YMA Board

YMA is looking for a few good people to serve on our Board of Directors.

Qualifications to serve on the YMA Board of Directors includes a love of history and Yates Mill, the desire to attend YMA board meetings, and the willingness to use your talents in between meetings to help keep the wheel turning. Whether you are a number cruncher, an organizer, or a people person, YMA has a place for you. If interested, please contact us at info@yatesmill.org

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Directors are elected to 3-year terms.

Term Ends 2023 Term Ends 2024 Term Ends 2025
Ed Barrows Bob Harkness Laurinda Queen Burleson
Corinne Dunn Alex Ives Mark Fountain
Larry Hancock Amber Winifred McClure Cassie Gavin
Leslie Meadows Colin Richardson Steve McLaurin
Travis Park Jill Thomas Vacant


  • Dan Becker, Technical Advisor
  • David Zonderman, NCSU Representative

The Executive Committee is comprised of the officers and one additional representative from the board. Members are elected yearly.

  • Larry Hancock – President
  • Bob Harkness – Vice President
  • Leslie Meadows – Secretary
  • Corinne Dunn – Treasurer
  • Jill Thomas – At-Large ExCom Member

The Head Miller operates and manages the mill.

  • William Robbins

Office Manager and Webmaster

  • Brenda Furry