The Corolla Civic Association (CCA) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. We are managed by an elected, unpaid volunteer Board of Directors. Board members serve two-year staggered terms and are elected at the annual meeting in October by the registered members of CCA. The current Board members are:
CCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Barbara Marzetti – President
A seasoned entrepreneur with multi-disciplinary expertise, Barb has co-owned and managed a local restaurant for 10 years, and thus provides broad leadership experience to the CCA and its endeavors. She has strong ties throughout Corolla and Currituck County and is involved in numerous civic and community focused initiatives, committees and activities to enhance and strengthen the CCA service area. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, her early career was in construction specifications & technical writing for architects/engineers & related service firms including government contractors supporting various federal agencies. Her family has been in Ocean Sands for 45 years. They have been full-time residents for 10 years. Her most recent appointed public service position was on the Steering Committee for the current County Land Use Plan, as well as being a member of the Ocean Sands & Crown Point Stormwater Service District Advisory Board, and the Ocean Sands Water & Sewer Service District Advisory Board.
Gary McGee – Secretary
Gary is a retired North Carolina City and County Manager with 32 years of experience serving central and western areas of North Carolina. He received many recognitions during his career one of which was from his alma mater (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Government) who named him “One of Four NC Managers Making a National Contribution to the Profession”. He maintains a leadership position in his church and active involvement in many community activities, including serving as Chair of the Currituck County Board of Elections.
Gerri Adams – Treasurer
Gerri is a Master Degreed General and Special Education Teacher with over 25 years of experience. She has taught in many different demographic areas of public education to include Berlin, Germany; Fairfax County, VA; Suffolk, VA; Chesapeake, VA; and Portsmouth, VA. In her 25 years of teaching she has taught every grade level in all subject areas of general education, enrichment education, and special education. Gerrilea is a graduate of Old Dominion University, University of Missouri, and The College of William and Mary. Gerri lives in the Crown Point subdivision and is an active member of their property owners association Board of Directors. Gerri currently is the chief administrative officer of Assure Property Care.
Betsy Wheeler – Vice President
Betsy possesses over thirty years of private and public sector healthcare system experience. She created Wheeler & Associates Management Services in 1997, to provide consulting, technical-writing, fund development, project management, and planning and facilitation services. As a former Family Medicine Residency Program Director, and former Deputy Director of a regional Primary Care Association her work has specialized in access to care and services, particularly for vulnerable populations, through systems and operations development, revenue generation, program start and expansion, coalition building, and advocacy. Betsy and her husband Earl live in Carova and have owned property in Corolla for more than a decade. Betsy is actively employed as a Health Care consultant and took the lead in CCA’s recent bid for Federal Funding to establish a full-time health care center in Corolla.
Edward Cornet – Board Member
Ed and his wife Kathi live in the Ocean Hill subdivision where Ed is a past President of their property owners association. Ed was a managing partner of the international management consulting firm of Booz Allen Hamilton specializing in telecommunications and advanced technology commercial applications. He served as a professor in the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School training MBA students in management consulting. Since retirement he has spent eight years serving on County advisory boards on Economic Development Advisory Board and future Land Use Planning.