Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Position Officer County
President Brenda Howerton Durham
President Elect Larry Phillips Surry
First Vice President  Kevin Austin Yadkin
Second Vice President  Ronnie Smith Martin
Past President   Fred McClure Davidson
Executive Director  Kevin Leonard NCACC

2016-2017 District Directors

District Directors are elected to two-year terms on the NCACC Board of Directors. The odd-numbered districts elect their representatives during the NCACC Annual Conference, which is held every August, in odd-numbered years. The even-numbered districts elect their representatives during the NCACC Annual Conference in even-numbered years.

District Counties in District Director / County
1 Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington Joseph Winslow / Pasquotank
2 Beaufort, Bertie, Hertford, Martin and Pitt Ernestine Bazemore / Bertie
3 Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico and Wayne Jack Bright / Onslow
4 Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender George Brown / Pender
5 Bladen, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland Tony Hunt / Hoke
6 Cumberland, Harnett and Sampson Marshall Faircloth / Cumberland
7 Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton and Wilson Viola Harris / Edgecombe
8 Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance and Warren Dan Brummitt / Vance
9 Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Orange and Wake Karen Howard / Chatham
10 Anson, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond Jim Matheny / Montgomery
11 Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Nate Hall / Caswell
12 Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union Tom Keigher / Gaston
13 Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Mike LaBrose / Caldwell
14 Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey Keith Elmore / Wilkes
15 Cleveland, McDowell, Polk and Rutherford Vacant
16 Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania Larry Chapman / Transylvania
17 Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain CB McKinnon / Cherokee
18 Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin Dan Barrett / Davie

National Directors

Because North Carolina is one of the strongest state associations within the National Association of Counties (NACo), North Carolina typically has four and sometimes five seats on the NACo Board of Directors.
Director County Position
Tracey Johnson Washington NACo Seat Number 1
Ronnie Beale Macon NACo Seat Number 2
Ray Jeffers Person NACo Seat Number 3
George Dunlap Mecklenburg At-large NACo Board appointee

Past Presidents

Beginning in 2013, the President may appoint up to five past presidents who are still active North Carolina County Commissioners to the Board of Directors for a one-year term.

Director County Term as President
Kitty Barnes Catawba NCACC President 2005-06
Darrell Frye Randolph NCACC President 1990-91

At-Large Directors

The president appoints commissioners to serve one-year terms as at-large directors. These commissioners are appointed to help achieve balance on the Board of Directors.

Position Director County
At-large director Garry Meiggs Camden
At-large director Renee Price Orange
At-large director Ellen Reckhow Durham
At-large director Ronnie Smith Martin
At-large director
Johnnie Carswell

Committee Leadership & Representatives

The president appoints commissioners to serve as chairs of the association’s seven steering committees and can appoint commissioners to chair special task forces established to study a specific issue.

Position Director County
Agriculture Steering Committee Chair Eddie Settle Wilkes
Environment Steering Committee Chair Jimmy Clayton Person
General Government Steering Committee Chair Frank Williams Brunswick
Health and Human Services Steering Committee Chair Steve Jarvis Davidson
Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee Chair Tare Davis Warren
Public Education Steering Committee Chair Mark Richardson Rockingham
Taxation and Finance Steering Committee Chair Ron Wesson Bertie
County Manager's Representative Craig Honeycutt Wayne
Legislative Goals Committee Co-Chair Gloria Whisenhunt Forsyth
Legislative Goals Committee Co-Chair Trevor Fuller Mecklenburg
RMP Board of Trustees Representative Ann Holton Pamlico