Susan Watson, Executive Director
Susan holds a B.S. in Women’s Gender Studies from UNC-G. She has 13 years experience as a licensed insurance professional with Northwestern Mutual, skilled in operations management and coaching of new financial representatives. Her volunteer work with United Way has focused on community engagement through service on the Women’s Leadership Planning Committee. She is an active member of the Women’s Professional Forum in Greensboro serving on the membership committee. Susan serves on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Resource Center in Greensboro and Women of Guilford. Her passion is coaching women to see their own potential and finding the tools they need to achieve it.
Susan became executive director of WRC on January 1, 2014.
She is the proud mom of one daughter, two sons and three grandchildren. Her spare time is filled as a beachcomber, reader, labyrinth walker and enjoying off the beaten path traveling.
Kathryn Porter, Client Resource Counselor & Program Coordinator
Kathryn brings to Women’s Resource Center 25 years experience in human services and creative delivery of best practice service, driven by person centered and recovery concepts. She has helped Alamance County residents across the age and socio-economic spectrum with developing solutions that promote reaching goals and reducing crisis. Her unique contributions include assisting with job placement niches, writing person centered plans, collaborating with art, music, speech and occupational therapists to design best practice dementia care and collaborating with other community partners to promote educational workshops to promote health and well being in our community. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and says she has personally experienced life transitions where she has practiced the WRC motto, “Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can” and encourages women and their families who are doing the same. “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” Mother Teresa
Susan Barber, Marketing and Membership
>Susan joined the Women’s Resource Center in August 2016 as Marketing and Membership coordinator. Susan’s nonprofit experience includes 10 years with the American Red Cross in donor recruitment and 2 years with the Alamance County Arts Council. Susan is a Burlington native and enjoys living here and serving the community. Susan looks forward to meeting the membership of the WRC and participating in all of the programs and events.