The Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA serves as support to the Battleship by providing informed advice in areas of interest and expertise. This advice will assist staff in developing educational programs, interpretation, and events.


Directors include: Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer


The result will be to attract more visitors, increase Friends memberships, and encourage community participation. Greater attendance will provide increased revenues (the Ship is self-supporting) to fund more programs, interpretation, and events attracting yet more visitors, etc.


Areas of Board expertise could include but not limited to Finance, Membership, Nominating, Marketing/Publicity, Naval Heritage, Tourism, and Education.


Expectations of Board Members

Join the Friends at a level of their choosing

Attend meetings with regularity

Promote, attend and assist with Battleship functions

Promote the Friends by spreading the word about membership and events

Provide sound advice in their fields of expertise

Suggest ideas for, encourage, assist, or develop one major annual fund raising event

If you are interested in becoming a Board Member please email or call 910-251-5797 x2045.