Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Yvonne Johnson and Jeff Thigpen's Public Hearing Statement Transcripts

Please click here to read the transcript of Yvonne Johnson and Jeff Thigpen's public hearing statements.

  • Yvonne Johnson is a Greensboro native and graduate of Dudley High School and Bennett College for Women. In addition to an undergraduate degree in psychology, Johnson has a masters degree in guidance and counseling from NCA&T State University. She is director of One Step Further, Inc. Mediation Services and was the founder of Summit House. The recipient of numerous awards and honors, Johnson also is president of Bennett's Board of Trustees.
  • Jeff Thigpen was a member of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners from 1998 to 2004 and is currently an elected official serving as the Guilford County Register of Deeds. In the 1990s, Thigpen was a coordinator of the Business/Pulpit Forum Work Group, which was actively involved in bringing diverse groups together to get clarity and help resolve issues surrounding the K-Mart Boycott. He has an undergraduate degree from Guilford College and a masters degree from UNC-Greensboro.

Special thanks to Riley Driver, GTRC volunteer and Grimsley High School student, for transcribing this statement.

posted by Jill Williams, exec. dir.

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