Board and Advisors

The North Carolina Freedom Park Project is a registered IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation. The North Carolina Freedom Monument Project established its own charitable status in 2004 and established a prestigious advisory board and board of directors from across the state to fulfill the ambitious mission of the North Carolina Freedom Park. In 2015-16, a smaller working board was established to bring the project to fruition.

North Carolina Freedom Park Board of Directors

Goldie Frinks Wells, Co-Chair, Greensboro, NC
Lecturer, Guilford University and Greensboro City Council Member

David Warren, Co-Chair, Chapel Hill, NC
Professor Emeritus, Duke University

Victoria Gallagher, Secretary, Raleigh, NC
Professor of Communications, NC State University

Ruth Proctor, Treasurer, Durham, NC
Certified Public Accountant

Christina Coffey, Raleigh, NC
Vice President, Lee & Associates

Stephen Dahlem, Raleigh, NC
Principal and Founder, Steele Commercial & Steele Property Management

Reginald Hildebrand, Durham, NC
Retried Professor of History, UNC-Chapel Hill

Reginald Hodges, Durham, NC
Retired Executive Director, Durham Literacy Center

Joe Johnson, Raleigh, NC
Student Diversity Coordinator, NC State University

Brian Kubis, Raleigh, NC
Strategy and Transformation Manager, Morgan Franklin Consulting

Tracy Lovett, Durham, NC
District Liaison for Congressman David Price

Freddie Parker, Durham, NC
Professor Emeritus of History, NC Central University

Rebecca Quinn-Wolf, Raleigh, NC
Vice President, PNC Bank

Chuck Watts, Greensboro, NC
City Attorney for Greensboro, NC

Angela Thorpe, ex officio member, Raleigh, NC
Director, NC African American Heritage Commission

Betsy Bennett, campaign advisor, Chapel Hill, NC
Strategic Council, Capital Development Services

Natalie Murdock, Durham, NC, advisor and campaign coordinator, 2017-2021
Principal and Chief Strategist, Murdock Anderson Consultin

Founding Board Members (in memorial)

John Hope Franklin
William C. Friday
Julius Chambers
Mary Duke Biddle

Founding Members Advisory Council

The Right Reverend George Battle, Charlotte
Beverly F. Burnette, Raleigh
Karl Campbell, Boone
Angella Dunston, Warrenton
Georgann Eubanks, Carrboro
Gladys Fowler Graves, Blanch
Paul M. Green, Durham
Les Griffin, Fayetteville
Earl Ijames, Wendell
Lenora Jarvis-Mackey, Elizabeth City
Bettie Murchison, Raleigh
Nick Rhodes, Wilmington
N. Carnell Robinson, Dunn
Linda Sutton, Winston-Salem
Marsha Warren, Chapel Hill
Reginald Watson, Greenville
James West, Raleigh
Father Mauricio West, Charlotte
Rebecca Anderson, Asheville
Walter Brown, Durham
Elizabeth Buford, Raleigh
Howard Lee, Chapel Hill
E.B. Palmer, Raleigh
Susie Powell, Chapel Hill
Dorothy Spruill Redford, Creswell
Loren Schweninger, Greensboro

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