"We are excited and thrilled to have Martha Jenkins join our Cultural Resources team,” notes Secretary Kluttz. “Her leadership and skill in advancing causes, along with her love of history, will be great assets as we protect the state's treasures while advancing economic development."
Jenkins is a past president of the North Carolina Federation of Republican Women and 2007 winner of the National Federation of Republican Women Ronald Reagan Leadership Award. As president of the North Carolina Federation, she led lobbying efforts for Jessica's Law, which was passed here in 2008. She is also a member of the General Davie Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Jenkins holds a B.A. degree in history from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
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About the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources:
The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources annually serves more than 19 million people through its 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the N.C. Arts Council, and the State Archives.
Cultural Resources champions North Carolina's creative industry, which employs nearly 300,000 North Carolinians and contributes more than $41 billion to the state's economy. To learn more, visit www.ncdcr.gov.