Monday, September 23rd, 2013
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation has enhanced its team with the hiring of Tammy Jackson as the Community Development Coordinator and Marilyn Ball of 12Twelve Collaborative Marketing as a Communications Consultant.
“We are very pleased to have these two outstanding resources on board with the Cherokee Preservation Foundation. Our long-term goals include establishing a higher level of community relations and involvement as well as communicating our progress and successes locally, regionally and nationally. With Tammy and Marilyn’s extensive experience and credentials, we are certain these goals will be reached,” said Annette Clapsaddle, Executive Director of the Cherokee Preservation Foundation.
Jackson is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and was born and raised in Cherokee, NC. Her career accomplishments include coordinating and leading the 2013 Costa Rica Eco-Study Tour for Cherokee youth and developing and leading programs for the Mission to the World Ministry in Cherokee and with other tribes across the country. She will be assisting the Cherokee Preservation Foundation and Cooperative Extension with ongoing projects.
Ball’s marketing and public relations experience spans two decades of advertising leadership by providing marketing and communication initiatives for the region’s tourism, hospitality and economic development industries, including administration of successful public relations campaigns for Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.