The 2017 Board of Advisors has elected Jordan Googe as Chair of the Board.
“A Camel City native, Jordan has been a staple of North Carolina in entertainment, economic development, real estate & civic engagement for more than two decades. An alumnus of UNC School of the Arts & High Point University, Jordan has appeared in over 100 commercials, stage productions, TV shows, Indie & Studio films. During his tenure with Davidson County Economic Development Commission, they were awarded #1 Micropolitan Economic Development Organization in America (2007 & 2010), & Ranked in Top 10 Economic Development Organizations Overall in North America (2010). Awarded Junior Chamber International’s highest honor in 2011, he is JCI Senator #70375. He also serves as 2017 North Carolina Junior Chamber Triad Regional Director, & was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Authoring Action, an Arts based non profit that plugs at-risk youth into filmmaking, spoken word art, creative writing & leadership training. A strident advocate for filmmakers & artists who chose to live in North Carolina, he was named 2016 Volunteer of the Year by RiverRun International Film Festival, & is going into his 5th year working with Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation in North Carolina & Virginia. Jordan is honored to serve as the Chair of Winston-Salem Ambassadors in their first year, & welcomes you to the City of Arts & Innovation.”
The 2017 Board of Advisors has elected Anne Alexander Donovan as Vice-Chair of the Board.
“Anne Alexander Donovan moved to the Piedmont Triad in 2004 for an undergraduate education at Salem College and fell in love with the city of Winston-Salem. Since then, she has earned a Master’s Degree from Wake Forest University, worked for Forsyth Country Club, engaged in local social justice issues, sings around town with a few local bands, and loves her work as the Admissions and Enrollment Coordinator for adult education at Salem College. ”