Terri Burhans has worked in community development for over 15 years. She currently serves as the network officer for community development. Prior to that she served as Housing Director for Cape Fear Collective and a Community Development Analyst for the City of Wilmington in the areas of grants administration and compliance related to affordable housing and community partner agencies. She is an avid supporter of artists, musicians, and makers in the community and looks for solutions to strengthen and retain the creative class in the communities she serves. In addition, Terri has spent much of her career in parks and recreation and prides herself on finding creative ways to address health outcomes and affordability through parks facilities and programming. Her work is deeply rooted in placemaking and asset-based community development. In her free time, you can find her on the beach, spending time with her daughters and grandson, or attending live music events.