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NC Justice Centers Names Board of Directors Co-Chairs PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 January 2019 09:55

 Leslie Winner has been selected to serve as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for the NC Justice Center.She will lead the Board, alongside Dr. Eric Mansfield, who has served as co-chair with Raleigh lawyer Ann McColl for the past year.

"The Justice Center is honored and privileged to be led by Ms. Winner and Dr. Mansfield, both extraordinary public servants and philanthropic leaders in North Carolina," said Rick Glazier, Executive Director of the NC Justice Center.

Leslie Winner previously served as a North Carolina State Senator, Vice-President of and General Counsel for the University of North Carolina, and Executive Director of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. Early in her career, she served as General Counsel for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education and as a public interest lawyer. She is the recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine and currently serves as a convener and leader of the NC Leadership Forum. She received the 2016 Justice Center Lifetime Champion Award. She received the A.B. degree from Brown University and the J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law.

Dr. Eric Mansfield previously served in the NC Senate in Cumberland County. A native of Columbus, Georgia, Dr. Mansfield attended Howard University and the Morehouse School of Medicine, and conducted his surgical and otolaryngology residency at Tulane University's School of Medicine. He served as a medical officer in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Bragg. After his military service, Dr. Mansfield stayed in Fayetteville and established his own office, Cape Fear Otolaryngology, an ear, nose and throat practice. He currently lives and practices in Holly Springs in Wake County.

The North Carolina Justice Center is one of the state's leading research and advocacy organization dedicated to transforming North Carolina's prosperity into opportunity for all. Our mission is to eliminate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring every household in the state has access to the resources, services, and fair treatment it needs in order to enjoy economic security.



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