Governing Board

The Read Charlotte governing board sets the vision, develops strategy and oversees use of funding for the community initiative to improve children’s literacy.

Dena Diorio

Mecklenburg County

Paul Draovitch

Duke Energy Foundation

Rebeca Fernandez

Davidson College

Fannie Flono

Community Volunteer

Sandra Holub

Albemarle Foundation

John Martin

Young Black Leadership Alliance

Katie Morris

The Belk Foundation

Anna Nelson

CD Spangler Foundation

Crawford Pounds

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Chair)

Ben Pysch


Meka Sales

The Duke Endowment

Justin Steinschriber

The Leon Levine Foundation


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools


Foundation For The Carolinas


Wells Fargo

Jennifer Ward

Bank of America

Stick Williams

Community Volunteer

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