Our Boards

From left to right: CLC’s Founder, Kemie Nix, and original
Board Members Charity Mwangi, Dot MacFarlane, and Judy Marine

Board of Trustees
Julie Boggs
Ashley Bollwerk
Laura Boyd
Emily Hilimire
Melba Wynn Hill
Mary Hollowell
Laurie Jeffay
Khaliah Johnson, MD
Thea Johnson
Dot MacFarlane
Judy Marine
Sara Williams McDaniel
Kemie Nix
Richard Oglesby
James Warren
Judy Grimes, Trustee Emeritus
Debbie Green, Ex Officio

Advisory Board
Therese Bigelow, Librarian
Henry Bowden, Jr., Attorney
Ashley Bryan, Author, Illustrator
Susan Cooper, Author
Christopher Paul Curtis, Author
Diane Dillon, Author and Illustrator
Charity Mwangi, Founder, Mt. Kenya Academy, Africa
Osayimwense Osa, Professor, Virginia State University
Katherine Paterson, Author
Louis Sachar, Author
Abi Joy Nix, Psychotherapist
Suzanne Fisher Staples, Author
Yoko Watkins, Author
Randolph Whitfield, Jr., Ophthalmologist, Africa