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 2014 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 Tim Sutton (by Meaghan Gerringer)
  • Alexander: Scrapbook report on interviews with County Manager Rick French, Sheriff Chris Bowman, and Commissioners Andrew Ferguson and Larry Yoder (by Cecilia Tadt)
  • Alleghany: Interview with County Manager Don Adams (by Alex Wagoner)
  • Anson: Interview with County Manager Lawrence Gatewood (by Chishaun Jones)
  • Beaufort: Interview with Chairman of the Board Jerry Langley (by Amy Arnold)
  • Bertie: Interview with Commissioner Ron Wesson (by Clint Conner)
  • Bladen: Interview with Vice Chair Mark Gillespie (by Claire Parrish)
  • Buncombe: Scrapbook report on interview with County Manager Wanda Greene and tour of county offices (by William Baldwin)
  • Burke: Interview with Chairman of the Board Johnnie Carswell and Commissioner Jack Carroll (by Mollee Soirez)
  • Cabarrus: Interview with Chairman of the Board 'Liz' Poole (by Holly Pennell)
  • Camden: Video interview with County Manager Mike Renshaw (by Ashton Overton)
  • Carteret: Interview with County Manager Russell Overman (by James Blakely)
  • Catawba: Interview with Assistant County Manager Mary Furtado (by Leigha Williamson)
  • Chatham: Scrapbook report on interview with County Manager Charlie Horne (by Sarah Thomas)
  • Chowan: Interview with County Manager Kevin Howard (by Charles Maus)
  • Columbus: Video report on interviews with County Manager Bill Clark and Commissioners Ricky Bullard and Buddy Byrd, tour of county government offices (by Devan Young)
  • Cumberland: Interview with Vice Chairman Kenneth Edge (by Jenna Shackleford)
  • Currituck: Interview with County Manager Dan Scanlon (by Jamie Hauser)
  • Dare: Report on Dare County Government/interview with Commissioner Virginia Tillett (by Abby Haywood)
  • Davidson: Video report on interview with Assistant County Manager Zeb Hanner (by Josh Modlin)
  • Davie: Interview with Chairman of the Board Robert Wisecarver (by Elizabeth Bourne)
  • Duplin: Interview with Commissioner Anita Powers (by Lauren Hardin)
  • Durham: General report on government (by Anita Sewell)
  • Edgecombe: Scrapbook report on interview with County Manager Lorenzo Carmon, tour of administration building, and Board of Commissioners meeting (by Hannah Pilgreen)
  • Forsyth: Interview with County Manager Dudley Watts (by Blaise Gourley)
  • Forsyth: Interview with County Manager Dudley Watts/report on Board of Commissioners meeting (by Kayla and Ryan Horton)
  • Franklin: Interview with Vice Chairman John May (by Joey Moore)
  • Granville: Interview with County Manager Michael Felts (by Jacob Dickerson)
  • Greene: Interview with County Manager Richard Hicks (by Alana Jones)
  • Guilford: Interview with Commissioner Bruce Davis (by Samuel Reid)
  • Halifax: Video interview with Commissioner Vernon Bryant (by Caleb Taylor)
  • Harnett: Interviews with Commissioners Jim Burgin and Gordon Springle (by Taylor Foster)
  • Henderson: Interview with Vice Chairman Tommy Thompson (by Naomi McIlvaine)
  • Hertford: Interview with Commissioner Howard Hunter III (by Noah Parker)
  • Hoke: Interview with Reps. Garland Pierce and Ken Goodman (by Abigail Clark)
  • Iredell: Interview with Vice Chairman Marvin Norman and Deputy County Manager Beth Dirks (by Daniel McAuley)
  • Jackson: Interview with Commissioner Vicki Greene (by Helen Miller)
  • Johnston: Video interview with Chairman of the Board Jeff Carver (by Matthew Cherry)
  • Jones: Interview with Commissioner Joe Wiggins (by Justus Hargett)
  • Lee: Interview with Vice Chairman Kirk Smith (by Callie Steger)
  • Lenoir: Scrapbook report on interview with Commissioner Mac Doughety (by Joel Dixon)
  • Macon: Interview with Commissioner Ronnie Beale (by Molly Suminski)
  • Madison: Interview with County Manager Steve Garrison (by Sierra Kindley)
  • Martin: Scrapbook report on interviews with County Manager David Bone and Chairman of the Board Tommy Bowen, and tour of county offices (by Kayla Dickerson)
  • Mitchell: Interview with County Manager Chuck Vines/tour of county offices (by Daniel Silver)
  • Montgomery: Interview with County Manager Matthew Woodard (by Nathan Powell)
  • Moore: Interview with Chairman of the Board Larry Caddell (by Marcus McIver)
  • Nash: Video on meetings with county officials and tour of county government offices (by Luke LaHay)
  • New Hanover: Interview with Chairman of the Board Woody White (by Lauryn Ameri)
  • New Hanover: Interview with Commissioner Jonathan Barfield (by Ashley Reece)
  • Northampton: Video interview with County Manager Kimberly Turner (by Gabrielle Harris)
  • Orange: Interview with Commissioner Renee Price (by Brianti Foster)
  • Pasquotank: Interview with County Manager Rodney Bunch (by Abigail Beasley)
  • Pender: Report from fifth annual NCACC Youth Summit (by Reagan Taylor)
  • Perquimans: Interview with Commissioner Kyle Jones (by Brandon Winslow)
  • Person: Interview with Chairman of the Board Jimmy Clayton (by Matthew Chaney)
  • Pitt: Interview with Vice Chairman Glen Webb II (by Amos Stead)
  • Randolph: Interview with County Manager Richard Wells (by Kaley Allred)
  • Richmond: Interview with Commissioner Don Bryant, other local elected officials (by DeLani Reep)
  • Robeson: Interview with Assistant County Manager Jason King (by Tyron Alford)
  • Rockingham: Interview with Commissioner Mark Richardson (by Alicia Williams)
  • Rowan: Interview with Commissioner Mike Caskey (by Micah Furr)
  • Rutherford: Interview with Chairman of the Board Bill Eckler (by Brooklyn Breedlove)
  • Sampson: Interview with Chairman of the Board Jefferson Strickland (by Haley Stone)
  • Scotland: Interview with Commissioner Whit Gibson (by Matthew Bourne II)
  • Stanly: Interview with County Manager Andy Lucas (by Lilley Brookshire)
  • Stokes: Interview with Commissioner Leon Inman (by Elijah Evans)
  • Transylvania: Interview with Vice Chairman Larry Chapman and County Manager Artie Wilson (by Cady Suddeth)
  • Tyrrell: Video interview with County Manager David Clegg and presentation to Board of Commissioners (by Grace Swain)
  • Union: Interview with County Manager Cynthia Coto (by Autumn Snowden)
  • Wake: Interview with Commissioner Caroline Sullivan (by Sophie Eisenhardt)
  • Wake: Scrapbook report on interview with Commissioner Joe Bryan, Board of Commissioners meeting (by Victor Chambers)
  • Warren: Interview with Board Chair Bertadean Baker (by India Jones)
  • Washington: Interview with Commissioner Bill Sexton Jr. (by Dylan Spruill)
  • Wayne: Interview with Commissioner Ray Mayo (by Christopher Finch)
  • Wilkes: Interview with County Manager John Yates (by Kayla Colglazier)
  • Wilson: Interview with County Manager Denise Stinagle (by Randi Gerwatosky)
  • Yadkin: Interview with Vice Chairman David Moxley (by Leah Thomas)
  • Yancey: Interview with Chairman of the Board Johnny Riddle (by Amberly Glover)