Bill Wilson, associate state director, AARP North Carolina, named deputy director, NC Justice Center, Raleigh.
Tom Brown, former program officer, NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund, named executive director, North Carolina Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning, or NC REAL.
Mike Conrad, executive director, Piedmont Triad chapter, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, named "Staff Person of the Year" in 2011 by JDRF International.
Chip Berry, former executive vice president of business development, Cone Mills/International Textile Group, named director of development, United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro.
Laurelyn Dossett, Greensboro-based singer and songwriter, to receive Betty Cone Medal of Arts Award from United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro.