The NCNPS Team

OFFICERS AND OTHER BOARD MEMBERS

Ken Bridle, President
Margot Ringenburg, Vice President
Terry Loeb, Secretary
Diane Laslie, Treasurer

Kelly Gage
Lisa Gould
Paula LaPoint

Alison Northup
Barbara Tuset

CHAPTERS AND CHAPTER LEADERSHIP

Blue Ridge Chapter – Annkatrin Rose, Chair
Central Coastal Plain Chapter – Carol Peoples and Anna Meadows Helvie, Co-Chairs
Land of the Sky Chapter – Destini Petitt, Cat Martin and Carrie Blair, Co-Chairs
Margaret Reid Chapter – Amy Mackintosh and Margaret Partridge, Co-Chairs
Oconee Bell Chapter – Beth Nathan and Nancy Anderson, Co-Chairs
SE Coastal Chapter – Charley Winterbauer and Nancy Laffey, Co-Chairs
Southern Piedmont Chapter – Craig Maxwell, Chair
Triad Chapter – Sarah Flores and Adam Webb, Co-Chairs

Uwharrie Chapter –
inactive
NE Coast Chapter –
inactive
NW Sandhills Chapter – inactive
Western NC Chapter – inactive

COMMITTEES AND OTHER ROLES

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS COMMITTEE

Debra Murray, Chair

The Grants & Scholarships Committee recommends to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the distribution of the Society’s Shinn Scholarships, B.W. Wells Grants, Alice Zawadzki Conservation Grants, and donations to the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference Scholarships fund.

NATIVE PLANT HABITAT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Pat Holder, Chair

The Native Plant Habitat Certification Program Committee oversees NCNPS’s Habitat Certification Program.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Kelly Gage, Chair

The Membership Committee is responsible for promoting membership in the Society.

PROGRAMS COMMITTEE

Open Chair

The Programs Committee plans the Spring Outing and assists with the Fall Outing.

AWARDS COMMITTEE

Tom Harville, Chair

The Awards Committee recommends to the Board candidates who have met the requirements for our various awards.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Jackie Trickel, Chair

The Education Committee is responsible for the education activities and materials for the Society.

PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE

Open Chair
Andrea Thunem, Newsletter Editor

The Publications Committee is responsible for all publications of the Society

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Diane Laslie, Chair

The Finance Committee is responsible for oversight of Society’s financial activities and the annual review of the Society’s financial records.

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Jean Woods, Chair
Terry Britton, Webmaster
Sue Stephenson, Graphic Artist

The Technology Committee is responsible for oversight of Society’s technology activities and the support and maintenance of ncwidlflower.org and the Wild Apricot membership software and website.

HISTORIAN

Open Position

The historian organizes and maintains the NCNPS documents, publications, and correspondence about Society activities

MEDIA RELATIONS

Open Chair
Liz Wahls, Corresponding Secretary

The Media Relations Committee advises and assists the Society in publicizing activities of the Society