Board of Directors

Board Members

The Tryon Palace Foundation is a 501(c)(3)-membership organization that was formed in 1993 to develop audience and financial support for Tryon Palace. The Foundation is administered by a twenty-nine member Board of Directors. 

Commissioners

Mr. James V. Bender “Jay”

Mr. John C. Bircher, III

Mr. William C. Cannon, Jr.
Chairman

Mrs. Maria Cho

Dr. J. Kenneth Chance

Mr. Darren B. Clark

Dr. James B. Congleton, III
Assistant Financial Officer & Treasurer

Mr. Howie DeVane

Mr. Derrick S. Donald

Dr. Catherine J. Everett

Ms. Susan G. Fetzer

Mr. Bernard George

Ms. Mary M. Gornto

Mr. Steve Graves

Mrs. Christine J. Greene

Mrs. Katherine C. Haroldson
Financial Officer & Treasurer

Mrs. Jill Hendrickson

Mr. Nelson McDaniel

Mr. Pender McElroy

Mr. James Norment

Mr. Jon Segal

Ms. Ellen M. Sheridan

Mr. John A. J. Ward
Vice-Chairman

Mrs. Kelly Whitley

Mr. Stephen Zaytoun

Ex Officio

D. Reid Wilson, Secretary, NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources

Designee for Attorney General Stein
Suzanne Bizzell

Dr. Allison Danell
Dean, Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

Commissioner Jason Jones

Mayor Dana E. Outlaw

Members Emeriti

Mr. Hugh Cullman

Mrs. Julia Jones Daniels (Frank, Jr.)

Mrs. Elinor Hawkins

Mrs. Ella Ann Holding

Mr. George Allen Ives, Jr.

Mrs. Anne Latham Johnson

Rev. Monsignor Gerald L. Lewis

Mr. Bob Mattocks (Carol)

Mrs. Karen Rand

Mr. Phil Swink

Mrs. Alice Graham Underhill (Reed)

Mrs. Barbara Valentine

Mr. Joseph Zaytoun

Through the Tryon Palace Foundation, members can be part of that heritage. Be a storyteller. Be a Supporter. Make a difference. For more information please visit www.tryonpalacefoundation.org or call 252-639-3516.