Meet the Board

 Executive Director

Selena Hilemon has worked for the past fourteen years in higher education as a liaison between community engagement opportunities and university personnel. She graduated from Mars Hill College with a degree in Religion and then stayed to work as the Community Partner Field Coordinator for the Lifeworks office. From there she went on to earn her Masters in Theological Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. She is passionate about social justice issues, education, and working with young adults as they discover who they are in community with one another.

 

Board of Directors

Chair of the Board: Kathy Meacham 

Tyrone Greenlee – E.D of Christians for a United Community

Katherine James –¬†Director of Business Intelligence, The Biltmore Company

Tina Owen – Director of Grants & Fund Development, Wine to Water

Eric Rainy – J.D. Advising Attorney

Corrine Roberts – HFA Alum, Western Carolina University graduate student

Andrea Rosal – M.B.A.- Accountant and Treasurer

 

Founder

Sarah Robinson grew up in Columbia, SC and went to Presbyterian College where she studied Christian Education and Spanish. After graduating in 2006, Sarah spent two years in mission service with Young Adult Volunteers. Her experience serving in Guatemala and Tucson, AZ directly informed and influenced the development of Hands and Feet of Asheville.

She helped us achieve nonprofit status and served as Executive Director for two years. Not only this, but she was instrumental in solidifying our partnership with YAV. She moved on to become Executive Director for PEG Partners, an organization that sponsors schools and libraries in Guatemala, helping to expand buildings, book collections, classrooms, teacher salaries, and infrastructure.


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