Jackie BoldenDirector, World Methodist Museum
Jackie visited The World Methodist Museum (WMM) as a child, and has visited many others around the world since. She strongly believes that WMM has a special and important ministry. Prior to becoming the Museum’s director in 2013, Jackie was the executive of non-profit/charity organizations, including one involving international work for nearly 20 years. She was featured on “North Carolina People” and received The N.C. Governor’s Award for Non Profits. Jackie is a life-long Methodist, counting circuit riders among her ancestors. She has served in various leadership positions in her community, local church, District and Conference, including United Methodist Women. Educated in Western North Carolina’s schools and colleges with an emphasis on business administration and marketing, she participated in Duke University’s leadership program. She and her husband, Gene, have two sons and one grandson. Interests include international travel, gardening, reading, hiking, most types of handwork and cooking.