COMMISSIONER & MANAGER INTERVIEWS

NCACC Youth Summit County Commissioner and Manager Interviews and Reports
Learn about county government through the eyes of young people. As a pre-conference assignment, registrants for the 2013 N.C. Association of County Commissioners Youth Summit were asked to either interview one of their county commissioners, or visit with their county manager and tour the county administrative building; and attend a Board of Commissioners meeting.

The following reports detail each youth delegate's county experience.

  • Alamance: Interview with Commissioner Linda Massey (report by Meaghan Gerringer)
  • Alexander: Interview with County Manager Rick French (report by Faith Wahlers)
  • Ashe: Interview with County Manager Pat Mitchell (video by Dalton Bosley)
  • Beaufort: Interview with Commissioner Robert Belcher (report by Emily Alligood)
  • Bladen: Interview with County Manager Greg Martin (report by Leighanne Kelly)
  • Burke: Tour of county government offices (report by Mollee Soirez)
  • Cabarrus: Report on county government (report by Cooper McAuley)
  • Caldwell: Interview with Commissioner Randy Church (report by Zachary Key)
  • Camden: Interview with County Manager Michael Renshaw and tour of county offices (scrapbook report by Johnathan Gay)
  • Caswell: Interview with County Manager Kevin Howard (report by Tia Foster)
  • Catawba: Interview with Commissioner Kitty Barnes (report by Andrew Beard)
  • Chatham: Interview with County Manager Charlie Horne (report by Anna LaRocco Masi)
  • Chowan: Interview with County Manager Zee Lamb (report by Charles Maus)
  • Cleveland: Interview with Commissioner Jason Falls (report by Allison Ward)
  • Cumberland: Interview with Commissioner Jimmy Keefe (report by Ruth Vorder Bruegge)
  • Currituck: Interview with County Manager Dan Scanlon (report by Alexis Gray)
  • Davidson: Interview with Commissioner Steve Jarvis (report by Matthew Modlin)
  • Duplin: Interview with Commissioner Frances Parks (report by Lauren Hardin)
  • Durham: Interview with Commissioner Brenda Howerton (report by Joel Dahms)
  • Edgecombe: Interview with Assistant County Manager Eric Evans (report with photos by Allison Lancaster)
  • Forsyth: Interview with Commissioner Everette Witherspoon (report by Ryan Horton, Jr.)
  • Forsyth: Interview with Commissioner Walter Marshall (report by Deirdre Mack)
  • Forsyth: Tour of county government offices (report by Josiah Gourley)
  • Franklin: Interview with County Manager Angela Harris (report by Joey Moore)
  • Gates: Interview with Commissioner Henry Jordan (report by Xavier Roscoe)
  • Granville: Interview with County Manager Mike Felts (report by Jacob Dickerson)
  • Greene: Interview with Commissioner Denny Garner (report by P.T. Harrison)
  • Guilford: Report on Board of Commissioners meeting (report by Kimrey Dillon)
  • Halifax: Interview with Commissioner Vernon Bryant (report by Chisom Onuorah)
  • Haywood: Interview with Commissioner Mark Swanger (report by Connor Luckey-Smith)
  • Henderson: Interview with Jan Prichard, Human Resources Director (report by Andrew Torres)
  • Hertford: Interview with Commissioner Howard Hunter III (report by Destiny Vinson)
  • Hoke: Report on Board of Commissioners meeting (report by Abigail Clark)
  • Hyde: Interview with County Manager Bill Rich (report by Jessica Cahoon)
  • Iredell: Interview with Commissioner Steve Johnson (report by Ethan Holland)
  • Jackson: Interview with Commissioner Charles Elders (report by Anna Pierce)
  • Johnston: Interview with Commissioner Ted Godwin (video by Matthew Cherry)
  • Jones: Interview with Donna Strayhorn, Social Services worker (report by Frederica Smith)
  • Lee: Interview with County Manager John Crumpton (report by Jose Cortez)
  • Lee: Report on Board of Commissioners meeting (report by Gregory Newell)
  • Lenoir: Interview with Commissioner Jackie Brown (report with photos by Joel Dixon)
  • Macon: Interview with Commissioner Ronnie Beale (report by Molly Suminski)
  • Martin: Interview with Commissioner Tommy Bowen (report by Kayla Dickerson)
  • Martin: Interview with County Manager David Bone and tour of county offices (scrapbook report by Kayla Dickerson)
  • Montgomery: Interview with Commissioner Jim Matheny (report by Austin Morris)
  • Moore: Interview with County Manager Wayne Vest (report by Marcus McIver)
  • New Hanover: Interview with County Manager Chris Coudriet and tour of county offices (scrapbook report by Maia Cheatham)
  • Northampton: Interview with Commissioner Fannie Greene (report by Chawki Deida)
  • Orange: Interview with Commissioner Renee Price and tour of government services center (slideshow by Erin Thompson)
  • Pamlico: Interview with Commissioner Ann Holton (report by Chase Hardison)
  • Pasquotank: Interview with Interim County Manager Rodney Bunch (report by Justin Bright)
  • Perquimans: Interview with County Manager Frank Heath (report by Brandon Winslow)
  • Person: Interview with County Manager Heidi York (report by Brittany Williams)
  • Pitt: Interview with Commissioner Melvin McLawhorn (audio by Kyra Miles)
  • Polk: Interview with Commissioner Ted Owens (report by Larry Dyer)
  • Randolph: Interview with Commissioner Darrell Frye (report by Kimrey Dillon)
  • Randolph: Interview with County Manager Richard Wells and tour of county offices (scrapbook report by Mickey Jo Grubb)
  • Robeson: Interview with Commissioner Tom Taylor (report by Alexus Jones)
  • Rockingham: Interview with Commissioner Mark Richardson (report by Lydia Ryan)
  • Rowan: Interview with Commissioner Jim Sides (report by Jim Sides)
  • Sampson: Interview with Commissioner Billy Lockamy (report by Haley Stone)
  • Stanly: Interview with Commissioner Peter Asciutto (report with photos by Betsy Austin)
  • Stokes: Interview with Commissioner Rhonda Jones (report by Sarah Booze)
  • Swain: Interview with Commissioner Donnie Dixon (report by Amy Boston)
  • Transylvania: Interview with County Manager Artie Wilson (report by Austin Gragg)
  • Tyrrell: Interview with Commissioner Leroy Spivey (report by Grace Swain)
  • Union: Interview with County Manager Cynthia Coto (report by Alexander Bannister)
  • Vance: Interview with Commissioner Deborah Brown (report by Samaria Carter)
  • Wake: Interview with Commissioner James West (report by Krystal Smith)
  • Warren: Interview with County Manager Linda Worth (report by Mila Alston)
  • Washington: Interview with County Manager Jerry Rhodes (report by Dylan Spruill)
  • Wilkes: Interview with County Manager John Yates (report by Gaby Venturini)
  • Wilson: Interview with County Manager Ellis Williford (report by Daniela Agostini)
  • Yadkin: Interview with Commissioner Gilbert Hemric (report by Madaline Jones)
  • Yancey: Interview with Commissioner Johnny Riddle (audio by Hope Robinson)