Phone: 336-272-0501 - Email shabazzcenter@yahoo.com

Board.

Meet Our Board

Claire Stone

Board President

Claire has a BA in Psychology from Indiana University, an MA in Rehabilitation from Western Michigan University, an Ed.S in Adaptive Physical Education from Vanderbilt and a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University. She is an Orientation and Mobility Specialists at the NC Division of Services for the Blind and serves on the Board of the Greensboro Transit Authority. In 2007 she established the nonprofit Transportation Advocacy Center.

BJ Gerald-Covington

Board Treasurer

BJ majored in Business Administration at North Carolina A&T State University. She also majored in Human Resources at the Wharton School of Business and took extended business management courses at Chestnut Hill College in Pennsylvania. She has worked for Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) for 23 years in Philadelphia and has served on multiple Boards including Greensboro Transit Authority, American Red Cross of Greensboro, Commission on Aging of the Triad, and the Democratic Women of Guilford. She has served as President and Secretary of the Joy A Shabazz Center for Disability Rights.

Teresa Staley

Board Member

Teresa is a self advocate who seeks to improve the lives of persons with disabilities in North Carolina as a member of the State Independent Living Council. She has a lifelong disability and relies on experience and a keen intellect to help the Center provide consumers in the Triad with first-rate Independent living services. 

Nancy Fitzgerald

Board Member

Nancy has over 20 years experience in transportation and customer service management. She has studied computer science, business operations, and liberal arts at North Carolina State University, Guilford Technical Community College, and Rockingham Community College.

Jamey Gaddy

Board Member

Jamey is the youth member of the Board. She studied Office Systems Technology at Guilford Technical Community College and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the ARC of Greensboro. She is a strong self advocate who monitors the Specialized Community Assisted Transportation (SCAT) Riders Advisory Committee (RAC).

Back to Top