Executive Leadership

Alicia Morris-Rudd, JLC President

A member of the Junior League for 20 years, Alicia has been a Provisional, Transfer, Active and Sustaining member of the JLC, including spending seven years in the Chicago League. A native of Charlotte, Alicia was first introduced to the JLC when she was six years old. Her mother, Sally Morris, a member of the League used to bring Alicia and her sister Jaime to JLC community events and meetings.

Alicia has been a member of the JLC Board of Directors and has served in the role of council manager for Community Impact Council, Education, Training and Advocacy Council, and Human Resources Council. She has also served as the JLC Foundation President and worked on our last two capital campaigns.

Outside the League, Alicia is the Director of Community Engagement for the College of Health and Human Services, UNC Charlotte. She volunteers her time on the Board of Directors for Care Ring and as a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Women’s Impact Fund and the Robinson Center for Civic Leadership at the Foundation for the Carolinas.


Ashley Soublet, JLC Executive Vice President 

As a Charlotte native, Ashley joined the Junior League of Charlotte in 2014 to improve the community where she grew up, and serve alongside like-minded women with a passion for service.

During her time as a JLC member, Ashley has served as a WearHouse volunteer, Fall Fundraiser committee volunteer, Training and Development Vice Chair and Chair, Operations Task Force member, Education & Training Council Manager, and Diversity & Inclusion Board Subcommittee member. Currently, Ashley is leading the Management Team as the JLC’s inaugural Executive Vice President.

In addition to her League responsibilities, Ashley is a federal Human Resources Specialist for a government agency in the Charlotte area. She has previously worked as a Human Resources Consultant in the NC university system, as a Human Resources Specialist with a government agency in the Raleigh-Durham area, and as a grant writer for a nonprofit organization serving victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Ashley received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Central University with a M.A. in Public Administration. In her spare time, she enjoys baking and designing cakes, traveling internationally, watching UNC basketball, catching the latest movies, and spending time with family and friends.

Board of Directors
The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc.’s (JLC) Board of Directors is responsible for the governing and the monitoring of the JLC. The goal of the Board is achieving successes for the JLC that are based on the mission and vision of the League.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

  • President: Alicia Morris-Rudd
  • CFO: Krystal Owens
  • President-Elect: Tricia Magee
  • Executive Vice President: Ashley Soublet
  • Nominating Chair: Kellie Lofton
  • Sustaining Advisor: Katrina Whelchel
  • Board Secretary: Jacquie Baker
    Members at Large:
  • Jamie Mills
  • Joy Patterson
  • Nantasha Chryst
  • Sherri Belfield
  • Destiny Jenkins
  • Toya Allen
  • Kelly-Ann Fasano
  • Audrey Hood
  • Jane Grosse (Sustainer)

Management Team
The Junior League of Charlotte’s Management Team is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and management of the JLC to ensure the achievement of the purposes of the JLC based on the mission and vision.

2018-2019 Management Team

  • Executive Vice President: Ashley Soublet
  • Executive Vice President Elect: Beth Becchold
  • President-Elect: Tricia Magee
  • Nominating Vice Chair: Emily Reichs
  • VP of Finance: Jillian Ingram
  • Communications Manager: Claire Magee
  • Community Impact Manager: Monica Holmes
  • Education & Training Manager: Julie Brown
  • Fund Development Manager: Helen King
  • Human Resource Council Manager: Monique Perry
  • Risk Manager: Neddra Valleskey
  • Assistant CIC Manager: Rhonda Blasingame
  • Assistant Comm Manager: Maeghan Beahm
  • Assistant ET Manager: Whitney Hill
  • Assistant FDC Manager: Brittany Wright
  • Assistant HRC Manager: Jessica Dienna
  • Sustaining Advisor to the EVP: Lisa Tomlinson