Financial Literacy Council

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Financial Literacy Council
Department 
Justice
Governor Appointments 
18
Total Board Positions 
18
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 114-51
Ethics 
No
Term Length 
3 years
Purpose 
The council shall monitor and assist the Department of Public Instruction in the coordination of statewide delivery of financial education within the public school system, shall identify programs designed to increase the financial literacy of North Carolinians outside the public school system, and shall work to expand access to financial education resources and programs in communities across North Carolina.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
James P. Morton 12/2/20162/17/2025LimitedResp.for programs related to financial education or service/rep from Community College System
Drucilla B. Minifield 2/19/20192/17/2025LimitedResp. for programs related to financial education or services/At-Large rep from Gov agency
Muye Akinkuotu 2/18/20192/17/2025LimitedPublic Member/Experience in Financial industry
Sonia Garrison 2/18/20192/17/2022LimitedPublic Member/Experience in Financial industry
Anthony Andrew Culpepper 2/18/20192/17/2022LimitedPublic Member/Who rep. employers in the fin. Services Industry
Travis Rouse 2/18/20192/17/2022LimitedPublic Member/Who rep. employers in the fin. Services Industry
Dewana Little 2/18/20192/17/2025LimitedPublic Member/Experience in Consumer Advocacy or nonprofit financial education
Louise Mack 2/18/20192/17/2025LimitedPublic Member/Experience in Consumer Advocacy or nonprofit financial education
Silvia Rincón 2/18/20192/17/2022LimitedPublic Member/Experience in Consumer Advocacy or nonprofit financial education
Angela L. Ellison 2/18/20192/17/2022LimitedPublic Member/Experience in Consumer Advocacy or nonprofit financial education
Heather B. Horton 3/3/20222/17/2025LimitedResp. for programs related to financial educationor services/rep from Dept. of Commerce
Amalia Mercedes Restucha-Klem 3/3/20222/17/2025LimitedResp. for Programs related to financialeducation orservices/rep from Dept. of Justice
Jennifer Haigwood 12/2/20162/17/2025LimitedResp. for programs related to financial education or services/rep from Dept. of Labor
Lori M. Carlin 3/3/20222/17/2025LimitedResp. for programs related to financial education or services/rep from Dept. of Public Instruction
Christine G. Farrelly 4/23/20212/17/2025LimitedResp. for programs related to financial education or services/rep from State Treasurer
Lonnie Christopher 12/14/20152/17/2025LimitedResp. for programs related to financial education or services/rep from Comm. of banks
Melissa Marie Hart 3/3/20222/17/2025LimitedResp. for programs related to financial education or services/rep from University of NC


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