director
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Maria Garcia

Book Babies Coordinator
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Meytal Barak

Director of Early Literacy
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Parker Nelson

AmeriCorps Member
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Perry Robinson

Executive Assistant to the CEO
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Rachel Stine

Director of Book Access
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Ranita Anderson

Data and Evaluation Manager
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Victoria Arrivillaga

Book Babies Coach
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Wilmarie Cintron-Tyson

PreK/K Transition Coach
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Staff headshots taken by Morgan Henderson Photography.

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Book Harvest Durham Leadership Council

The Book Harvest Durham Leadership Council is led by a team of people dedicated to taking Book Harvest's signature literacy programs to scale in Durham and piloting new Durham-based program innovations and policy initiatives.
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Authors' Circle

The Book Harvest Authors’ Circle is a group of authors who believe passionately in the power of books to make a difference in children’s lives. These talented writers serve as a resource to Book Harvest, providing guidance and leadership as needed, and joining the organization at events to promote our mission and vision.  We thank each of these remarkable authors for sharing our dream of books for all children!
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Speakers’ Bureau

Book Harvest’s Speakers’ Bureau is a group of volunteers who serve as ambassadors for our organization and for the larger causes of childhood literacy and book access. Speakers’ Bureau members use their knowledge of and experience with Book Harvest to represent the organization at community events, sharing our mission and inviting community members to connect with us in meaningful ways.

Current members of Book Harvest’s Speakers’ Bureau are Liz Jazinski, Ann Leininger, Lori Nofziger, and Taquoia Street.

Want to learn more about Speakers’ Bureau or request a speaker? Contact Communications and Manager Benay Hicks at benay@bookharvest.org.

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