Crest of the Sir Walter Cabinet

The officers for the 2017-2018 term are:
President Mrs. Larry Dean Arp, Jr. (Anne)
Vice President Mrs. James Michael Woodard (Sarah)
Treasurer Mrs. John R. Bradford, III (Shea)
Recording Secretary Mrs. John Alan Torbett (Viddia)
Corresponding Secretary Mrs. Paul M. Newby (Macon)
Chaplain Mrs. S. Gerald Arnold (Sue)
Parliamentarian Mrs. James S. Forrester (Mary Frances)
Past President Mrs. Robert N. Hunter (Susan)


Membership to The Sir Walter Cabinet (SWC) is open to spouses of each of the following state officials: Members of the General Assembly, the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Justices of the Supreme Court, Judges of the Court of Appeals, Council of State, Cabinet Secretaries, Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, the President of the University of North Carolina, and the President of the North Carolina Community College System. A woman who holds any of these offices is eligible for membership.


$300 for Life Membership (one-time payment, lifetime member) $40 for 2017-2018 dues (if not a Life Member, dues must be paid every two years to remain a SWC member)

Make membership check to: Sir Walter Cabinet and mail to: Mrs. Lydia Daniel, P.O. Box 1854, Morganton, NC 28680, (828) 443-4538,


The Sir Walter Cabinet members meet twice a month, the first and third Tuesdays. Typical meetings begin at 11am and include a luncheon.

All meetings are open to guests except the University Woman's Club luncheon in Chapel Hill and the Governor's Mansion luncheon in Raleigh.

Members pre-pay their luncheons and those of their guests. Click here to view and print the reservation form.

**Payment for luncheon reservations must be received no later than the Wednesday
before the Tuesday meeting
to reserve your seat(s)**

Advanced payment may be made for luncheons you wish to attend. Please be sure to designate the specific meeting date(s) and names(s) of your guest(s) for name tag(s).

Make Luncheon check to Sir Walter Cabinet and mail to:

Suzanne Wells
945 18th Avenue Circle, NW
Hickory, NC 28601

**There are no refunds for cancelled reservations**

Any questions or cancellations may be addressed to:
Suzanne Wells or (828) 310-5002

The goal of the Sir Walter Cabinet is to contribute to the good of the State of North Carolina and its citizens, to stay informed on current issues and to continue friendships established through the years.

At the end of each two year presidential term (biennium), The Sir Walter Cabinet presents a gift(s) to state related organizations such as the North Carolina Museum of History, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Tryon Palace and the North Carolina Symphony.

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