Commissioner Linda Stipe

Commissioner Linda Stipe
2011 - Present
207 Bridgers Ave.
PO Box 3625
Topsail Beach, NC 28445


Linda Stipe is a proud native of North Carolina. Her higher education degrees are from UNC-Greensboro (BSHE-Child Dev.) and UNC-Chapel Hill (Early Childhood Ed. and Maters in Ed. Admin.). As an elementary teacher and/or administrator, she served children in Durham, Wake, Pender and Onslow counties. Additionally, Linda was honored to be Principal of the Year in Pender (1995-96) and Onslow (2002-03) counties, as well as the 1997 Administrator of the Year for the NC Counseling Association. Her island community activities include:

• Topsail Island Area Kiwanis Club: Past VP, President Designate, President, 2008-09 Kiwanian of the Year
• Carolinas District Kiwanis: 2012-11 Lt. Governor od Division 18
• Emma Anderson Memorial Chapel: Chancel Choir, Board of Governors, Sunday School teacher
• Historical Society of Topsail Island: Luncheon Committee hostess, past Recording Secretary
• Topsail Island Turtle Patrol sub

Linda and her husband have been TI property owners since 1982. In 1992, they became full-time residents of Topsail Beach and employees of the Pender County School System. Until she moved to Topsail Beach, Linda states “I never had the sense of community that I feel here. I truly feel a family connection with the people, especially those at EAMC. It’s important for me to work unselfishly for my island family since holding public office must be about public service.”

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