Board Term: 2012-2015
Background: Laura is currently the Executive Director of the Mediation Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
Laura Jeffords oversees the Mediation Center in the Western North Carolina mountains serving Buncombe, Henderson, Transylvania and Polk Counties.
She has been on the Mediation Center's staff since 2006 and been trained in Community, Superior Court, Medicaid, and Re-entry mediation.
She has a Master's in Public Administration from Western Carolina University with an emphasis on nonprofit management.
Day to day, Laura
is responsible for the strategic planning, finances, grant writing, fundraising, human resources, and public relations of the Mediation Center