Hope Mills Prime Movers Committee



  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 1st Thursday of each month
  • Town Hall - Luther Board Meeting Room 


  • Elizabeth Armstrong (Secretary)
  • Monika Cotter (Vice-Chair)
  • April Mata (Assistant Secretary & Social Media Coordinator)
  • Jerel McGeachy (Chair)
  • Vacant 
  • Nathan Warfel
  • Planning & Economic Development Director Chancer McLaughlin (Town staff liaison)
  • Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Kenjuana McCray (Board of Commissioners liaison)

Advisory Board Members

  • Marcus Doss
  • M. Joseph
  • Pastor Michael Mathis
  • Amaya McCray
  • J. McGeachy, Jr.
  • Alexis Rogers
  • T. Southerland
  • P. Black - Social Media Coordinator

About the Committee

The Committee was established by Town Ordinance to advise the Hope Mills Board of Commissioners (BOC) on issues relevant to the attraction, retention and engagement of Hope Mills residents between the ages of eighteen to thirty-nine. The committee is dedicated to improving communications with the BOC regarding the quality of life for young adults by providing recommendations related to programs and actions that affect this age group. 

Committee Bylaws


Connect with the Prime Movers

Prime Movers Facebook 

Prime Movers Jerel McGeachy

Chairman Jerel McGeachy (2020-Current)

Prime Movers Monika Cotter

Vice-Chair Monika Cotter

Prime Movers Marcus Doss

Advisory Board Member Marcus Doss

Prime Movers Liaison Chancer

Town Staff Liaison Planning & Economic Development Director Chancer McLaughlin

Prime Movers April Mata

Assistant Secretary and Social Media Coordinator April Mata

Prime Movers Armstrong

Secretary Elizabeth Armstrong

Prime Movers Shadonna McPhaul

Advisory Board Member Shadonna Mo' McPhaul

Prime Movers MPT McCray

Founder of Hope Mills Prime Movers Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Kenjuana McCray