Board of Commissioners Makes History, Elects Female Chair & Vice-Chair

Posted December 2, 2019 at 4:06 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Every December, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners elects its chair and vice-chair. At the December 2 board meeting, Commissioner Julia Olson-Boseman was elected as chair and Commissioner Patricia Kusek was elected as vice-chair.

This is the first time in the history of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners that two women of separate parties will hold both the chair and vice-chair positions.

“This is a momentous day for New Hanover County, to have two women elected to lead the board,” said Chairwoman Olson-Boseman. “I look forward to the coming year and the work this Board of Commissioners will accomplish on behalf of our community and our citizens.”

Additional information about the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, including bios and official portraits, can be found here.

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The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ regular meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month. The meeting schedule, agendas, minutes, and meeting video can be viewed online. Meetings can also be watched live on NHCTV.com, Spectrum channel 13, and Charter channel 5.

Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
910-798-7461

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