Board of Directors

The NCACC Board of Directors and its Executive Committee make policy decisions to guide the NCACC and its staff through the year. The board consists of:

  • Five officers
  • 18 district directors
  • Elected members of the National Association of Counties (NACo) Board of Directors
  • Up to five at-large commissioners
  • Several ex-officio members who chair NCACC committees or hold other appointments
  • Up to five Past Presidents of the NCACC who are still active county commissioners

2020-21 Executive Committee

  • 2020-21 District Directors

    2020-21 District Directors

    NCACC has 18 multi-county districts represented by directors elected to two-year terms, who also serve 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.

    DistrictCounties in DistrictDirector / County
    1Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and WashingtonWallace Nelson / Perquimans
    2Beaufort, Bertie, Hertford, Martin and PittJohn Horton / Hertford
    3Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico and WayneJesse Dowe III / Duplin
    4Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and PenderMike Forte / Brunswick
    5Bladen, Hoke, Robeson and ScotlandPauline Campbell / Robeson
    6Cumberland, Harnett and SampsonJerol Kivett / Sampson
    7Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton and WilsonCharles Tyner Sr. / Northampton
    8Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance and WarrenCedric Jones / Franklin
    9Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Orange and WakeNimasheena Burns / Durham
    10Anson, Montgomery, Moore and RichmondLouis Gregory / Moore
    11Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Guilford, Randolph and RockinghamSkip Alston / Guilford
    12Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and UnionGene Houpe / Iredell
    13Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and CatawbaLarry Yoder / Alexander
    14Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and YanceyTodd McNeill / Ashe
    15Cleveland, McDowell, Polk and RutherfordAlan Toney / Rutherford
    16Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and TransylvaniaRebecca McCall / Henderson
    17Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and SwainGayle Woody / Jackson
    18Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry and YadkinTerry Renegar / Davie
  • 2020-21 National Directors

    2020-21 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.

    Tracey JohnsonWashingtonNACo Seat Number 1
    Gloria WhisenhuntForsythNACo Seat Number 2
  • 2020-21 Past Presidents

    2020-21 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.

    DirectorCountyTerm as President
    Kitty BarnesCatawbaNCACC President 2005-06
    Ronnie BealeMaconNCACC President 2014-15
    Darrell FryeRandolph NCACC President 1990-91
    Brenda HowertonDurhamNCACC President 2017-18
    Fred McClureDavidsonNCACC President 2016-17
  • 2020-21 At-Large Directors

    2020-21 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.

    At-large directorDempsey BondMartin
    At-large directorEd BoothBeaufort
    At-large directorTare DavisWarren
    At-large directorCharles EvansCumberland
    At-large directorJerry LangleyBeaufort
  • 2020-21 Committee Leadership & Representatives

    2020-21 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.

    Agriculture Steering Committee ChairTed GodwinJohnston
    Environment Steering Committee ChairRandy ThompsonBrunswick
    General Government Steering Committee ChairRon WessonBertie
    Health and Human Services Steering Committee ChairLinda Rouse SuttonLenoir
    Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee ChairGeorge DunlapMecklenburg
    Public Education Steering Committee ChairConnie OrrGraham
    Taxation and Finance Steering Committee ChairKay CashionGuilford
    County Manager's RepresentativeLance MetzlerRockingham
    Legislative Goals Committee Co-ChairRenee PriceOrange
    Legislative Goals Committee Co-ChairMike LaBroseCaldwell
    Task Force Co-ChairJames WestWake
    Task Force Co-ChairSue HinmanGranville
    RMP Board of Trustees RepresentativeViola HarrisEdgecombe