Who We Are

The strong foundation with a growing network of donors and volunteers can be one of the most effective advocates a hospital can have.


Board Members

Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation began in November of 1995 through the vision and dedication of our founding board members. Together, they built a foundation to support the community for generations to come. Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation founding board members November 1995 John Buie, Jr. :: Tony Cimaglia :: Leonard Hedgepeth :: Harold Godwin, M.D.

Board of Directors

  • Emily Schaefer, President
  • Charlene Wyatt, Vice President
  • Lynda Clark, Secretary
  • Mary Flagg Haugh, Assoc. Secretary
  • David Maxwell, Treasurer
  • Mary Talley, Assoc. Treasurer
  • David Allred
  • Ryan Aul
  • Mike Bordone
  • Jesse H. Byrd
  • Lucy H. Jones
  • Dr. Marion Gillis-Olion
  • Dr. Rakesh Gupta
  • Peggy Holt
  • Dr. Karen Jones
  • Chris Neal
  • Lonnie Player, Jr.
  • Paige Ross
  • Liza Shah
  • Margaret Stanton
  • Taylor Stephenson
  • Ex Officio Members:
    • Michael Nagowski, Chief Executive Officer
    • Murtis Worth, Trustee Representative
    • James Dupe, Finance Representative
  • Foundation Staff:
    • Sabrina Brooks, Executive Director

Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee is made up of former Foundation Board Members who have chosen to remain engaged with the work of the Foundation and serve as advocates in the community for Cape Fear Valley Health and the role philanthropy plays in our community’s healthcare.

  • Frances Bowyer
  • John Buie
  • Tony Cimaglia
  • Tom Costello
  • John Dawson
  • Joe Levister
  • Maureen McNeill
  • Jimmy Townsend

Staff Members