An Experienced Public Servant for New Hanover County!
Civic Leadership Experience
As a committed civic leader I have most recently served over 8 years as Chair of the City of Wilmington Planning Commission, 3 years on the Steering Committee for the City of Wilmington Comprehensive Plan, current Vice-Chair and past Treasurer for Wilmington Downtown, Inc. Board of Directors, current Board Member of WARM (Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry), current Secretary for Airlie Gardens Foundation Board of Directors, longtime Committee Chair for the North Carolina Azalea Festival, and I have served over 12 years as Chair and Commissioner for the Wilmington Housing Authority and Housing Economic Opportunities. I have also served on the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors and completed their yearlong Leadership Wilmington program in 2010.
Serving Our Community
I have enthusiastically raised money for and participated in many community organizations; built over 20 Habitat Houses; built 10 houses in Guatemala on a mission trip; participated in the rebuild of post-hurricane New Orleans; and served on the Community Leaders Task Force for housing, renovation, and rebuild post-hurricane Florence. My involvement also includes the Carousel Center, Phoenix Ministries, Teacher’s Fund, Back to School for Kids, American Heart Association, YMCA (Volunteer of the Year), YWCA, Cape Fear Community College, and Carolina Canines.