Introducing our NEW Executive Director

The North Carolina Preservation Consortium is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Corson as our new Executive Director.  Ms. Corson currently serves as the Preservation Planner for the City of Wilson, North Carolina.  Previous to her joining the City of Wilson, she was Preservation Manager for Historic New England in Boston, Massachusetts and served as Historic Preservation Planner for the City of Newport, Rhode Island.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Historic Preservation from Roger Williams University and a Master of Fine Arts in Historic Preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  Ms. Corson has over 15 years of experience in historic preservation, planning and zoning, and project management and we are very excited for her to bring her knowledge and understanding to our organization.  Outside of work she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, working on her golf game, and collecting fabric for her various clothing and quilting projects.

If you haven’t had the chance to meet Dana yet, we hope you’ll reach out to get to know her soon.

Welcome, Dana!

NCPC Seeks Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Preservation Consortium is seeking qualified applicants for its Executive Director position. We are looking for applicants who are committed to preserving the cultural heritage of North Carolina, and who enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues across the state.

The Executive Director is a critical part of the ongoing success of NCPC. The duties of the Executive Director are outlined in the NCPC Bylaws, as well as in the job description. Responsibilities include organizational support, communications, financial management, outreach and promotion, and specific committee assignments. This position reports to the Board of Directors, and receives a stipend that is approved by the Board of Directors each fiscal year. A stipend of $1,500 has been approved for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

Interviews will begin in early June, 2022. Please get your application material in as soon as possible.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and references via email to:

Carolyn Grosch, NCPC President

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

Preservation Grants Deadline Approaching

The deadline for NCPC Preservation Grant applications is March 15, 2022. Applications must be received via email by that date, or must be postmarked by that date if you send it through the US Postal Service. We encourage you to email your application for faster delivery.

Grants are awarded for several types of projects including preservation assessments, collections assessments, conservation, environmental monitoring, and more. You can see more information, including how to apply, on our Preservation Grants page.

Applications are only accepted from member institutions. Now is a great time to join NCPC as we have extended our “pay what you can” memberships through this fiscal year ending June 30th. For membership information, please see

Don’t delay, start your application today!