The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

September 14, 2013

Gullah Geechee Commission Accepts Applications for N.C. Alternate Commissioner


Saturday, September 14, 2013 — CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission (GGCHCC), in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for the states of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and North Carolina, is accepting applications for the vacancy of one SHPO Alternate for North Carolina.


Applications will be received throughout Sept. 20, 2013. Since its inception in 2007, the Gullah Geechee Commission has included experts as well as citizens who are interested in historic preservation, anthropology, folklore or a related field. Applicants must provide a short biography or resume that highlights the skills and abilities listed below:

General experience working collaboratively with others in the Gullah Geechee community

Credibility and support with the Gullah Geechee Community

Active participation in the preservation of Gullah Geechee culture

Knowledge about Gullah Geechee culture

Participation in the development of products, projects, fundraising, and publications about Gullah Geechee culture

Additionally, each submission must contain the applicant's full name, Social Security number, home address, home telephone number and place of employment.


Nominations will be accepted by mail or email to: Zelda Grant, Administrative Assistant, Gullah Geechee Commission, 284-A King Street, Charleston, S.C. 29424; For more information, call (843) 953-9256 or visit


The Gullah Geecheee Commission is affiliated with the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.