Contact the Lafayette Society
Have a general question for us? Use this form.
Want to get more involved? See our list of committees below and then use this form to let us know!
PO Box 43712
PO Box 43712
Fayetteville, NC 28309
Lafayette Society Committees
Want to get more involved? Use the form above to let us know what activities you’d be interested in helping with!
Lafayette Birthday Planning Committee
Organizes the city-wide Lafayette Birthday celebrations held every year the weekend after Labor Day. Past events have included concerts, historical displays, living history activities, sidewalk sales, wine tastings, and lectures. And – of course – there’s always cake and ice cream!
Betty Goolsby and Hank Parfitt (Co-chairs)
Annual Meeting and Luncheon Social
Organizes the annual (usually the first Sunday in March) Lafayette Society membership meeting and luncheon social.
Robin Wiggs (Chair)
Grants and Endowments
Oversees the Lafayette Society endowment funds at Fayetteville State University and Methodist University; seeks other sources of support and funding.
(Medaille Lafayette Subcommittee: Betty Goolsby, Mike Samperton)
Promotes the Lafayette Society on social media and other digital platforms, as well as on traditional media formats.
Jamie Ammons (Chair)
Dr. William Fiden
Suzanne Geiss (219 Group)
Lafayette Park Committee
Oversees maintenance of and improvements to the Lafayette Plaza area of Cross Creek Park
Bud Lafferty (Chair)
Robbie Goins (City of Fayetteville)
Anthony Ramsey (City of Fayetteville)
Bylaws Committee (ad hoc)
Comprehensively reviews the society’s bylaws to bring them into line with contemporary non-profit organization best practices.
Lafayette Society Board of Directors
Henry E. (“Hank”) Parfitt
Gwenesta B Melton