Kathy A. Taft
Kathy A. Taft was an educator, policy maker, and community volunteer. She served on the Women's Roundtable board of directors, the Arts Council board of directors, the Boys and Girls Club board, the Communities in Schools board, the Medical Care Commission, the Governor’s School board, the Public School Forum board, the PTA Council, and Exceptional Children’s Council. In 1990, Taft was elected to the Pitt County Board of Education, serving as vice chair. In 1995, she was appointed to the State Board of Education and reappointed in 2003. She was inducted into the ECU Educators Hall of Fame in 2003. She passed away in 2010.