yipe in iredell county, inc. board of directors

Carolyn Lent, Board Chairman

Lisa Nesbit, RN, MSN, Education Coordinator for Hospice of Iredell County

Lisa Nesbitt is a native of Statesville. She is married with two adult children. Her high school alma mater is Statesville High School. Lisa has been a nurse for 28 years. She received a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Lenoir-Rhyne College and a Masters in Nursing Education from Walden University. 

 Her nursing career encompasses many different settings including acute care, long term care, home health, hospice as well as more than ten years teaching in the Community College system and various universities. Lisa has been the Education Coordinator for Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County for more than 7 years, where she is passionate about her work with the organization.

She enjoys helping people who have needs of all ages but is drawn to the young and mature generations and above all has a passion for educating professionals and the community about dementia.

Tonya Reid, Social Worker & District Liaison For Iredell-Statesville Schools

Tonya Wilson Reid is a native of Statesville, North Carolina. She attended public school and graduated from Statesville High School in 1984. She went on to attend Western Carolina University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work in 1988.

Her background includes serving as a social worker in various children and family service environments for the past 27 years. Currently, she works as School Social Worker and is the McKinney Vento Homeless Education Program District Liaison for Iredell-Statesville Schools. Reid has worked diligently in her community trying to bring about positive change. Reid looks back on all of her work and she knows that she was dedicated to her work and she worked from her heart and professional base. Reid knows that she has made a difference in many children and adult lives.