New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Take Oath of Office, Elect Chair & Vice-Chair

Posted December 19, 2016 at 9:24 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Re-elected Commissioners Jonathan Barfield, Jr. and Woody White, and newly-elected Commissioner Patricia Kusek took the oath of office on December 19 during the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ regularly scheduled meeting.

Barfield and White have served on the Board of Commissioners since 2008 and 2012 respectively. Kusek is serving her first term. All three will serve four-year terms and join Commissioners Skip Watkins and Rob Zapple on the board.

The board also elected its new chair and vice-chair during the meeting. White will serve as the board’s chair, and Watkins will serve as vice-chair until December 2017.

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ regular meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at the New Hanover County Historic Courthouse, 24 North 3rd Street, Room 301. The meeting schedule, agendas, minutes, and meeting video can be viewed online. Meetings can also be watched live on, Time Warner Cable channel 13 and Charter Communications channel 5.

Pictures will be posted to the county’s Flickr page following the meeting and are available for download.


New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, December 19, 2016

Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator

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