OCV’s Board of Directors


OCV’s Board of Directors represents citizens who are committed to assure a voice for rural residents and Orange and Chatham Counties.   Our board comes from communities throughout rural Orange and parts of Chatham County, and is expanding to become more diverse and inclusive.  If you are interested in joining our board, please contact Alex (AlexCastroJr@hotmail.com).  


Alex Castro, Jr, Chair, Orange County NC (alexcastrojr@hotmail.com)

  • Retired,  United States Navy

  • Vice Chair, Orange County Advisory Council on Aging

  • Board member,  Chapel Hill Meals on Wheels


Nick Davis, Vice-Chair, Chatham County, NC  (nickdavis80@gmail.com)

  • Chair and Founder, Preserve Chatham County


Tish Galu, Treasurer, Chatham County, NC  (galump@centurylink.net)

  • Chair, Orange County Justice United


Norma White, Secretary, Orange County NC  (n.b.white@bellsouth.net)

  • Community Leader, Schley Community

  • Project Engage Advisory Board


Bonnie Hauser, Founder, Orange County NC  (bahauser@aol.com)

  • Retired partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers

  • Project Engage Advisory Board

  • Board member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle

  • Board member, Maple View Agricultural Education Center


Michael Hughes, PE, Orange County NC  (mmh@mmhpe.com)

  • Environmental Engineer,  City of Durham Public Works

  • Board member, Orange Water and Sewer Authority

  • President, Durham Engineers Club


Robert Nutter,  Orange County, NC  (robertpnutter@gmail.com)

  • President Nutter Farms (Maple View Farm and Agricultural Education Center


Gail Alberti, Orange County, NC (gesa47@embargmail.com)

  • Mediator and counselor

  • Project engage leader, Bingham

  • Hospice counselor


Newsletter Editor:  Margot Ringenburg (dmringenburg@bellsouth.net)

Website and Technical Advisor: Jessie Bailin (Jessie@sparrownc.com)