Board of Directors


Elaine Pleasants
Executive Director

Wheels4Hope is such a simple, but necessary, idea: place donated, recycled vehicles with people who need safe and reliable transportation as they travel on the road to self-sufficiency. The team here, our vehicle recipients, and our community partners inspire me everyday as we change people’s lives. It is an honor to work for Wheels4Hope.

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Western Leadership
Mike Campbell Community Organizer and Life Training Coach – Community Action Agency
Neil Leach Community organizer; managed non-profit organizations in health services
and low income housing
Jim Lowder Director of Development – Homeward Bound
Vicki Meath Executive Director – Just Economics
Rev. Michael Poulos Associate Pastor for Community Outreach, First Presbyterian Church
Scott Stetson Manager, Restore of Habitat for Humanity
Charlie Wilson Owner and Manager, Organic Mechanic
Gwen Wisler Asheville City Council Member