ABOUT COUNCILWOMAN GOLDIE WELLS
Goldie Frinks Wells, a retired educator, has served as President of Saints Academy and College, a branch of the Church of God in Christ Education System, in Lexington, Mississippi, 1994-96. She served as Title I Director for the Iredell-Statesville Schools, 1985-1994, and taught in the Raleigh-Wake and Guilford County School Systems in the state of North Carolina.
Wells is a member of the Board of Trustees of Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ, District Missionary of the High Point District and member of the Education Committee of the Greater North Carolina Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ and is the National Director of the C.H. Mason Jurisdictional Institutes of the Church of God in Christ, Inc.
Originally from Edenton, North Carolina, Wells has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Hampton University and North Carolina A & T State University, and a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the daughter of the late Golden and Ruth Frinks. She is the proud mother of an adult daughter Kelli Johnson, mother-in-law of Bishop Charles J. Johnson, and the grandmother of Falon, Kelci and Bhali.
In November 2005 she was elected Greensboro City Councilwoman District 2 and served for two terms. Currently she is serving as councilwoman for the district , thanks to those who voted in the November 2017 election. Wells has received many awards for her outstanding leadership. In 2016, she received the Dr. Vivian Burke Community Leadership Award presented by the North Carolina Black Elected Municipal Officials in addition to countless awards through the years.