Our Leaders

Executive Board

MJ Thomas

MJ Thomas

President

Cowen Harter

Interim Director & Vice-President of Development

James Walker

Jim Walker

Vice-President of Education

Carol Niemi

Carol Niemi, PhD

Vice-President of Marketing & Communications

David Long

David Long

Vice-President of Properties & Director Donaldson-Bannister Farm

Libba Morris

Secretary

Peter Knowles

Treasurer

Jim Williams

Jim Williams

Past President

Directors

Dan Griffin

Dan Griffin

Cheek-Spruill House

Traci Rylands

Cemeteries

Susan Still

Susan Still

Volunteers

Valerie Biggerstaff

Valerie Biggerstaff

Historical Records

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Membership

Jay Pryer

Jay Pryor

Grants

Mac Peden

Mac Peden

Assistant Treasurer - Director-at-Large

Chryse Wayman

Director-at-Large

Sharon Darby

Director-at-Large

Suzanne Boothe

Director-at-Large

Past Presidents

Lynne Byrd 1995-1999

Joyce Amacher 1999-2004

Queenie and Danny Ross 2004-2009

Kathy and Tom Florence 2009-2011

Molly and Sam Portis 2011-2013

Monica and Tom McGurk 2013-2015

Dolores Lauderdale and Melanie Williams 2015-2017

Jim Williams 2017-2020

Staff

Interim Director
Cowen Harter

Administrative Assistant
Rachel Sloan

Manager of Private Events
Dolores Lauderdale

Manager of Community Events
Hope Follmer

Property Manager
Sam McEntyre

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