Board of Directors

Yadkin Riverkeeper, Inc. is governed by a Board of Directors.

The following are the 2017 Board members:


Vanessa Zboreak, President- Faculty, Wake Forest School of Law and Wake Forest University Graduate Programs in Sustainability

Jennifer Alford, Vice-President- Professor of Environmental Studies, Salem College; Professor of Geography, Elon University

Doug Beets, Treasurer- Professor, Wake Forest University

Velvet Motsinger, Secretary- Senior Manager, B2B Development, American Express

Board of Directors:

Katie Pepper, CPSM- Partner, Walter Robbs Callahan and Pierce Architects PA

Chris Phelps- Executive Director, TRIP, City of Lexington

Billie Jo Scott- Retired Educator

David White- Vice President Corporate Communications, BB&T


Ron Bryant, Esq., Board Advisor- Retired Scientist/ Engineer