Our Staff


Dr. Wilbur Smith, EdD, Executive Director

wilbur.smith@columbussmartstart.org

910-499-4546


Dr. Selena Rowell, EdD, Program Manager

Community Outreach, Information & Resources

selena.rowell@columbussmartstart.org

910-499-4548


Sandra Newkirk, Program Coordinator

sandra.newkirk@columbussmartstart.org

910-499-4547


MaryAnn Ferraro, Program Support Specialist

maryann.ferraro@columbussmartstart.org

910-212-4689


Lydia Faison, Program Support Specialist

Outreach & Early Smart Start Learning Facility

lydia.faison@columbussmartstart.org

910-212-4689


Gloria Riddick, Program Support Specialist

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

gloria.riddick@columbussmartstart.org

910-499-4549


Monica Deese, Coordinator

Early Parenthood Program

YWCA Lower Cape Fear

epp@ywca-lowercapefear.org

www.ywca-lowercapefear.org/epp



Postal Address:

Columbus County Partnership for Children

109 W. Main St.

Whiteville, NC 28472






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Selena Rowell

109 W. Main St Whiteville, NC 28472 

Phone: 910-499-4548

E-mail: selena.rowell@columbussmartstart.org