Our Staff

Richard M. Clerkin, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Professor of Public Administration
(919) 513-7031
Richard_Clerkin@ncsu.edu

Chernelle Jones
University Program Associate
(919) 513-7031

Jenn Scoggins
Academic and Leadership Program Coordinator
(919) 513-0596

Elizabeth Benefield
Social Entrepreneurship Program Manager
(919) 515-0272
eabenefi@ncsu.edu

Alisha Brice
Social Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator
(919) 515-0270

Jack Ratterree
Student Worker, Social Entrepreneurship
(919) 515-0273

Rayvon Walker
Graduate Assistant 
(919) 515-0273                                    
rwalker3@ncsu.edu

Shaheera Sayed
Graduate Assistant 
(919) 515-0273                                    
ssayed@ncsu.edu

Sandra Cyr
Managing Editor, Philanthropy Journal
(919) 515-0271
sicyr@ncsu.edu

Krystin Gollihue
Graduate Editor, Philanthropy Journal