Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Position Officer County
President Elect Kevin Austin
Yadkin
First Vice President  Ronnie Smith
Martin
Second Vice President  Frank Williams
Brunswick
Past President   Brenda Howerton
Durham
Executive Director  Kevin Leonard NCACC

2017-2018 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 Ed Booth / Beaufort
3 Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico and Wayne Mark Price / Onslow
4 Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Jonathan Barfield / New Hanover
5 Bladen, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland Tony Hunt / Hoke
6 Cumberland, Harnett and Sampson Jerol Kivett / Sampson
7 Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton and Wilson Viola Harris / Edgecombe
8 Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance and Warren Victor Hunt / Warren
9 Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Orange and Wake Karen Howard / Chatham
10 Anson, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond Louis Gregory / Moore
11 Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Nate Hall / Caswell
12 Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union Judy Klusman / Rowan
13 Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Mike LaBrose / Caldwell
14 Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey Vern Grindstaff / Mitchell
15 Cleveland, McDowell, Polk and Rutherford Johnny Hutchins / Cleveland
16 Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania
17 Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain CB McKinnon / Cherokee
18 Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin Terry Renegar / 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
Gloria Whisenhunt
Forsyth 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
Ronnie Beale Macon NCACC President 2014-15
Glen Webb Pitt NCACC President 2015-16
Fred McClure
Davidson
NCACC President 2016-17

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 Blake Vance
Avery
At-large director Jessica Holmes
Wake
At-large director Trevor Fuller
Mecklenburg
At-large director Renee Price
Orange
At-large director
Tare Davis
Warren


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 Randy Thompson
Brunswick
General Government Steering Committee Chair Allen Thomas
Hoke
Health and Human Services Steering Committee Chair Bob Byrd Alamance
Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee Chair Tammy Lee
Bertie
Public Education Steering Committee Chair Gordon Wilder
Vance
Taxation and Finance Steering Committee Chair Marshall Faircloth
Cumberland
County Manager's Representative Craig Honeycutt Wayne
Legislative Goals Committee Co-Chair Johnnie Carswell
Burke
Legislative Goals Committee Co-Chair Tracey Johnson
Washington
RMP Board of Trustees Representative Ann Holton Pamlico