NWDB Administration

512 S. Church Street Hertford, NC 27944 • (252) 426-5753

David Whitmer, Director
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Annette Barnes, Adult and Dislocated Worker Program Manager
(252) 426-5753 x261

Lora Aples, NextGen Youth Program Manager
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Emily Nicholson, Assistant Director 
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Carolyn LaDow, Finance Officer
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Cindy Gossage, Administrative, Technical and Financial Support Specialist 
(252) 426-5753 x261

NWDB Members

Zach Bray, Chair
Manager of Technical Services
Albemarle Electric Membership Corporation

Steve Bryan, Vice-Chair
Bryan Funeral Service

Michael Twiddy, Career Center Committee Chair
Regional Center Director
Small Business and Technology Development Center at ECSU

Wanda Fletcher, NCWorks NEXTGEN Chair
Director of Basic and Transitional Studies
College of the Albemarle

Sean Lavin
Purchasing & Planning Supervisor

Loretta Williams
Recruitment Specialist
Sentara Albemarle Medical Center

Melanie Ashe
Revenue Cycle/HIM Director/Credentialing Agent
Washington County Hospital

Phillip Stovall
Hiring, Training & Safety Manager
Jimbo’s Jumbos

Rex Anderson
Director of Human Resources
Regulator Marine

Debra Falsted Keenan
Human Resources Manager
Moneysworth Linen Services/Moneyworth Rentals

Dave Carroll
Range Control Officer
Air Force Dare County Bombing Range

Vernon Brinkley
Vice President
A.W. Brinkley Hardware, Inc.

Anthony Pollard
Apprenticeship Coordinator
City of Elizabeth City

Jean Taylor
CTE Director
Dare County Schools

Tameka Gibbs
Business Relations Representative
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Larry Donley
Regional Operations Director
NC Division of Workforce Solutions

Lee Scripture
Vice President
Southern Albemarle Association

Tim Ivey
Regional Industry Manager
Economic Development Partnership of NC