Meet the Board

Reflecting Kanuga’s passion for mission


The board members who serve Kanuga from all over the country provide diverse talent, resources and points of view for our non-profit conference, retreat and camp center.

2020 Board of Trustees for
Kanuga Conferences Inc.

Lori M. Garst, Chair,
Associate Curator, The Biltmore Company
Asheville, NC
Elizabeth B. Henry, Vice Chair,
Civic and Church Leader
Charlotte, NC
Charles M. Redfern, IV, Secretary,
Senior Consultant, CGI Group
Charlotte, NC
The Rev. Michael R. Sullivan, President & CEO,
Kanuga Conferences Inc.
Hendersonville, NC


The Rev. J. Edwin Bacon Jr.
Retired Rector of All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA
Hoover, AL
The Rev. Dr. John M. Barr III
Retired Rector of the Holy Comforter
Columbia, SC
Cooper Bratton
Parish Life Coordinator, Christ Church
Raleigh, NC
Robert K. Doyle
President, Doyle Wealth Management
St. Petersburg, FL
The Rev. Canon Connor B. Gwin
Canon for Social Engagement & Youth Adult Formation
Staunton, VA
The Rev. Dr. Deborah Jackson
Associate Dean for Community Life, Recruitment & Admission,
Sewanee, TN
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori
Former Presiding Bishop & Primate of the Episcopal Church
Reno, NV
Robert W. Pearce, Jr.
Corporate Lawyer
Mount Pleasant, SC
Karen Phillips
President, Atlanta Coast Asset Management, Inc.
Charleston, SC
The Rt. Rev, Jose A. McLoughlin, Ex-officio
Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina
Asheville, NC
Tarry Baker Payton
Civic and Church Leader
Durham, NC
Wendy Pineda
Houston, TX
Allison Kratt
Civic and Church Leader
Davidson, NC
Julie M. Walters
Civic and Church Leader
Charleston, SC
H. Edward Weidlich
Retired Attorney
Bay St. Louis, MS

2020 Board of Directors for
Kanuga Endowment Inc.

Jonathan M. Engram, Chair
Partner, Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice
Winston-Salem, NC
The Rev. Michael R. Sullivan President & CEO,
Kanuga Conferences Inc.
Hendersonville, NC
William M. Coker, Vice Chair
Sr. Vice President & Director of Relationship Management, South State Private
Spartanburg, SC


J. Hodge Alves III
Attorney at Law, Hand Arendall LLC
Mobile, AL
Marshall Stuckey
Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo & Company
Charlotte, NC
G. Trone Sawyer
Financial Advisor, Strategic Financial Partners
Nashville, TN