Meet Caroline

Caroline Sullivan chose to raise her children in Raleigh and has lived here for 18 years. She was born and raised in Charlotte, and graduated with Honors from UNC Chapel Hill.  Caroline has been married to Richard Sullivan for 24 years, and they have two children. Their son, Lee, is a Broughton High School graduate and a freshman in college, and their daughter, Elizabeth, is a senior at Enloe High School.

Caroline has a passion for public service and community involvement. She currently serves as the Senior Advisor of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education, an education nonprofit that focuses on promoting work-based learning. It provides programming for students and professional development and support for educators to break down walls between education systems and employers.

Caroline is a Sunday School teacher in the youth program at Hayes Barton United Methodist Church.

She has also taught the Sunday School class for adults with disabilities at the church.

Public Service:

  • Wake County Board of Commissioners, 2013 – 2017, Vice Chair, 2015

  • Chair of the Budget, Audit, and Finance Committee

  • Co-Chair of the Education Committee

  • Co-Chair of the Human Services Committee

  • Chair of the Public Education Committee of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC)

  • NCACC Special Task Force on Mental Health

  • NCACC Legislative Goals Committee

  • NCACC Executive Committee 

  • Triangle J Council of Governments

Community Service:

  • SafeChild Board

  • Alliance Behavioral Healthcare Board

  • Passage Home Board

  • Triangle Family Services Board

  • Wake County Smart Start Board

  • Poe Center for Health Education Board

  • WakeEd Partnership Leadership Council

  • Wake County Task Force for Women’s Employment Issues

  • Wake County Women’s Commission

  • Capital Area Workforce Development Board

  • Wake County Continuum of Care Board

  • NAMI Wake Board

  • Performance Edge Board

  • UNC Rex Cancer Care Patient and Family Council

  • NC Interagency Coordinating Council for Children with Disabilities

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Contact Our Campaign 

PO Box 10541

Raleigh, NC 27605

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