FOMOA Mission Statement
The Friends of the Museum of the Albemarle (FOMOA) is a non-profit support group that seeks to raise awareness and provide funding for exhibits, educational programming, and artifact conservation throughout the thirteen (13) county region that we serve. The counties served are Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington Counties. The Museum of the Albemarle is the recipient of all funds raised.
FOMOA Board of Directors
The 24 members of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Museum of the Albemarle represent all 13 counties of the Albemarle region. The board serves as a support group for the Museum of the Albemarle by raising funds; advising the museum staff of regional expectations of the museum; and conveying information about museum exhibits, programs, and events to the citizens of their respective counties. Board members assist in recruiting and enhancing membership while serving their three-year term of office. The board meets monthly in either full board or executive session.
Current acting president of the Friends of the Museum of the Albemarle: Dr. Benjamin Speller.
Fundraisers and Sponsorship Opportunities
Thank you to all of our community sponsors and partners, whose funding assists with educational programming, artifact conservation, and exhibits:
Southern Bank, Towne Bank, First Citizens Bank, Wells Fargo
Egads Screenprinting & Embroidery, Performance Chevrolet, Biggs Cadillac
Twiford Law Firm, P.C., Whichard & Woolard Wealth Management Group, East Carolina Radio
Elizabeth City Area Conventions & Visitor's Bureau, Visit Edenton, Historic Hope Plantation, Edenton Historic Commission
City Beverage, Pepsi, Walmart, Nancy Bailey Muller, Hayley James
Please consider sponsoring the Friends of the Museum of the Albemarle as we hold our annual signature fundraisers - The Kentucky Derby Party and New Year's Eve Casino Royale Celebration!