Staff & Board

Cover the City has a wonderful group of staff & board members dedicated to serving our communities. 


Amanda Anderson
Executive Director

Amanda was born and raised in High Point and has had a passion for serving for many years. She has a B.A. in Religious Studies with a concentration in Non-Profit Management from UNCG. She has worked and severed on non-profit boards for over 10 years. She has felt called to start Cover the City Project because there was a large need in her community and with the backing of several close friends and family members CTC was born.  Amanda and her husband Ben have two children, Benjamin and Collins. In their free time they love to cheer on their Florida Gators and travel.



Leslie Graham

Leslie currently works at Ed Price & Associates, REALTORS. She has taken an active role by volunteering, serving and working for and on various boards, organizations and agencies throughout the city. In her free time, she passionately follows the Philadelphia Eagles, travels with family and friends and enjoys DIY projects around her home.


Kate Shaver

Kate was born and raised in High Point and currently resides in rural Charlotte with her husband Jordan, and their two boys Hayden and Holden. Her Mom instilled in her at a very young age that we rise by lifting others, and she has been active with non profits and philanthropy for as long as she can remember. Kate is a Director with Nerium International, a company whose sole mission is to make people better. She enjoys being able to work from home and spend time with her family.


Mary Drummond
Board Member

Mary has proudly called High Point home for 30 years. Mary is married to Michael and mother to Clark and Nelson. She is an active member of Wesley Memorial as well as a sustaining member of the Junior League. Mary is the owner/president of Oherring Properties as well as CEO for Packrite. In addition, Mary serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Mount Olive. She also chairs the Herring Scholarship Funds for UMO in addition to James Sprunt Community College. Mary also serves on the Board of Visitors for High Point University and was recently appointed to the Board of Advisors for Barton College. In her spare time, Mary enjoys reading, time at the beach with family and friends as well as giving back to her community.


Bonnie Soltis
Board Member

Bonnie was born in New Jersey and grew up mostly in Florida.  As a Gator alumni she loves going back for football games and visiting family.  After moving to North Carolina in 2012 she got involved with her community any way that she could.  She enjoys running in 5k's or "fun runs" to support local nonprofits.  Bonnie lives on 3 acres where she loves to grow vegetables, blueberries, and raise bantam cochin chickens.  When she's not gardening you can typically find her kayaking or hiking.


Scott Garner

Scott lives in Thomasville and attended UNC-Chapel Hill. He has worked at SECU for the last 11 years and has a background in financial services and planning. He enjoys helping his clients achieve financial stability though his work. When not working Scott spends his time with friends visiting different craft breweries. 



Joe Hubay
Board Member

Joe is the Owner of High Point Jewelers and Fine Gifts in High Point. He is very active in the community and serves on many boards. In his free time, Joe likes to cook, watch football and spend time with his family.  


Rev. Jennifer Campbell
Board Member

Jennifer serves as the Minister of Children and Families at First Baptist Church of High Point. She loves helping children and families grow in their faith and teaching them about the love of Jesus. Jennifer has previously served in children and family ministries at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg, SC, and Central United Methodist in Asheboro, NC. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of South Carolina Honors College. Jennifer and her husband Joel have two sons, Jackson and Jance. Her favorite things to do are spend time with her family and travel.


Beth Phelps
Board Member

Beth was born and raised in the Triad. She worked in hospitality for many years and saw first hand the alarming needs for the homeless population in her town. Beth now owns her own working farm producing poultry and beef , Buck Creek Farm is their business. Her and her husband Josh have three children and in their free time love to travel, play sports and be outdoors. 



Ashley Pitts
Board Member

Ashley is an active member of the community and has called High Point her home her entire life. She is the marketing director for Chick-fil-a and enjoys being out in the community meeting people through her job. She is married to Rodney and they have 3 wild dogs that keep them busy. When not working or volunteering in some way, Ashley and her husband love to travel and try new restaurants.