ACTT Board of Directors, 2015-2016
Rosemary L. D'Atri
Rosemary taught lower school for over 20 years in the States of New Jersey and North Carolina before retiring in 2013. She was a dedicated kindergarten teacher for Hilburn Drive Elementary School in Raleigh, North Carolina. Among other accomplishments, Rosemary has helped create a developmental kindergarten program that was featured in Newsweek Magazine. As the mother of two children, Rosemary has served on many local Parent-Teacher Associations and community boards. She has also been an active member of the Junior League of Raleigh since 1993. When she is not teaching or working in her classroom, Rosemary enjoys spending time with friends and traveling abroad.
Stephanie M. D'Atri
Stephanie is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. In May of 2010, she received her Juris Doctorate degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law. As an undergraduate, she served as the chairperson for the Student Services Committee and was a voting member of the Child Care Advisory Committee to the Chancellor. For the last 10 years, Stephanie has advocated for abused and neglected children with the Guardian ad Litem Program of Orange and Chatham Counties and was named "Spotlight Volunteer Guardian" in July of 2009. She was presented with the H.M. Michaux Award for Public Service from NCCU School of Law in April of 2010 and was honored for her ongoing commitment to pro bono public service with an award from the North Carolina State Bar at the North Carolina State Bar Fifty-Year Lawyer Luncheon in October of 2010. From November of 2010 to July of 2014, Stephanie worked as a staff attorney for Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc. (Raleigh Office), where she handled a wide range of civil cases, including landlord-tenant, contract, domestic violence, child custody, estates, employment benefits, and mortgage foreclosure matters. Stephanie then worked as an Associate Attorney with the Law Firm of Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC, where she represented landlords and property management companies across North Carolina. Stephanie presently works as an attorney at the Law Firm of Hatch, Little & Bunn, L.L.P., in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she concentrates her practice on landlord-tenant cases, contract disputes, and general civil litigation. Stephanie serves as a Board Member for the 10th Judicial District and Wake County Bar Association, is Vice-Chair of the Public Service Committee for the Wake County Bar Association, and is an active member of the Professionalism Committee for the 10th Judicial District and Wake County Bar Association. Stephanie is the Founder and Executive Director of Assisting Children Through Teaches, Inc., and enjoys spending any free time traveling with friends.
Lynda C. Gerbe
Lynda graduated from the University of Georgia in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Mass Communications. In 2003, she began working as a Department Manager for a national retail store, where she supervised store associates and managed department finances for a $3.3 million dollar sales floor. She received a Customer Service All-Star Award in March of 2003. She then worked as the Store Director of a national, multi-brand specialty retailer in Durham, North Carolina, where she maintained daily operations of a $4.0 million dollar business and managed weekly payroll and personal shopper reports for the brand's North Carolina market. Her extensive sales and management experience, financial knowledge, and enthusiasm for serving the Triangle community prompted her to join Assisting Children Through Teachers, Inc., in October of 2010.
Summer 2011: Laura Schoedler, UNC-Chapel Hill Student Representative
Project ACTT's executive team would like to send a special message of appreciation to Laura Schoedler for her efforts to generate support for and awareness of Project ACTT's cause at UNC-Chapel Hill. Laura played an instrumental role in raising money through our annual Durham Bulls fundraiser in the summer of 2011.
Fall 2010, Spring 2011: Lindsey Listrom, Financial Advisory Board Volunteer
A big THANK YOU to Lindsey Listrom, who has graciously served as an integral member of the Financial Advisory Board and 2010 Fall Raffle Committee. Her volunteer efforts with the leadership team to maintain compliance with local nonprofit laws have been an incredible resource and have inspired the Board to select her as ACTT's Fall 2010 Spotlight Volunteer. Lindsey works full-time as the Community Relations Specialist at North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives, a corporation based out of Raleigh, N.C. Thank you so much, Lindsey!
Winter 2010: Ife Goodson, Public & Community Relations Volunteer
ACTT would like to send a message of thanks to Ife Goodson, who contributed incredible enthusiasm to this organization in the winter of 2010. She dedicated many hours to the ACTT Raffle and also helped our a research team work on a survey to quantify the amount of money teachers spend out-of-pocket in the Triangle. Thank you for all of your hard work, Ife!
Spring 2010: David Whitman, Graphic Designer
A very special thank you to David Whitman, who has worked tirelessly to create ACTT's updated logo. David is the Creative Director for Sperry & Associates, a marketing and communications firm based out of Raleigh, N.C., and is ACTT's Spotlight Volunteer for Spring 2010. Thank you for all of your amazing work, David!