Rotary District 7690 - Piedmont NC - Zone 33

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Cookie Billings
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About Kathryn "Cookie" Billings

A Greensboro native and a graduate of UNC-Greensboro, Cookie now lives in Jamestown with her husband, Dr Ray Pifer.  Cookie’s only son, Patrick Billings lives in Greensboro with his wife, Stephanie, and their daughters, Vica and Olia. Cookie is one of six children and remains close to her siblings and extended family spending free time, holidays, and travel opportunities in their company.

In 1988, after a four-year tenure as the internal auditor with the Guilford County School System, Cookie moved to the position of Finance Director for the Town of Jamestown. Remaining with Jamestown, she earned the additional role of Assistant Manager in 2003, and in 2006, was appointed to the position of Town Manager. Cookie retired from the Town Manager position in December 2010.

A life-long volunteer in the Guilford County community in a number of organizations, Cookie served in many capacities with Girl Scouts Tarheel Triad Council, eventually presiding as President of the Board of Directors for six years. She received the Thanks Badge II recognition, the highest adult award, and continued her volunteer services for four years as a National Operational Volunteer with the Girl Scouts of the USA.  Recognized by the Greensboro United Way in 1996 as a “Community Hero”, she was honored with the privilege of being an Olympic Torchbearer in Greensboro.  Cookie founded a Girl Scout troop and served as its Troop Leader for thirteen years.  In 2015, Cookie was honored to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, for her years of volunteer service in North Carolina.

A charter member (1996) of the Rotary Club Greensboro Airport, Cookie served as President of the club in 1999-2000.  She was recognized as Greensboro Airport Club’s Rotarian of the year in 2007.  A volunteer for the District Rotary Group Study Exchange, Cookie later chaired this committee for several years.  She also served as the District Conference Chair at The Homestead in 2007. For three years, Cookie was Assistant Governor for Greensboro Area 5 (July 2007 to June 2010).  Cookie has received several recognitions for her Rotary Service, including the RI Four Avenues of Service Citation for Individual Rotarians. Cookie served as Rotary 7690 District Governor in 2013-2014, District Trainer from 2014-2016, a Carolinas’ PETS Discussion Leader, and has been appointed to serve as District Rotary Foundation Committee Chair and Zone 33/34 Treasurer beginning July 1, 2016.  Ray and Cookie are Paul Harris Fellows, Major Donors, Paul Harris Society and Bequest Society members.


Kathryn Quinn Billings (Cookie & Ray)
309 Winrow Drive
Jamestown, NC 27282

Home: 336-454-0542
Cell: 336-870-4957
Club: Greensboro Airport
Member Since: 05/14/1996

DGND Van Lankford (2023-2024)
DGN Debbie Scott (2022-2023)
DGE Chris Justice (2021-2022)

DG Tommy Rosser (2020-2021)

PDG Randy Perkins (2019-2020)
PDG Claudia Cannady (2018-2019)
PDG Lloyd Navarro (2017-2018)
PDG Jon Spillman (2016-2017)
PDG Larry Lassiter (2015-2016)
PDG Patrick Eakes (2014-2015)
PDG Cookie Billings (2013-2014)
PDG Rick Snider (2012-2013)
PDG Terry Titus (2011-2012)
PDG Wes Patterson (2010-2011)
PDG Michael Conrad (2009-2010)
PDG Charles Allen (2008-2009)
PDG David McCoy (2007-2008)
PDG Mitzi Ellis (2006-2007)
PDG Phil Morris (2005-2006)
PDG Don Allred (2004-2005)
PDG Bob Newton (2003-2004)
PDG Henry Brown (2002-2003)
PDG Stuart Fountain (2001-2002)
PDG Jack Green (2000-2001)
PDG John B. Haynes (1999-2000)
PDG Stuart Fountain (1998-1999)
PDG D. Kim Setliff (1997-1998)
PDG Carol Summerlin (1996-1997)
PDG Arnold King (1995-1996)
PDG Charles Younce (1994-1995)
PDG Wilbur Handcock (1993-1994)
PDG Ray Taylor (1992-1993)
PDG Everett Padgett (1991-1992)
PDG John Justice (1990-1991)
PDG William Smith Kirk (1989-1990)
PDG Ralph H. Bowden (1988-1989)
PDG W.B. Hull (1987-1988)
PDG Albert M. Ankrom (1986-1987)
PDG Philip S. Brown (1985-1986)
PDG Richard D. Meisky (1984-1985)
PDG Frank H. (Chip) Wood (1983-1984)
PDG Buck Campbell (1983-1984)
PDG Wade Phillips (1982-1983)
PDG Felton J. Capel (1981-1982)
PDG Marcus B. Crotts (1980-1981)
PDG Thomas F. McKnight (1979-1980)
PDG Sam Cranford (1978-1979)
PDG Frank H. (Chip) Wood (1977-1978)
PDG Robert L. Sprinkle (1976-1977)
PDG T.C. Plexico (1975-1976)
PDG Bud Toler (1974-1975)
PDG W.D. Lee (1973-1974)
PDG David Rankin (1972-1973)
PDG Dick Johnson (1971-1972)
PDG Charles Wesley Lowry (1970-1971)
PDG Henry Wilburn Anderson (1969-1970)
PDG Austin M. Garriss (1968-1969)
PDG John A. (Jack) Dibb (1967-1968)
PDG James F. Lambeth, Jr. (1966-1967)
PDG Leo J. Heer (1965-1966)
PDG Floyd L. Knight (1964-1965)
PDG Charles Wiley Phillips, Sr. (1963-1964)
PDG John W. Harden (1962-1963)
PDG Carl Vann Tyner (1961-1962)
PDG Walter C. Odell, Sr. (1960-1961)
PDG John Spurgeon Edwards (1959-1960)
PDG Henry W. (Hal) Little, Jr. (1958-1959)
PDG Harry Brown Finch (1957-1958)

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