GreyRock Board of Directors
Board President - Jonathan Redgrave
Jonathan Redgrave was elected to the Board in 2015, was elected Vice-President in 2016 and was elected as President in 2017 and 2018. Jonathan lives with his wife, Vickie, in GreyRock, where they have lived full-time since September of 2017.
Jonathan and Vickie have six boys, two granddaughters and one lovable yellow Labrador retriever, Cooper. If you visit the neighborhood, you will often see Jonathan and Cooper out for a stroll. Jonathan's mother lives nearby in Rumbling Bald Resort.
Jonathan practices law at Redgrave LLP with Vickie. Jonathan graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1998 and then the University of Minnesota Law School in 1991. Jonathan and Vickie also own Mountain Brook Vineyards, an award winning winery located just 30 miles from GreyRock, in Tryon, NC.
Board Vice President - Patricia Pearson
Patricia Pearson was elected to the Board of Directors as a Phase 3 director on October 22, 2016. As one of GreyRock’s first Communication Committee members (at it’s 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 is a current member of the Marketing and Communications Committee. 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.
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 almost 10-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 - 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 Treasures or Assistant Treasurer since. Mike currently serves as Treasurer representing Phase 3.
Board Assistant Treasurer - Gerald “Jerry” Fox
Was elected to the GreyRock board in October of 2011 to represent Phase 1 owners. He has served continuously since then as he held the offices of both Treasurer and Assistant Treasure and as President (2015).
Jerry has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Beloit (Wisconsin) College and a Master of Public Administration degree from Kansas University. He served as a City Manager for twenty years (1959-1979) in four Texas and Arkansas cities and served as County Manager for over twenty years (1979-2000) in Mecklenburg County (Charlotte) North Carolina. He retired in late 2000’s and continues to reside in Charlotte.
Jerry has served on several national and international boards concerned with local, state and national government management during his work career. Since retiring in 2000 he has chaired boards dealing with homeless and senior issues, mass transit and after school programs. He currently serves as an officer of his townhome HOA and was a part time marketing consultant with an architectural firm for fifteen years. Jerry also taught in the Master of Public Administration program at the University of North Carolina Charlotte in a program that is named in his honor.
His wife and partner for fifty-seven years died in late 2015. Jerry has three children, thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Board Director - Casey Henderson Casey Henderson was appointed to the Board of Directors on January 20, 2009 and was elected as President and served many years as President. Currently Casey is a Director At-large.
Marketing-Communications Committee Chair William C. Bogner
Dr. William C. Bogner is 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 Chairs 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. Bogner teaches 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 wife, Dr. Pamela Barr, and their Soft-coated Wheaten terrier, Rosie, live in Chamblee, GA..
Infrastructure Committee Chair - John Kobland
John Kobland was appointed by the Board of Directors as Chairperson of the GreyRock Infrastructure Committee in June, 2012. Prior to that, he served as a member of individual committees, including the Roads Committee, Utilities Committee and Water Committee. Subsequently, those committees were combined into a single Infrastructure Committee to enhance overall efficiency.
John and his wife Fay moved to their newly constructed mountain home in GreyRock at Lake Lure with their golden retriever Toby in 2017. John plays at golf with friends, attempting valiantly to ‘perfect’ his game, which is in sore need of improvement. John and Fay have joined local service and social organizations, such as the Lake Lure Lions Club, the Newcomers Club and the Chamber of Commerce. They have found Lake Lure to be an exceptionally welcoming area of open arms, love and friendship. John’s educational background is in biology and microbiology. He worked many years as a scientist and then as a manager in agricultural and pharmaceutical research companies in New Jersey.
In his role on the Infrastructure Committee, John has learned considerably more than he ever imagined about road construction, soil erosion, water resources, electric installation and environmental issues. He has established working liaisons with many infrastructure-related persons and organizations to effectively promote the interests of GreyRock. He was a principal in getting roads and electric installed in the community and was the contact person for a formal groundwater source exploration study. John works diligently to keep the Board informed of his Committee’s ongoing efforts and to obtain approval on project costs and processes.
John’s vision for GreyRock is one of beautiful mountain homes nestled in a vibrant mountain community filled with friendships, natural wonders and stunning views. This vision forms a guidepost for much of his efforts and activities.
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.
Andrew "Andy" Singleton- Community Property Manager
IPM has provided management services for GreyRock Community Association since 2009. Andy is the project manager for IPM assigned to GreyRock and other communities in the local Asheville area. Andy has training in Business Management. He has experience being the General Manager for up-scale, gated communities in Napa and Newport Beach, CA; in Portland, OR and Huston, TX and moving into North Carolina in 2000. He's served as General Manager/COO for the Governors Club in Chapel Hill, NC and the Mountain Air Country Club in Burnsville, NC.
Andy believes that facilitating the needs of a community as a whole is equally as important as facilitating the needs of the individual when approaching management. Andy has had great success in the past and wish to continue that success into the future as he takes over in the Property Management with GreyRock. As our manager, Andy plans to continue to provide top quality service while facilitating the goals set forth by the board and the community as a whole. Andy wants to ensure each new member understands that as this community develops/grows, IPM as well as himself is always here as a resource. He looks forward to serving this communities growth and sustainability into the future. Andy is particularly interested in assisting GreyRock by working with a developer/builder to attract owners wanting to build.
Calendar for Monthly Regular Board Meetings