Board of Directors

board of directors

Our exceptional Board of Directors add significant value to our organization.


Together they work to advance the mission of the YWCA Durham. Their involvement encompasses governance, advocacy, public awareness and fundraising initiatives.


They work within a creative and collaborative process that supports the Executive Directors and engages Board members.



Farwa Farshori

Natasha Vemb

Nicole Butt


Erica Pereira

Farishta Kakar



Stephanie Hutton

Sheetal Narwal

Brenda Cowie

Matisse Hamel-Nelis

Cynthia Hill

Marie-Claude Gaudreault

Rita Joseph


Finance and Audit
Nominating & Membership

Become a board member

Become a Board Member


Are you a woman with the skills and passion to become a Board member to help YWCA Durham grow and carry out its mission? We are currently searching for exceptional members for our Board of Directors who will add value to our team.


Our Board meets once a month in the evening, and participates on at least one Committee. Each member brings a unique skill set and background that enhances the overall strength of the Board.


To be considered for a board position, or to learn more, please fill out this form:

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