Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

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WILMINGTON, N.C. – At its annual meeting, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members, elected new officers and two new Board members. Mike Ryan retired from the Board and was recognized for his six years of service. Lori Feezor was elected as the new president of the Board, replacing Mike Hudson. Samantha Dooies is the new vice-president. Sean Frelke remains treasurer and Lynore Young remains as secretary.

Photos: Dan Goodwin and Allen Trask, III, courtesy of

Dan Goodwin and Allen Trask, III were elected to each serve a three-year term on the Associates Board. Goodwin is vice president of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Physician Group. He earned his bachelor’s degree in health science and policy from the University of Maryland and a master’s of health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. Trask, a Wilmington native, is a litigation attorney with Ward and Smith Attorneys at Law. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from East Carolina University then his juris doctor Campbell University.

“We are delighted to welcome these leaders to Cape Fear Museum Associate’s exceptional and dedicated board of directors,” said Sheryl Mays, Museum director. “Every board member plays a crucial role in the oversight of our institution and our efforts to build an exciting future for the Museum. The new members will add a rich diversity of backgrounds, talents, and experience to our board.”

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, 814 Market St., is open MondaySaturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. General admission is free to all museum members. For non-members, general admission is $8 for adults; $7 for seniors, students and military with valid ID; $5 for children 6-17; and free for children 5 and under. New Hanover County residents’ free day is the first Sunday of each month. More information:

*press release courtesy of and the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina


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