Member Spotlight – Nina Dhillon

Nina Dhillon was an avid volunteer throughout her college career. Getting involved in the community became more difficult after graduation, so she joined the JLDOC as a member of the Spring 2016 class. The League offered a variety of opportunities that fit with Nina’s interests and schedule, and it was a great way to meetRead More

Member Spotlight – Shamieka Rhinehart

The Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties is proud to include the Honorable Shamieka Rhinehart among its members. A member since 2011, Shamieka has served on Extra Hands, Kids in the Kitchen, on the Board as Community Council Vice President, and now is on the Nominating Committee. Judge Rhinehart is passionate about service toRead More

Membership Monday – Megan Sterlina

Megan Sterlina has been with the JLDOC since 2008 and is now the Nominating Assistant Chair. Megan grew up in Chapel Hill, went to UNC, and cares for patients as a physician assistant at UNC Hospitals. She joined the League because, as she says, “after graduation, when my friends returned home, I wanted to findRead More

Membership Monday – Julie Williams

Julie Williams serves as a Sustainer Liaisons on the JLDOC Board. She began her JL career in Raleigh in 2001 and transferred to the JLDOC in 2007. By day she is a senior recruiter for First Citizens Bank, and by night—when she isn’t volunteering with the JLDOC—she is a Girl Scout troop co-leader. She joinedRead More

Membership Monday – Christy Graves

Christy Graves is a Chapel Hill native and the current Nominating Chair. She joined the JLDOC in 2006 after graduating from UNC. She turned to the Junior League as a way to meet new friends and to get involved in her community. Involved she has been! Before being elected to Nominating Chair, Christy welcomed andRead More

Membership Monday – Sarah Motsinger

Sarah Motsinger is one of the JLDOC’s 2016-2017 Sustainer Liaisons. As Sustainer Liaison, she represents the interests of the sustaining members on the JLDOC Board of Directors. Sarah joined the League in 2009 following the footsteps of her mother and grandmother, who were also JLDOC members. She remembers growing up filling her family’s “bargain saleRead More

Membership Monday – Kelly Preussner

Kelly Preussner is this year’s Assistant Vice President for Membership Development. She joined the League in 2014 in order to meet more people outside of Duke, where she works, and to become active in the community she now calls home. After joining the JLDOC, Kelly served on the Membership Enrichment Committee, where she tried toRead More

Membership Monday – Jaronda Ingram

Jaronda Ingram is the JLDOC Training and Development Vice President. She is leading the charge to build this new Council and in doing so draws from her experience as chair of the Membership Enrichment committee. Jaronda joined the League in 2013 to learn more about Durham and to serve her community. Jaronda quickly moved intoRead More

Membership Monday – Elizabeth O’Quinn

Elizabeth O’Quinn is the current Membership AVP of the JLDOC. She joined the Junior League of Raleigh in 2011, back when she was a youth minister who spent most of her time with teenagers. “I was craving adult interaction and wanted to develop myself outside of my professional world.” Shortly thereafter she transferred to theRead More

Provisionals in the Garden

Volunteering is one of the corner stones of the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties. Every member of the JLDOC completes the Provisional program before becoming an “active” member. The semester-long course is designed to teach incoming members about the mission and operations of the League and, perhaps most importantly, to train them toRead More