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Executive Director – Jennifer Kuykendall

Jennifer graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tulsa where she was a History major. She has lived most recently in St. Louis where she lived for the 25 years working for both the Missouri Botanical Garden and the St. Louis Art Museum. Jennifer moved back to Goldsboro to be near her family and to work for the Wayne County Museum where she has shared her knowledge and experience to create compelling and enriching new exhibits and programs.

Assistant Director – Anna Mitchell

Anna is a native of Princeton, NC. In 2018, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Mount Olive where she majored in history and minored in English. She is passionate about history and the role museums play in public awareness. At the Wayne County Museum, she hopes to utilize her knowledge and enthusiasm to aid in the preservation of Wayne County’s fascinating history.

Executive Board

  • Acting President – Mary Emma Stevens
  • Vice President – Emily Weil
  • 2nd Vice President – Jim Hinnant
  • Secretary – Marian Westbrook
  • Treasurer – Joan Hackman

Board Members

  • Mary Susan Heath
  • Ingrid Quick
  • Michael Corbitt
  • Jeff Westbrook
  • Chretien Dumond
  • Tom Anderson
  • Rosanna Anderson
  • Emily Fein
  • Bruce Mahlstadt
  • Karen Kinney
  • Crystal Hodges
  • Tyler McCall
  • Annetta Reid

Education & History Consultant: Mary Susan Heath

Mary Susan Heath is a retired Wayne County teacher and author. Her most recent project has been a World War II memoir, Legs Astride the World, for her uncle, Lt. Col. Lehman H. Johnson, Jr. Working with the Wayne County Historical Society and partnering with Wayne County Public Schools, she has written two plays and numerous lesson plans for their newly launched traveling trunks exhibition.

If you would like to join our board, please download and complete the form below.

Board Member Application