Friends of the Museum
Friends Mission Statement
The purposes of the corporation of The Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport are as follows: to develop, encourage, and promote public awareness of the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport; to serve as a philanthropic organization for the support of the resources, programs and facilities of the NCMM at Southport; to render assistance as requested by the Museum; and, to acquire, hold, sell, convey, dispose, and administer real and personal estate and do any all things in furtherance of these purposes as permitted under Chapter 55A of the General Statues of North Carolina. The powers to be exercised and the purposes for which the corporation is formed shall be restricted to those allowable under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
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Shirley Wilson - Chairman
Wayne Strickland - Vice Chairman and Building Chair
Wayne Berry - Treasurer
Jim Carey - Recording Secretary and Golf Committee Chair
Linda Bowen - Membership
Brenda Bowling - Finance Committee
Michael Flynn - Finance Chair
Donnie Joyner - Board Member
Walt Madsen - Expansion Chair
Cecil Rhodes - Board Development
Ben Styers - Board Member
Mary Strickland - Museum Manager