Board of Directors

WEP is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors dedicated to public education.


President:  Christy Proctor – Chick-fil-A
Past President: Sheryl Creech – Creech’s Plumbing/Blissful Boutique/Creative Kitchen & Bath
President-elect: Rob Ferrell – Merck
Secretary: Amanda Metts – Barton College 
Treasurer:  Preston von Arx – ComForCare Senior Services
At Large: Ryan Simons – Wilson Chamber of Commerce
At Large: Hank Butts – ST Wooten Corporation


Dr. Crystal Cox – Signature Smiles
Wendy Winslow – Merck
Dr. Christine Fitch – Wilson County Board of Education
Trish Holsten –  Wilson Community College
Marquis Spell – Wilson County Schools
Amber Lynch – Wilson County Schools
Dr. Lane Mills – Wilson County Schools
Tracy Wood – Truist formerly BB&T
Kim Schmidt – Schmidt Law
Amy Stancil – Purdue
Lisa Briley – Wilson Medical Center
Britney Phillips – Wilson County Schools
Leigh Anne Orr – Wilson County Schools
Chris Vester – Vester Auto Group

Executive Director

Robin P. Williams

WEP is able to provide support because of generous gifts made each year by in-vestments from businesses, individuals, and grants with the shared understanding that public education is central to a vibrant and healthy community.