Meet the Board

Reflecting Kanuga’s passion for mission


Kanuga’s board members provide the diverse talent, resources, guidance, and perspectives that are critical for the leadership of our non-profit camps, retreats, and conference center.

Kanuga Board of Trustees

Elizabeth B. Henry, Chair,
Civic and Church Leader; Vice President of Talent, Numotion
Pisgah Forest, NC
Robert W. Pearce, Jr., Vice Chair,
Corporate Attorney
Mt. Pleasant, SC
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
Robert K. Doyle
President, Doyle Wealth Management
St. Petersburg, FL
The Rev. Canon Connor B. Gwin
Associate Rector for Family Ministry
Charlotte, NC
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
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 A. 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

Kanuga Endowment Board

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