A Bit About Libbie
Libbie Griffin is a mother, grandmother and a retired small business owner. In an earlier time she was a licensed insurance agent and, more recently, a North Carolina licensed real estate broker. During the Recession of 2008-2010 she found it more productive to sell travel. She began her own small travel agency called The Touring Club in New Bern.
A lifelong Democrat, Libbie has worked on many political campaigns, including the Clinton-Gore presidential campaign. She has served as a volunteer with local party organizations including the Craven County Democratic Party.
In 2004 Libbie began a group called the Liberal Ladies. She has continued to lead that group, which meets monthly, for more than 15 years. It is a diverse group of more than 400 women in Eastern North Carolina who support local, national and international causes that complement the values of the Democratic Party.
An avid traveler, she has visited and written about many countries on her blog entitled
Born in West Virginia, Libbie grew up in Ohio and raised her family in Massachusetts. Having moved here with her late husband, George Griffin, in 2000 Libbie now considers North Carolina her home.