Thursday, May 11, 2017

Friends of UNCG Libraries Announce New Board Members for 2017-2018

Jennifer Koenig, Chair
Jennifer Koenig has been named Chair of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries. She is an attorney with Shell Bray Attorneys and Counselors at Law in the trusts and estates practice group. She also has extensive experience representing charitable organizations and corporate fiduciaries. In addition to representing public charities, Koenig assists clients in creating private foundations and other charitable entities. In her free time, Koenig enjoys spending time with her husband, Dan, and their daughter, Nel. She is on the Business Ethics Award Committee and serves on many volunteer boards in the Greensboro community, including the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro's Future Fund Steering Committee and its Professional Advisors' Committee. 


Elizabeth Hudson, Vice-Chair
Elizabeth Hudson has been named Vice-Chair of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries. She is a native of North Carolina who grew up in the small community of Farmer, near Asheboro. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (’95) and began her publishing career in 1997 at Our State magazine, where she started in the circulation department answering telephones before moving to the editorial department. She held various editorial titles for 10 years before becoming Editor in Chief in 2009.


In 2016, Hudson was the recipient of the North Carolina Travel Industry Association’s Charles Kuralt Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals who bring positive public attention to North Carolina. Additionally, she was the 2014 recipient of the Ethel N. Fortner Writer and Community Award, an award that celebrates contributions to the literary arts of North Carolina.

Friends of the UNCG Libraries 2017-2018 Board Members
Jennifer Koenig, Chair
Elizabeth Hudson, Vice-Chair
Kate R. Barrett
Betty J. Brown
Carolyn Carter Burgman
Jud B. Franklin
Bob Gatten
Carolyn T. Green
Bob Hansen
Jane Harper Gordon
Miriam Herin
Clint Jackson
Terri Blackwood Jackson
Catherine Magid
Glenda Schillinger
Karl A. Schleunes
Leigh Seager
Pat Austin Sevier
Mary Ellen Shiflett
Joyce Traver
Hermann J. Trojanowski
Laurie "Lollie" Lake White