the perspective exchange

Our Team

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Cynthia Campbell is an experienced crisis line counselor and a sexual assault advocate.  Previously, she was a marketing professional in the Washington, DC area.  She received a B.A. in psychology from Wake Forest University.

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Barbara M. Foushee is a Senior Technologist in a molecular oncology lab.  She has spent her entire career working in laboratory sciences.  She was elected to the Board of Aldermen on November 7, 2017 and her term expires in December 2021.  Barbara has been serving on the Town of Carrboro's Human Services Advisory Board for the past 3 years, most recently in the position of Vice-Chair.  She has also served on the OWASA Board of Directors since 2015 (appointed by the Orange County Commissioners) Her community involvement includes serving as the Branch Secretary for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP; Member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.-Eta Phi Zeta Graduate Chapter; Undergraduate Advisor to the Omega Iota Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. at UNC-CH; Blue Ribbon Mentor; Member of the Order of the Eastern Star, PHA Randolph Chapter #185; and Past Chair of the community awareness and political action ministry at First Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, NC.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from historic St. Augustine's University in Raleigh, NC. 

Barbara is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award that is given annually by the local NAACP branch.  For the past 2 years, she has been awarded the Finer Womanhood Award from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and she was also recognized by the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Community Involvement as Outstanding Alumnae Advisor of the Year (Fall and Spring 2016).

Barbara is married to former Carrboro Alderman Braxton Foushee. 

Anna Lynch is the founder of the Perspective Exchange. She is a former educator who believes in the power of dialogue to help shift our culture to one of more compassion and understanding. In 2018, after retiring from teaching, Anna began writing for and volunteering with Women AdvanNCe advocacy group. You can find her writing at

Anna has received in-depth training in facilitation from Essential Partners, formerly The Public Conversations Project. 


Ann Margius received her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in Journalism and Spanish, and received her J.D. from Duke University School of Law.  After law school, Ann practiced law in New York for several years before returning to North Carolina.  She is currently an associate at Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP, where she focuses on labor and employment law.


Hathaway Pendergrass, a native of Carrboro, North Carolina, works at Epting and Hackney law firm in Chapel Hill. He joined the firm in September, 2012, and focuses his practice on civil litigation and criminal law. He is a proud graduate of Chapel Hill High School. After high school, he entered UNC-CH, and graduated in 2006 with a BS in Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business program. He entered North Carolina Central School of Law in 2009 where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the North Carolina Central Law Review and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2012. 

Hathaway is Chair of the Board of Directors for the Orange & Chatham Justice Initiatives affiliate, a current Board Member of the Arts Center in Carrboro, former President of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center Board of Directors, former President of the 15B Judicial District Bar, former Board Member of the Orange County Bar, a Teen Court Judge with Volunteers for Youth in Orange County, serves on the Orange County Planning Board, and volunteers as the attorney for EmPOWERment, Inc. Hathaway  previously served on the Carrboro Planning board, volunteered as the attorney for the Carrboro Farmers' Market, and served as a volunteer in the 15B Judicial District Guardian Ad Litem program. He also enjoys running, attending Carolina sporting events, and spending time with his wife and two kids.