Who We Are

Healthy Cabarrus was founded in 1997. Founding partners included Cappie Stanley (Cabarrus Health Alliance), Dianne Snyder (Northeast Medical Center), Anne Laukitis (Partnership for Children), and Gina Goff (Cabarrus Health Alliance).

Executive Board

  • Tri Tang, Chair
    Carolinas Healthcare System Northeast
  • Merl Hamilton, Vice Chair
    City of Concord
  • Reid Thornburg
    Cardinal Innovations
  • Mike Downs
    Cabarrus County Manager
  • Angela Graham
    City of Concord - Housing
  • Brent Rockett
    Cannon Memorial YMCA


  • Marcella Beam
    Executive Director
  • Sandra Torres
    Latino Outreach Coordinator
  • Kristin Klinglesmith
    Substance Use Coalition Coordinator
  • Kelsey Heller
    Cabarrus Wellness Coalition Co-Facilitator


  • Cabarrus Arts Council
  • Cabarrus County Government
  • Cabarrus County Schools
  • Cabarrus Literacy Council
  • Cabarrus Health Alliance
  • Cabarrus Partnership for Children
  • Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Cabarrus Rowan Community Health Centers
  • Cannon Memorial YMCA
  • Cardinal Innovations
  • Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
  • City of Concord
  • City of Kannapolis
  • Community Care of Southern Piedmont
  • Community Free Clinic
  • Cooperative Christian Ministry
  • Habitat for Humanity Cabarrus County
  • Kannapolis City Schools
  • Moose Pharmacy
  • NC Research Campus
  • Project Safe Cabarrus
  • Rowan Cabarrus Community College
  • Town of Harrisburg
  • Town of Midland
  • Town of Mount Pleasant
  • United Way of Central Carolinas
  • UNC Charlotte