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Guilford County  Boards - Commissions membership

  • Criminal Justice partnership
  • Greensboro Partnership Strategic Plan Committee
  • Inmate Welfare Fund Committee
  • Jail Construction Advisory Committee
  • Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
  • Long-Term Health Care Study Committee
  • Women of NACo Leadership Group (National Association of Counties)
  • NACo Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee
  • NCACC Criminal Justice Steering Committee
  • School Budget Committee
  • Community Based Organization Review Committee


Katie S. "Kay" Cashion

Kay is a mother of four and a grandmother of seven and a member of 1st Baptist Church, Greensboro.




Civic Participation

The Honorable Kay Cashion is not a newcomer to Guilford County and has a long, steady and dependable history of civic achievements.  Katie's community spirit began in 1957 when she became an active member in the Greensboro Junior Women's Club.

  • 1st woman to Chair the Chamber of Commerce Governmental Liaison Council.
  • Organizing Chair of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Business Communications Council.
  • Current Chair, ATHENA Selection committee Greensboro Chamber of Commerce which recognizes outstanding business community woman leaders.
  • Past President:  Greensboro Junior Woman's Club.
  • Organizer and Past President Dolley Madison Women's Club.
  • President and Junior Director GF-NCFWC
  • Past District Department Chair NCFWC Public Affairs .
  • Chair NCFWC State Scholarship.
  • Legislative Committee NCFWC Statewide Community Improvement
  • Past President, VP & Treasurer for GUILD of Family & Children's Service of  Greensboro.
  • Past Chair of the Board of Trustees of Family & Children's Service Foundation of Greensboro.
  • Board Member Family Service of the Piedmont.
  • Board Member of NC State Capitol Trustees for 15 years.
  • Guilford County Commissioner.
  • Chair State Capital Society Ball Steering Committee
  • The State Capitol Foundation, Inc Board of Directors Society Chair.
  • Chaired tow Zoo telethons for the NC Zoo.
  • Chair Family & Childrens Services GSO Board of Trustees.
  • Served on Randolph County Community college Interior Design Advisory Board.
  • UNCG Alumni Association Scholarship Committee.
  • Guilford County Democratic party Resolution Chair.
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  • American Wood Council's National Design Award.
  • 1989 Greensboro Chamber of Commerce National ATHENA Award for outstanding businesswoman and community volunteer.
  • Family Service of the Piedmont "For Love of Family" Award.
  • Guilford County Democratic Party Chairmans Award.
  • Guilford County Democratic Party Leadership Award.
  • Honorary Life Member of NC Zoological Society for chairing two Zoo Telethons for NC Zoo.
  • Recognition Award from NC State Capitol Foundation for Chairing the first State Capitol Ball to raise money to restore our State Capitol.
  • NC Federation of Womens Clubs district Art Award and State Community Improvement Award are named in Kay Cashion's honor.
  • Honorary Life Member of the Federation of Womens Clubs.
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Clara House

Following her Chairmanship, she served as Chair of the Building Committee through completion of the renovation.  Kay also served on the Endowment Committee of the Agency and was instrumental in establishing and fundraising for the initial funding of the Clara House Endowment.

When Clara House's former quarters suffered a fire, Kay donated her time and talent to directing the restoration of the House, at the same time realizing another structure more suited to the needs of the residents would have to be found.  Thus, the initiative after she became Chair of the Board of Trustees.

F&CS recognized her efforts in several ways:  For her efforts on the fire restoration Kay was presented with their "For Love of Family" Award some three years after her service as Board Chair.

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