Our Forever Founders


We were thrilled to launch Outer Banks Forever in 2019 to help protect and enhance our three Outer Banks national parks: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.

Our Forever Founders have invested $1,000 or more in our Outer Banks national parks since our launch. We are so grateful for their commitment to building a strong foundation of support for our parks!

We’d like to give a special thank you to these individuals, businesses, and foundations for their generosity:

Cape Point Society ($2,500+)
Jim and Sue Bacon
Bass Pro Shops 
Greg and Eden Honeycutt 
Ocean Atlantic Rentals 
Betsy Werley and Bob Plows

Old Lighthouse Beach Sponsors ($5,000+)
Carolina Brewery
Dare County 

Diamond Shoals Sponsors ($10,000+)
The Bray Family
Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative 
Eastern National
National Park Foundation
Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
REAL WatersportsWatermen’s Bar & Grill and Watermen’s Retreat

Forever Founders ($1,000+)
William Cole
Brenda Cummins 
George Doumar
Frisco Woods Campground
Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy
Bridget Hart 
Chris Johnson
Kevin and Michele Kissling 
Cat and Charlie Lineberry 
Jim and Betty Mast 
Linda Meyers
Colleen Minard
Matt and Lauren Imboden 
Outer Banks Lighthouse Society
Paul and Amy Orser
Swells’a Brewing Beer Company
Jason Scarpello 
Leslie Skowronek
Michael E. Smith 
Monica Thibodeau
Susan Vernon, in loving memory of Victor Vernon III
Marley Williams
Tom and Joy Wood and family

Have questions about how you can support our Outer Banks national parks? Contact Jessica Barnes, Director of Outer Banks Forever, at JessicaBarnes@obxforever.org or (252) 432-4545.