Vaughan will lead effort to create LGBT Center

Nancy Vaughan, Executive Director Guilford Green FoundationGREENSBORO, N.C., February 1, 2016 – Guilford Green Foundation is proud to announce this afternoon the selection of Nancy Vaughan as the non-profit organization’s new Executive Director.

“On behalf of Guilford Green Foundation’s Board of Directors, I couldn’t be more excited to welcome Nancy Vaughan as our new executive director,” said Board Co-Chair Melissa Greer. “Nancy’s demonstrated leadership in serving our community will be essential to our success as we move forward in advancing Guilford Green Foundation’s mission to unite our community by fostering organizations that advance Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) persons and issues.”

Vaughan brings more than ten years of successful community leadership. She currently serves as Mayor of Greensboro, having previously been elected as a member of Greensboro’s City Council. “Nancy has been a tremendous leader in Greensboro and we believe she will be a tremendous asset as we all work together to create a new LGBT Center in Greensboro,” said GGF Board Co-Chair Jeff Smith.

Over the next several months Guilford Green Foundation, under Vaughan’s leadership, will engage the community seeking ideas and input for the development of Greensboro’s first LGBT Center. The LGBT Center would engage, empower, and advocate on behalf of LGBT people and
their allies and connect the community to diverse opportunities and resources.

“I have always been impressed by the people behind Guilford Green Foundation and plan to hit the ground running,” says Vaughan. “By harnessing the unique power of Greensboro’s diversity, the foundation has unlimited potential.”

In addition to her new role as GGF executive director, Vaughan will also continue to serve as Mayor of Greensboro.

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About Guilford Green Foundation:

Guilford Green Foundation has been working since 1995 to courageously unite community by fostering organizations that advance LGBT persons and issues. Guilford Green Foundation works to promote diversity and inclusiveness throughout the LGBT community and the greater Guilford County community by raising and distributing funds for LGBT organizations and programs and growing an endowment to sustain funding for these purposes.

*For questions, please contact our office at info@ggfnc.org or 336-790-8419