Chrystal Regan

Executive Directory, Tryon Palace

Before becoming Executive Director at Tryon Palace Regan was the Education Section Chief at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, where she led efforts to expand two of the museum’s most prominent annual festivals, the American Indian Heritage Celebration, and the African American Cultural Celebration, to include additional virtual educational programming for people across the state.

A native of Goldsboro, Regan has a deep knowledge and appreciation of North Carolina’s rich and multifaceted history. Prior to joining the North Carolina Museum of History, she worked in North Carolina’s public school system both as a teacher and as an assistant principal. Regan holds a bachelor’s degree in history and secondary education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a master’s degree in school administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a master’s degree in history from North Carolina State University.