Mary Kathryn Evans Portrait

Mary Kathryn Evans

(Central Region)

Mary Kathryn (MK) is originally from Virginia Beach, VA. Having moved around multiple times between North Carolina and Georgia, she finally returned ‘home’ to North Carolina 4 years ago. Mary Kathryn currently resides in the Raleigh area and is married with a daughter at East Carolina University.

Mary Kathryn holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s degree in human resource management from Colorado State University. She has worked for various Fortune 500 companies throughout her career in human resources and is currently a vice president of human resources at a global investment bank. Her passion for disability rights comes from her personal experience and family members with multiple mental and physical disabilities. Mary Kathryn is spirited about self-advocacy, advocacy by and for those with disabilities, and policy creation by and with those it affects.

Disability Rights NC

About Us

Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy organization that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina.

What is a P&A?

After Willowbrook, congress made sure that every state has a Protective and Advocacy agency. DRNC is the federally mandated...

Our Team

All staff currently working for Disability Rights North Carolina, listed in alphabetical order, including titles and background info...

Board of Directors

DRNC’s Board of Directors is a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities. All or...

PAIMI Advisory Council

In 1986, Congress took significant action to stop abuse, neglect, and other rights violations against people with mental health disabil...


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