John Rex Endowment Announces Officers

The John Rex Endowment Board of Directors has elected officers for the 2019 – 2020 term, effective October 1: Jimmy Talton, chair; LaTasha Bennett, vice-chair; Matt Leatherman, treasurer; and Heather Denny, secretary.

“Our staff is thrilled to have this leadership as we work together to ensure children and their families are safe, healthy and living to their full potential,” said Kellan Moore, president and CEO of the John Rex Endowment. “We’re fortunate that Jimmy and Matt will serve a second term as officers and look forward to LaTasha and Heather bringing their passion and expertise to the Executive Committee.”

Cathy Moore, superintendent of Wake County Public School System, and Deborah Nelson, early childhood systems consultant, have completed their second three-year term of leadership. Moore said, “It has been an honor to work alongside Cathy and Deborah who exemplify the definition of Champions for Children.”