Mary Lynn McCree Bryan Leadership Award

The Mary Lynn McCree Bryan Leadership Award celebrates the leadership of Mary Lynn McCree Bryan of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. in its early years. 

Mary Lynn Bryan

Cumberland County nonprofit board members or recent board alumni may be nominated. The winner is selected based on his or her effectiveness in leading a charitable organization toward sound governance and best practices for nonprofit excellence.

Past Recipients

Carole Goforth for the Cape Fear Regional Theatre (2016)

Lynne Nimocks for the Cape Fear Botanical Garden (2015)

Lucy Hollis Jones for Child Advocacy Center (2014)

William John “Will” Gillis for Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (2013)

Judge Elizabeth “Beth” Keever for Child Advocacy Center (2013)

Cindy Kowal for Cape Fear Regional Theatre (2012)

Merle Prewitt for Cape Fear Studios, Inc. (2011)

Rosemary Zimmerman for Child Advocacy Center, Inc. (2010)

Les Griffin for Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (2009)

Joseph Boles for The CARE Clinic, Inc. (2008)

Willie Wright for Friends of the Cumberland County Public Library, Inc. (2006)

Harry Rulnick for Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc. (2005)

Lorette Hollinshed for Cape Fear Botanical Garden (2004)

James A. Kerchmar for Better Health of Cumberland County, Inc. (2003)

Howard Loughlin, MD for Child Advocacy Center, Inc. (2003)

Caren Payne for Fayetteville Animal Protection Society (2003)

Charles vonRosenberg, Treasurer, Cumberland Community Foundation (2000)

Wesley Jones, MD, 20:20 Vision Chair, Philanthropist (1999)

John E. Raper, Jr. First President of Cumberland Community Foundation (1998)

Tel: (910) 483-4449
Fax: (910) 483-2905
Mailing Address:
PO Box 2345,
Fayetteville, NC 28302
Physical Address: 308 Green St.,
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(Parking and entrance in the back)

Federal Tax ID #: 58-1406831