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Board & Trustees

Our Team

2018 Board of Directors


  • Chair

    Jessica Grover
    Maynard Cooper

  • First Vice Chair

    Lawrence Whatley
    Trammel Harper& Williams

  • Second Vice Chair

    Elizabeth Hamlin
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

  • Treasurer

    Michael Coggin

  • Secretary

    Elizabeth Crawford
    Community Volunteer

  • Parliamentarian

    Kim Lepley
    Merrill Lynch


  • Tarsha Bluiett, Ph.D.

    Samford University

  • Polly Borasino

    Community Volunteer

  • Reisa Brooks, Ph.D.
  • Yonti Brown

    Southern Company

  • Steve Dapkus


  • Kate Duncan


  • Cassandra Greer

    Regions Bank

  • Alison Grizzle, Ph.D.

    Alabama State Department of Education

  • Niki Harris

    Southern Nuclear LLC

  • Rachel Lary

    Lightfoot, Franklin & White

  • Nik Layman

    Nik Layman Photography

  • Cheryl Levy

    HealthSouth, Corp.

  • Johanna Lewis

    Southern Research Institute

  • Ladd Mark

    Surgical Care Associates

  • Lori Moore

    BBVA Compass

  • Sarah Mazzoni, MD
  • Raquel Morgan

    Southern Company

  • Cindy Mullins
  • Michelle Rodrigues
  • Matthew Scully
  • Dawn Sharff

    Bradley Arrant Bolt Cummings LLP

  • Erica Sheffield

    Honda Manufacturing of Alabama

  • Hon. Carole Smitherman
  • Ingrid Straeter, DMV
  • Donna Turner, Ph.D.

    Birmingham City School System


The Trust, a separate entity, oversees a restricted endowment. Girls Inc. is fortunate that these individuals continue to share their time and talent with the organization.

Felix Drennen, Brice Building Co.
James Gewin, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP
Bobbye Ann Goodner, Community Volunteer
Todd Sharley, Realty South
Jeane Stone, Community Volunteer
Thomas Wilder, Alagasco