Board Member Emeritus

David Morse was formerly Regional Vice President of Human Resources for Sealy. David has extensive experience in training and development. David Morse has more than 45 years’ experience in private aviation, is a certificated flight instructor, an aircraft owner, and a check pilot for the Civil Air Patrol.

Employment – July 1957 – 2000 (43 Years) Piedmont Aviation, Inc. (Parent Co. – Piedmont Airlines) Lineman – Fueling/Towing/Washing Aircraft 1966 – Manager Customer Service 1972 – 2010 Pope Realty, Inc – Sales/Partner/Land Acqusition 1980 – Promoted To Vice President 1986 – Promoted To Exe. Vice President 1990 – Promoved To President/Ceo Retired April 2000…

Vice Chairman

Clarence Lamb, Jr. is the owner of Cameron Commercial Corp and Twin City Properties, Corp., which consists of more than two million square feet of industrial, warehouse and commercial office real estate in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. Prior to this, Lambe was in a private law practice focusing on real estate, commercial transactions…

Board Member

Sue Polinsky is the founder and president of TechTriad, Inc., a Greensboro-based full-service virtual technology firm that specializes in supporting the growth and success in online activity of small businesses. She is also the founder of ConvergeSouth, the Triad’s first technology and innovation conference, now in its 8th year. Sue’s experience includes a significant background…

Board Member

Marty Tharpe is the founder and CEO of the nationally renowned company SPEVCO Inc. (Special Events Vehicles and Creative Operations) Marty now has a fleet of about 25 trucks traveling the nation at any one time promoting the nation’s most prestigious brands including Coca-Cola, Microsoft, General Motors, Sony, Burger King, Audi, Canon and the US…

Board Member

April F. Cooper brings a wide range of technical, and pedagogical experience to our board, having served as both a classroom teacher, and in the WS/FC Schools administration offices as an IT specialist. She has served in various leadership capacities at the university, community college, private and K-12 levels. A graduate of Appalachian State with…

Michelle Davidson is the Chief Academic Officer for Sumner County Schools in Tennessee. Sumner County Schools has 46 campuses and 27,500 students. Davidson has served as an associate superintendent, magnet/choice school director, secondary curriculum director, principal, college lecturer, coach, and teacher. In Guilford County, Davidson directed 44 magnet schools with 17 separate themes. Davidson worked as the Social Studies…

Board Member

Highly proactive in the aviation industry, Captain Cline is a past executive council member of the International Society of Woman Airline Pilots.

Steve Flippin

Board Chair

Steve is a career educator who most recently was hired by the Guildford County School System to create, and manage, its Aviation Technologies Training program.