Our People

From board and advisory members to staff, we share the same passion for championing students and improving public education in the communities we serve.



The Belk Foundation Board
(photo as of November 2021, Anna Elliott not pictured)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John R. Belk, Chair
Katherine Belk, Next Generation Advisory Board Representative
Thomas M. Belk, Jr., Vice Chair and Treasurer
Ann Clark
Anna Elliott, Next Generation Advisory Board Representative
Anthony Fox, Secretary
Katie B. Morris
Mary Claudia Belk Pilon
Alison Welcher
Jim Williams


 

NEXT GENERATION ADVISORY BOARD

Carrying on the family legacy, the Next Generation Advisory Board is comprised of 4th and 5th generation Belk family members who run their own grant process with an allocation from the annual grantmaking budget. The Advisory Board formed in 2013.

Frances Belk
Katherine Belk
Louisa Belk
Molly Belk
Rob Belk
Anna Elliott
Adelaide Martin
Charlie Morris
Kate Stanley
Rebecca Tanner


Next Generation Advisory Board


 

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS SERVING ON COMMITTEES

Alejandra Garcia, Grants Committee
Charles Izard, Finance/Investment Committee
Adelaide Martin, Finance/Investment Committee
Charlie Morris, Finance/Investment Committee
Michael Phipps, Finance/investment Committee


 

THE BELK FOUNDATION STAFF


C.T. Anderson
Program Associate
ct@belkfoundation.org
704.461.3728

Johanna Anderson
Johanna Edens Anderson
Executive Director
johanna@belkfoundation.org
704.461.2792


Britt Benavidez
Program Coordinator
britt@belkfoundation.org
704.544.5444