MEET OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Doris Hawkins, President
*Elected to Fletcher Town Council in 1995
*Candidate for Henderson County Tax Collector in 1997
*Girl Scout VP for 10 years as my daughter earned her Gold Award
*Served on the Fletcher Planning Board
*Served on the Henderson County Planning Board
*Served on the Henderson County Mental Health Board
*Worked with the Advance Team welcoming President George Bush to Henderson County
*Working with then GOP Chair Kathy Willis on the first Apple Cobbler event at the NC Apple Festival (raised over $5,000.00) the first year and for many years after that.
*HCRWC Women’s Club President: 2016/2017. Our Club Received the Diamond Award from the NCFRW 2016
*Women’s Club VP: Two Years
*HCRWC Membership Chair for two years
*Attended a NC Treasure Certification class at the Board of Elections
Doris is married to Henderson County Commissioner Grady Hawkins; they have 4 children, 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.
Tara Burdette, Vice President and Webmaster
*Current Homeschool teacher
*Former PACS System Administrator in area Radiology Department(s), X-Ray Technologist and CT Technologist
*Served on Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Committee (2018, 2019)
*Serves on re-election campaign committees
*Outreach leader at The Rock Church
Ashley Lapp, Treasurer
*Residential Broker with Beverly-Hanks in Hendersonville, NC
*Independent Beauty Guide with LimeLife by Alcone
*Extensive background in administration
*Married to high school sweetheart, John Lapp, and mother of 2
*Enjoys volunteering time at The Rock Church Asheville and homeschooling her two kids
*Previous campaign assistance experience
*Attended UNC-Greensboro and Arizona State University for Bachelors in Political Science.
Jennie McDonald, Recording Secretary
*District Attorney's Office of Prosecutorial District 29B - 1989-2015
*Served as office manager and staff supervisor for 5 county 29th Prosecutorial District until 2006. After the district split she was responsible for office operations in the newly created 3 county Prosecutorial District 29B.
*Serves on two campaign committees
*Has served on the GOP Lincoln Reagan Dinner committee for 3 years
*Volunteered for 3 years at the Henderson County Sheriff's Office assisting the Staff Attorney and Evidence Custodian as well as organizing several employee events.