Board Members

Board Members


Board Officers

Buck Bragg | Chair
Retired Vice-President and General Claim Counsel, State Farm Insurance Company
John Oswald | Vice Chair
President & CEO, Mills Manufacturing Corporation
Sandy Melton | Secretary
Co-owner, Blue Heron Whitewater
Susan Puryear | Treasurer
Private Advisor, BB&T Wealth
Fred Cardina | Immediate Past Chair
Retired Human Resource Senior Vice President, Siemans Corporation

RiverLink Board Members

Paul Dismukes
Retired Healthcare Professional
Lowell Grabel
Retired Project Management Consultant
Joseph Ransmeier
Craftsman and Woodworker, Joe Ransmeier Woodworking
Joe Sasfy
Retired Music Critic, The Washington Post and Time-Life Music Series
David Whilden
Senior Trust Officer, Boys, Arnold, Company Wealth Management
Jason Young
Town Manager, Town of Woodfin
Lach Zemp
Attorney, Roberts & Stevens Law Firm
J Hackett
Executive Director, Asheville Green Opportunities
Sandi Garcia Boyer
Executive Director, NC Youth Camp Association
Leah Wong Ashburn
President & CEO, Family Owner; Highland Brewing
Ken Grossman
Founder & CEO, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
John Ross
Strategic Communications Professional, RossWrites, LLC
Anne Keller, Ph.D.
Retired, Sustainable Communities Director, U.S. EPA, Atlanta Regional Office
Dan Hitchcock
Attorney, Hilderbran Hitchcock Law Firm
Allison Jordan
Executive Coach for nonprofit executives

Collegiate Board Member Program (non-voting)

Zane Carroll
Junior, UNC Asheville