Current Officers

The 2019 Historical Society of North Carolina Officers and Committees are:

Executive Council

• President: Jerry Gershenhorn, Department of History, North Carolina Central University
• Vice President: Dan Pierce, Department of History, UNC-Asheville
• Secretary: Michael Perdue, Senate Page Coordinator, North Carolina General Assembly
• Treasurer: Ralph Scott, Professor and Curator of Printed Books and Maps, East Carolina University
• Members of Executive Council: Darin Waters, University of North Carolina at Asheville (2019); Chris Oakley, East Carolina University (2020); Deborah
Beckel, Wilkes County Public Library (2021)
• Past President: Maury York, Louisburg College (retired)

Connor Award Committee

  • Jeff Broadwater, Barton College (Chair)
  • Carol Higham, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Arwin Smallwood, North Carolina A&T

Lefler Award Committee

  • Tom Eamon, East Carolina University (Chair)
  • Anne Mitchell Whisnant, Primary Source History Services
  • Benjamin Filene, North Carolina Museum of History

Nominating Committee

  • Lloyd Johnson, Campbell University (Chair)
  • Jeff Crow, North Carolina Office of Archives and History (retired)
  • Sarah Thuesen, Guilford College

Program Committee

  • Carole W. Troxler, Elon University (retired) (Chair)
  • Shelia Bumgarner, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library
  • David Zonderman, NC State University

Teaching Award Committee

  • Mike Sistrom, Greensboro College (Chair)
  • Eileen McGrath, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (retired)
  • Renny Taylor, Nash-Rocky Mt. Schools