Tyrone Greenlee is an Asheville native. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a community activist who currently serves on the boards of Just Economics of Western North Carolina, Green Opportunities, and Hands and Feet of Asheville. Tyrone has volunteered for many years with the Building Bridges of Asheville organization. He has formerly served on the boards of The Mediation Center, The Asheville City Schools Foundation, The North Carolina Stage Company, and the Western North Carolina AIDS Project. Tyrone works as a mentor and mediator at the Francine Delany New School for Children Charter School in Asheville. He also serves as the Director of Christians for a United Community, a coalition of churches which has worked to dismantle racism and the disparities caused by racism for over ten years in the Asheville Community. Tyrone is also a member of the New Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church where he serves as a member of the Deacons, Youth and Music Ministries.
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