Kya Johnson (Chair) has served on The Partnership Project board of directors since 2011 and is the current Chair of the board. She graduated from UNC-CH with a major in Economics and a minor in African-American History. She obtained her J.D. from NC Central University School of Law. Kya is a partner in The Law Offices of Kenneth M. Johnson. She volunteers with Guilford County Senior Service Mobile Meals program. Kya is a member of the Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers, Guilford County Inns of Court and Calvary Christian Center Church.
Nora Jones (Executive Director) has served on The Partnership Project board of directors for 10 years, and has been the Executive Director of The Partnership Project since 2010. She graduated from Virginia State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Masters of Science. She is a founding member of the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative and the founding President of Sisters Network Greensboro. She is a member of the Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society, Providence Baptist Church, Auxiliary to the Greensboro Medical Society and Auxiliary to the Old North State Medical Society.
Kay Doost (Secretary) has been a member and the recording secretary for The Partnership Project board of directors since 2007. She has a PhD in Elementary Education from the University of Connecticut and got her Master of Arts in History and Bachelor of Arts in French. She has taught almost all grades and ages in subjects ranging from reading to dance and drama to teacher education. She has volunteered at the Beloved Community Center, the day center for the homeless and she is a founding member of the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative, and member of the League of Women Voters and The Friends of the Greensboro Public Library.
Turner O. Wiley (Treasurer) has been a member of The Partnership Project board of directors since 2003 and currently serves as the treasurer. He received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (automotive) from NC A&T State University and a degree in Computer Programing from ECPI. For 25 years, Turner was a driver for United Parcel Service until his retirement. He is a founding member of the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative.
Jennifer Schaal has served on The Partnership Project board of directors since 2010, and served as the chair for 2012-2013. She graduated from Beloit College with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an M.D. She retired from the practice of Gynecology in 2006 and is currently working on the ACCURE grant as a representative of The Partnership Project. She is a founding member of the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative and a member of Sisters Network Greensboro and the Guilford Antiracism Alliance. She is a member of New Garden Friends Meeting and the League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad. She has served on community advisory boards for the Women's Health Initiative and NC-Tracs (Translational and community science award) both for Greensboro AHEC and Chapel Hill.
Neda Rosaura Padilla has been on The Partnership Project board of directors since 2009. She has a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education and is currently employed as the Community Outreach Coordinator for UNC-CH Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Program. Neda also serves as the Co-Chair of the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative, as a board of directors member of the Latino Community Coalition of Guilford and as a member of Sisters Network Greensboro.
Christina Yongue Hardy has been a member of The Partnership Project board of directors since 2007. She received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education and her Masters in Public Health in Community Health Education from UNC-Greensboro. Her career began as a Research Assistant for Tanglewood Research followed by multiple positions at UNC-CH including Research Associate, Community Research Fellow and Outreach Coordinator at the UNC-CH Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. She is currently the Project Manager for the ACCURE (Accountability for Cancer Care through Undoing Racism and Equity) grant from the NIH. She is a member of the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative, the Guilford Anti Racism Alliance, Neighbors United Neighborhood Association, Sisters Network Greensboro, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., PTA at her daughters' schools and Girl Scout parent.