Executive Board

President

Brian Lewis-Hardy

MyComputerCareer


Brian is the Compliance Specialist -  Federal Programs as well as the Military Education Benefits Director for MyComputerCareer. With over 20 years experience as a SCO, he serves as the primary point of contact and Centralized Certifying Officials for both IHLs and NCD programs in five states. Brian also serves as the point of contact for all DOD supported benefits. Prior to MyComputerCareer, he has worked for various schools in the for-profit and non-profit sector. Brian has a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, a Bachelor of Science in Economics for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration from Forsyth Technical Community College.

Brian has worked with military personnel for many years, and is the spouse, sibling and child of military veterans with over six generations of military service members dating back to Europe. He is honored to support veterans and their families to further their career goals and provide supportive services.

Secretary

Tiffany Ingram

Randolph Community College


Tiffany is the Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs at Randolph Community College. She has been a SCO for five years. Tiffany obtained an Associate of Applied Science degree in Advertising and Graphic Design at Randolph Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Management. She enjoys helping others to meet their educational goals after service. Her hobbies include boating, gardening and shopping.

Treasurer

Terri Grice

University of Mt. Olive


Terri is currently employed at the University of Mount Olive as an Associate Registrar. She also has over 20 years of experience as a School Certifying Official. Terri is from a military family, herself, and finds it easy to relate to the veteran student population that she serves each day. She is honored to assist them in their educational endeavors.

Treasurer

Tasha Williams

Piedmont Community College


Tasha is currently employed at Piedmont Community College as Dean of Enrollment Services. She has been with Piedmont Community College for over 22 years. Most of her time has been in the Financial Aid/Veterans Affairs office. On November 1, 2020, she was promoted to Dean of Enrollment Services, which oversees the offices of Admissions, Records, and Financial Aid/Veterans Affairs. Tasha has a BS Degree in Mathematics from NC Central University and MS Degree in Accounting from Gardner-Webb University. She has been a certifying official since March 2000.

Historian

Brad Wren

University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Brad Wrenn is the Coordinator of the Veterans Resource Center at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  After being honorably discharged from the United States Air Force in 2002, Brad earned a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master’s Degree in Adult Education from East Carolina University.  He currently lives in Greensboro with his wife Rachel and their two dogs, Karma and Levi, and he enjoys backpacking, gardening, and beekeeping in his spare time.

Mentoring Chair

Rachael Cavenaugh

Cape Fear Community College


Rachel has been employed at Cape Fear Community College for 19 1/2 years. She has served as the Assistant Director and Director of Financial Aid as well as certifying official for VA.  Rachel loves serving those who have served. 

Training Chair

Tracy Rapp

Haywood Community College


Tracy currently serves at Haywood Community College as the Senior Director of Student Enrollment and Financial Aid.  Prior to working at HCC, Tracy was at Mitchell CC for seven years as the Assistant Director of Financial Aid. She previously has held the offices of President and Treasurer with NCACVA. She graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 with a MAE in Community College Leadership. Tracy enjoys singing, dancing and spending time with her 4 granddaughters.

Web Liaison

Beverly Billings

Davidson-Davie Community College


Beverly has worked in Financial Aid for 13 years and enjoys guiding students through their educational journey. In addition to being the senior Federal aid processor, Beverly has been the VA Certifying Official at Davidson-Davie Community College since August 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management and a Masters of Science in Human Resources Management. Beverly likes to travel when she can with her husband of six years, Thomas, retired NC National Guard member.

Immediate Past President

Feleta C. Morton

Alamance Community College


Feleta is currently employed as the Veterans Services Coordinator at Alamance Community College.  She has over eight years of experience as a School Certifying Official. Prior to ACC, she was the Associate Registrar at Averett University. There she obtained her BBA (2010) and MBA (2013) in Business Administration.  Feleta also has an AAS in Information Systems Technology (2007) from Danville Community College in Danville, VA.  She is honored to work assisting veterans, their spouses, and dependents.

Past President | 2019-2020

Dori Barron

Western Piedmont Community College


Dori is the Director of Financial Aid and VA SCO at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC).  She has served as WPCC’s SCO since 2007 and also served as NCACVA President in 16-17.  Dori has a BA in Psychology and a MA in Education with a concentration in Community College Leadership, both from Appalachian State University.

President Elect

Jennifer D. Coffey

Appalachian State


Jennifer began serving Appalachian State's military affiliated students in October of 2010 as a School Certifying Official (SCO) for Veterans Affairs Education Benefits in the Office of Student Financial Aid. In February 2020, she assumed the role of Program Director of Student Veteran Services, fulfilling a long-time desire to serve Appalachian State's military affiliated students in a full-time capacity. In addition to her role at Appalachian State and with NCACVA , Jennifer serves as Vice President of the Southeastern Council on Military Education. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting, Master's Degree in Higher Education with a concentration in Community College and University Leadership, a Master of Public Administration, and a Graduate Certificate in Online Learning and Professional Development, all from Appalachian State University. Jennifer is a first-generation college graduate and Watauga County native.

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