Patricia Pearson was elected to the Board of Directors as a Phase 3 director on October 22, 2016 and is now a Phase 2 director having taking advantage of the Phase 3 property owners' opportunity to switch her lot in Phase 3 to a Phase 2 lot in 2019.
As one of GreyRock’s first Communication Committee members (at its formation in October 2011), she attended meetings and provided articles for the GreyRock Today quarterly newsletter and helped with the development and administration of the GreyRock Today website. Patricia has been appointed to the Design Review Board effective December 1, 2020. Patricia is Vice President on the Board of Directors elected at their November 2017 Organization meeting. Ms. Pearson also serves on the Phase 3 Task Force.
Ms. Pearson is a former Federal Senior Executive Service member responsible for Human Capital (HC) and Human Resources (HR) Management in the Federal government. Ms. Pearson has over 35 years supporting the Department of the Navy, Department of the Army, Marine Corps and the Department of Health and Human Services in leading HC and HR programs both at the Department level and for one of its largest Operating Divisions, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. After retirement she supported a Woman-Owned, Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Federal contracting company, Golden Key Group, LLC. Ms. Pearson led Golden Key Group’s Federal HC and HR Lines of Business service offerings in support of Federal agencies. After supporting corporate America for almost 12 years, Ms. Pearson decided to retire and has now opened her own business, Pearson Business Consulting.
Ms. Pearson earned a Masters in Strategic Studies from U.S. Army War College and Masters in Public Administration from Shippensburg University graduating magna cum laude. She has used her education and experience in her leadership roles on the GreyRock Board of Directors. As Vice President Patricia runs the meetings in the absence of the President.
Board Secretary - Fay Kobland Fay Kobland was originally appointed to the Board with two other property owners, Casey Henderson and Anne Oklowski. On January 20, 2009 she was elected as Secretary, with Casey as President and Anne as Treasurer in a special meeting with George Nowack, attorney for the Association. She continued in her appointed capacity until the first election of Board of Directors by owners that was held in October 15, 2011 where she was elected as a Phase 2 Director.
Fay and her husband, John, have moved from New Jersey, where they raised their family, to GreyRock at Lake Lure. Fay’s passion is photography so the natural beauty of the land in western North Carolina was one of the factors that drew the Kobland’s to move to Lake Lure. By profession, Ms. Kobland holds her Masters in Social Work degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 39 years working in a public school with special education students and their parents. Fay and John are delighted with the warm welcome given them by new friends in the Lake Lure area.
During her 12-year tenure as secretary on the GreyRock Board of Directors, Fay has gained an extensive knowledge of the history of GreyRock. She has also learned a great deal about the workings of Homeowners Associations, including legal matters, budgets, reserve accounts, infrastructure development and general maintenance procedures. As secretary, she is responsible for writing and maintaining meeting agenda, minutes and numerous other records. Fay serves on the Design Review Board for GreyRock and is a valued member of the Marketing-Communications Committee, functioning as editor of the GreyRock Today Newsletter. Her vision of GreyRock is of a vibrant community of unparalleled beauty and oneness with nature in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Board Treasurer - William "Bill" C. Bogner Dr. William C. Bogner was the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs and an Associate Professor in the Department of Managerial Sciences at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. In his administrative roles he manages an academic program for over 6,200 students in the Robinson BBA Program and Chaired the Undergraduates Academic Program Council for the University, among other duties. As a researcher, he has published in leading academic journals, has made numerous presentations at the annual meetings in North America, Europe and Asia. At Georgia State Dr. Bogher taught courses on Strategic Management in the MBA, EMBA and PhD programs. He served for fifteen years as the Treasurer of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management and he was the initial Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer of the Strategy Research Foundation. Dr. Bogner is also an attorney licensed by the state of Illinois. He, His wefe, Dr. Pamela Barr, and their Soft-coated Wheaten terrier, Rosie, live in Chamblee, GA.
Board Assistant Treasurer - Michael Malo Michael "Mike" Malo was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2010 to fill an open Board position and was elected as Treasurer. He has served as either Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer since. Mike is also on the Finance Committee and Phase Three Task Force.
Design Review Board Chairperson - Vickie Redgrave
Vickie Redgrave serves as Chairperson of the Design Review Board and is also a member of the GreyRock Infrastructure Committee. Vickie and her husband Jonathan purchased their home in GreyRock in 2015, making it their permanent home in 2017. Vickie is a Partner at the law firm Redgrave LLP. She and her husband also own Mountain Brook Vineyards, an award winning winery with a newly constructed tasting area, located just 30 miles from GreyRock, in Tryon, NC.