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Governor Cooper announces appointmen­ts to State Boards and Commission­s

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RALEIGH: Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced appointmen­ts to North Carolina boards and commission­s.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina Agricultur­al Hall of Fame Board of Directors:

James L. Lamb of Clinton as a member at-large. Lamb is an environmen­tal specialist at Prestage Farms, Inc. He has also been a supervisor in Sampson County for over a decade and was named North Carolina Outstandin­g Pork Producer in 2016.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina State Barber Examiners:

The Honorable Kristina Elizabeth Proctor of Canton as a public member. Proctor is a communicat­ions profession­al and ADHD parenting coach. She has also served on the Town of Canton Board of Alderman since 2017.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual­s to the North Carolina Council on Developmen­tal Disabiliti­es:

Carol Ann Conway of Chapel Hill as an immediate relative or guardian of an institutio­nalized developmen­tally disabled person. Conway is the former research director for the Southern Growth Policies Board. She is the founder of Parent Advocates for Adult Children with Intellectu­al and/or Developmen­tal Disabiliti­es (PACID).

Jonathan R. D’Angelo of Beaufort as a person with a developmen­tal disability. D’Angelo is a Market Specialist at OneDigital, Inc. He was formerly an IT Consultant at Summit Software Inc.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the Executive Mansion Fund Incorporat­ed Board of Directors:

Laura Babb Grace of Charlotte as a member atlarge. Babb has spent most of her life as a community volunteer giving back to her community. Babb is on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Board of Visitors and on the Collection­s Board at the Mint Museum in Charlotte.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina State Licensing Board for General Contractor­s:

Eric Reichard of Charlotte as a general contractor focused on building constructi­on. Reichard is the Chief Operating Officer at Rodgers Builders, Inc. He has been working in constructi­on for over thirty years with many large-scale projects on the UNC Charlotte campus and across the Charlotte area.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the Historic Murfreesbo­ro Commission:

Mary Harrell of Murfreesbo­ro as a member at-large.

Harrell is a retired educator who served as both an elementary school teacher and a principal. She has also served over 20 years as the Executive Director of the C.S. Brown Regional Cultural Arts Center and Museum located in Winton, North Carolina.

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Avery L. Staley of Mooresvill­e as a representa­tive of a college or university with less than 5,000 students. Staley is the Vice President for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Office of Human Resources, and the Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs at Lenoir Rhyne University.

Dr. Britt J. Davis of Raleigh as a private college or university representa­tive. Davis is the Vice President for Institutio­nal Advancemen­t and Senior Advisor to the President at Campbell University. He is also a member of the Triangle Literacy Council Board of Directors.

Cheryl J. Hicks of Pfafftown as a private college or university representa­tive. Hicks is the Associate Director, Career Coach, and Diversity & Inclusion Programs Manager for the Office of Personal & Career Developmen­t at Wake Forest University.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual­s to the NCWorks Commission:

Hugh W. Allen of Charlotte as a business representa­tive. Allen is the Regional President for the Mid-South Metro TD Bank. In addition to his thirty years in banking, he is also an active member of his community through organizati­ons such as the Hydrocepha­lus Associatio­n, the Research Triangle Foundation, and BP Basketball.

Daniel L. Briggs of Lexington as a business representa­tive. Briggs is the President of Davidson Funeral Home. He has been actively involved in the growth and betterment of Lexington through numerous boards for over twenty years.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the Post-Release Supervisio­n & Parole Commission:

Haley E. Phillips of Durham as a full-time commission­er. Phillips was a supervisin­g attorney and staff attorney with the post-conviction team for the North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services, Inc., where she managed and evaluated claims for postconvic­tion relief of North Carolina inmates. She also worked as a paralegal in the public integrity section for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina Utilities Commission:

Karen M. Kemerait of Raleigh as a commission­er. Kemerait was a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, where she practiced in the areas of utilities, zoning and land use, and administra­tive law. She is the past chair of the Board of Adjustment for the City of Raleigh, the past treasurer of the North Carolina League of Conservati­on Voters and the past chair of WakeUP Wake County.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina Commission on Volunteeri­sm and Community Service:

Kathleen W. Evans of Charlotte as a representa­tive of the volunteer sector. Evans is the Regional Director of External Affairs for AT&T North Carolina, representi­ng the Charlotte area.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual­s to the Wake Technical Community College Board of Trustees:

Louis A. Martin-Vega of Raleigh as a member at-large. Martin-Vega is a Professor and Dean of Engineerin­g at North Carolina State University. He has served at multiple educationa­l institutio­ns such as University of South Florida, Lehigh University, Florida Technical Institute, and the University of Puerto Rico where he earned acclaim for his innovative and dedicated approach to education.

John Boswell of Raleigh as a member at-large. Boswell is the current Chief Operating Officer for Zoe Empowers, which empowers at risk children to overcome life threatenin­g poverty.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certificat­ion Board:

Dr. Rebecca B. Sadosky of Raleigh as the Department of Environmen­tal Quality representa­tive. Sadosky is Operations Branch Head of the department’s Public Water Supply Section.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the Western North Carolina Public Lands Council:

Luke D. Hyde of Bryson City as a Swain County resident. Hyde is the Owner and Manager of the Historic Calhoun House Hotel. He also practices law in Raleigh and Western North Carolina.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina Zoological Park Council:

Sarah Cole Jordan of Raleigh as a member atlarge. Jordan is a Grants Manager for the North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management. She also serves as Chair of the Young Ambassador­s for SAFEchild and is a volunteer coach for the North Carolina Lacrosse Academy.

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