Roanoke Island Historical Association Board of Directors

The Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA) is the producing organization of The Lost Colony. Founded on January 8, 1932 its mission statement is: “The mission of the Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA) is to commemorate the history of the first English colonies in North America on Roanoke Island, North Carolina. This mission is primarily accomplished by the annual production of the symphonic outdoor drama The Lost Colony, and through educationally engaging events and programs.”

Board of Directors

Officers
Chairman, William P. Massey, Manteo
Vice-Chair, Kevin Bradley, Bel Air, MD
Treasurer, Brendan Medlin, Manteo
Secretary, Susan Fearing , Manteo
General Counsel, Robert B. Hobbs, Jr., Southern Shores
Historian, lebame houston, Manteo
Past Chairman, Bea Basnight, Manteo

Directors
John Bone, Kitty Hawk
Judith Carraway, Norfolk, VA
Dawn Enochs, Manteo
Jamie Hatchell, Manteo
Lucy Inman, Raleigh
Tess Judge, Kitty Hawk
Thomasine Kennedy, Chinquapin
Cindy McGann, Southern Shores
Chris Seawell, Manteo
Dr. Benjamin F. Speller, Jr., Edenton
Shelby S. Strother, Edenton
Jane Webster, Kitty Hawk
David Woronoff, Southern Pines

Ex-Officio Designees
Designee, Roy Cooper, Governor, State of NC – Vacant
Designee, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Mark Johnson ~ Dr. Sue Burgess, Nags Head
Designee, Secretary of Natural & Cultural Resources, Susi Hamilton ~ Dr. Kevin Cherry
Designee, Dare County Board of Commissioners ~ Robert Woodard, Kill Devil Hills
Designee, North Carolina Senate ~ Connie Rose, Manteo
Designee, North Carolina Speaker of the House ~ Earl Willis, Edenton
Alumni Committee Representative ~ Co-Chair, Dennis McGinnis, Manteo ; Co-Chair, Gail Hutchison, Manteo

Honorary Vice Chairman ~ Marjalene Thomas, Manteo

2019 Board Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATE LOCATION/TIME
Executive Committee Thursday, February 14 CSI, Rm 242 | 11 AM
BOARD MEETING Saturday, February 16 LCB | 8:30 AM
Executive Committee Thursday, March 14 CSI, Rm 242 | 11 AM
Executive Committee Thursday, April 18 CSI, Rm 242 | 11 AM
Executive Committee Thursday, May 16 CSI, Rm 242 | 11AM
The Lost Colony Opening Night Friday, May 31 Waterside Theatre
BOARD MEETING Saturday, June 1 LCB | 8:30 AM
Executive Committee (Thursday, June 20) CSI, Rm 242 | 11AM
Executive Committee Thursday, July 18 CSI, Rm 242 | 11AM
Executive Committee Thursday, August 15 CSI, Rm 242 | 11AM
The Lost Colony Closing Night Friday, August 23 Waterside Theatre
Executive Committee (Thursday, September 19) CSI, Rm 242 | 11AM
BOARD MEETING Saturday, September 21 LCB | 8:30 AM
TLC Wine & Culinary Festival
Vintner’s Dinner Friday, September 27 TBD
Grand Tasting Saturday, September 28 Soundstage | 2 PM
Executive Committee Thursday, October 17 CSI, Rm 242 | 11 AM
Annual Membership Meeting Friday, November 15 Avenue Grille | 11:30 AM
BOARD MEETING Saturday, November 16 LCB 8:30 AM
Executive Committee (Thursday, November 21) CSI, Rm 242 | 11 AM
Executive Committee Thursday, December 19 CSI, Rm 242 | 11 AM

Board Member Volunteer Opportunities

DATE/TIME EVENT DETAILS
Stay tuned for more opportunities soon!