Olson Huff, MD FAAP
Olson Huff is a pediatrician, child advocate, founder of the Olson Huff Center for Child Development and the Founding Medical Director of Mission Children’s Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.
He played an instrumental role in the development of health care resources, such as the “Toothbus,” which provides care for under-served children in rural western North Carolina.
As a leader in child welfare, he held numerous key roles, including past president of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, immediate past chair of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Partnership for Children as well as the past chair of the Committee on Federal Government Affairs of the AAP.
He is a veteran of the USAF and a graduate of the University of Kentucky. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville, interned at Wilford Hall USAF Hospital, held pediatric residency at Charlotte Memorial Hospital, and a fellowed in Child Development at UNC at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Huff enjoys being an elder in the Presbyterian Church, a jogger, and an avid reader of US History.
He and his wife of 52 years, Marylyn, live in Black Mountain, NC, and have three sons and four growing grandchildren.
Anne Oxenreider, MEd, MA
Anne Oxenreider is an educator, editor, and child advocate. Anne worked as the planner and founding director of a county-wide preschool parent education program in Asheville, NC.
During her career and while being a mother, she wrote several chapters in two Sixty Second Parent books: Caring for your Newborn: How to enjoy the first 60 days as a new mom and The Triumphant Child: A practical guide to raising two, three, and four year olds. Several of her parenting posts have been syndicated in national newspapers. During this time, Anne and her family have foster parented ten children, all under the age of five.
She earned dual Master’s degrees in education and English in the University of North Carolina System.
For fun, she loves singing to children, working at a community college, and tackling big projects.
Anne and her husband of 24 years, Tom, live in Black Mountain, NC, and have two children.
Jonathan Crumpler, MFA
Jonathan Crumpler is a Program Coordinator for two Associate in Applied Science degree programs housed at Western Piedmont Community College including Digital Effects and Animation Technology (D.E.A.T.) and Simulation and Game Development.
As the developer of the D.E.A.T. program, he has worked with both industry representatives and educators to develop a viable multi-media and 3D generalist workforce in the region.
In 2009, he assisted WPCC in implementing the Simulation and Game Development (S.G.D.) program. It continues to grow as the student workforce prepares to meet the growing needs of interactive new media.
He has successfully guided collaborative service learning projects in visualization that engage students in a variety of applied media technology including video production, graphic design, motion graphics and animation, and 3D content creation.
His background in education includes a BFA in Studio Art from Appalachian State University and an MFA in Photography and Media Arts from University of Arizona.