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:


The Bray Family

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative

Eastern National

National Park Foundation

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau

Swells’a Brewing Beer Company

REAL WatersportsWatermen’s Bar & Grill and Watermen’s Retreat


Carolina Brewery

Dare County


Jim and Sue Bacon

Bass Pro Shops

Greg and Eden Honeycutt

Ocean Atlantic Rentals



Betsy Werley and Bob Plows


Cape Clasp

William Cole

Brenda Cummins

Yates Dew

George Doumar

Susan and Paul Flythe

Frisco Woods Campground

Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy

Bridget Hart

Chris Johnson

Daniel and Jennifer Johnson

Kevin and Michele Kissling

Cat and Charlie Lineberry

Jim and Betty Mast

Linda Meyers

Lands End Development

Colleen Minard

NC 12 Realty

Matt and Lauren Imboden

Outer Banks Lighthouse Society

OBX Beverage Company

Paul and Amy Orser

Kimberly Robertson

Jason Scarpello

Leslie Skowronek

Michael E. Smith

Monica Thibodeau

Susan Vernon, in loving memory of Victor Vernon III

Marley Williams

Shannon Winakur

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.