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 2015 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, by Elizabeth Kenney (Written report - PDF)
  • Alexander: Interview with County Manager Rick French, by Peri Munday (Written report - PDF)
  • Anson: Interview with Board Chair Anna Baucom, by Na'La E. Brown (Written report - PDF)
  • Bertie: Interview with Commissioner, by Sandrika Freeman (Written report - PDF)
  • Bladen: Interview with County Manager Greg Martin, by Anna Kate White (Written report - PDF)
  • Brunswick: Interview with County Manager Ann Hardy, by Jillian Bowling (Written report - PDF)
  • Burke: Interview with Chairman Johnnie Carswell, by Burke Pollard (Written report - PDF)
  • Cabarrus: Interview with Chairman Steve Morris, by Grace Law (Video report)
  • Camden: Interview with Commissioner Garry Meiggs, by Ashton Overton (Video report)
  • Caswell: Interview with Commissioner Nate Hall, by Tia Foster (Written report - PDF)
  • Catawba: Interview with Commissioner Kitty Barnes, by Jarrett Mull (Written report - PDF)
  • Chatham: Interview with County Manager Charlie Horne and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Molly Carlson (Scrapbook report - PDF)
  • Cherokee: Interview with County Manager Randy Wiggins, by Alisa Booze-Hall (Written report - PDF)
  • Chowan: Interview with Chairman Jeff Smith, by Pacey Lassiter (Written report - PDF)
  • Chowan: Tour of County Administrative Building and newspaper clippings, by Kayla Welch (Scrapbook report - PDF)
  • Clay: Interview with County Manager Paul Leek, by Richard Honeycutt (Written report - PDF)
  • Columbus: Interview with Commissioner James Prevatte, by Danielle Middleton (Video report)
  • Craven: Interview with Commissioner Jason Jones, by Sarah Willis (Written report - PDF)
  • Cumberland: Interview with County Manager Amy Cannon, by Noah Murray (Written report - PDF)
  • Currituck: Interview with Chairman Paul O'Neal, by Abby Rippin (Written report - PDF)
  • Dare: Interview with Vice Chair Wally Overman and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Arturo Lara (Written report - PDF)
  • Davidson: Interview with Vice Chair Steve Jarvis, by Alea Hunsucker (Written report - PDF)
  • Davie: Interview with Vice Chair Richard Poindexter and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Elizabeth Bourne (Written report - PDF)
  • Duplin: Interview with County Manager Mike Aldridge and tour of County Administrative Building, by Lauren Hardin (PowerPoint presentation - PDF)
  • Durham: Report on county government, by Joala Downey (Written report - PDF)
  • Edgecombe: Interview with Vice Chair John Felton, by David Parisher (Written report - PDF)
  • Franklin: Interview with County Manager Angela Harris, by Joey Moore (Written report - PDF)
  • Gaston: Interview with Commissioner Jason Williams, by Hannah Matthews (Video report)
  • Gates: Interview with Board Chair Linda Hofler, by Tatyana Belfield (Written report - PDF)
  • Greene: Interview with County Manager Kyle DeHaven, by Suzanne Hubbard (Written report - PDF)
  • Guilford: Interview with Commissioners Alan Branson and Kay Cashion, by Megan Reid (Written report - PDF)
  • Halifax: Interview with Commissioner Patrick Qualls, by Audrey Myers (Video report)
  • Henderson: Interview with Chairman Tommy Thompson, by Kye Laughter (Written report - PDF)
  • Hertford: Interview with Commissioner Johnnie Ray Farmer, by Emily Owens (Written report - PDF)
  • Hoke: Report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Aaron Clark (Written report - PDF)
  • Hyde: Report on meeting with county officials at Youth Summit, by Jessica Cahoon (Written report - PDF)
  • Iredell: Interview with Commissioner Steve Johnson and Deputy County Manager Beth Jones, by Samuel Wrye (Scrapbook report - PDF)
  • Johnston: Interview with Commissioner Cookie Pope, by Austin Little (Written report - PDF)
  • Jones: Interview with Commissioner Zack Koonce, by Justus Hargett (Written report - PDF)
  • Lee: Interview with Commissioners Anna Baucom (Anson), Joe Belcher (Buncombe), Kirk Smith (Lee) and Frank Williams (Brunswick), by Cobey Ledford (Written report - PDF)
  • Lenoir: Interview with Commissioner Eric Rouse, by Kayci Willis (Scrapbook report - PDF)
  • Macon: Interview with Commissioner Ronnie Beale, by Purshotam Aruwani (Written report - PDF)
  • Martin: Report on YouthVoice, by Kayla Dickerson (Scrapbook report - PDF)
  • McDowell: Interview with County Manager Ashley Wooten, by John Ellis (Written report - PDF)
  • Mitchell: Interview with Commissioner Vern Grindstaff, by Daniel Silver (Written report - PDF)
  • Montgomery: Interview with Chairman Jim Matheny, by Sarah Alexi (Written report - PDF)
  • Moore: Report on county activities, by Nicholas Reeves (PowerPoint presentation - PDF)
  • Nash: Meeting with county staff and tour of County Administrative Building, by Grace LaHay (Scrapbook report - PDF)
  • New Hanover: Report on Board of Commissioners meeting and interview with Commissioner Jonathan Barfield, Jr., by Noelia Martinez (Written report - PDF)
  • Northampton: Interview with Board Chair Fannie Greene, by Hannah McDermott (Written report - PDF)
  • Orange: Interview with Commissioner Renee Price and meetings with county staff including County Manager Bonnie Hammersley, by Julia Lovingood (PowerPoint presentation - PDF)
  • Pasquotank: Interview with Chairman Joseph Winslow, by Jessica Hoffman (Written report - PDF)
  • Pender: Report on Pender County Government, by Nathaniel Andersen (Written report - PDF)
  • Perquimans: Interview with Commissioner Fondella Leigh, by Charlesa Leigh (Prezi presentation)
  • Person: Interview with Commissioner Jimmy Clayton, by Eryn Haynes (Written report - PDF)
  • Pitt: Interview with Chairman Glen Webb and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Amos Stead (Written report - PDF)
  • Pitt: Interview with Vice Chair Beth Ward, by Dajon Williams (Written report - PDF)
  • Richmond: Interview with Commissioners Don Bryant and John Gardner, County Manager Rick Sago, and various municipal officials, by DeLani Reep (PowerPoint presentation - PDF)
  • Robeson: Interview with Commissioners Noah Woods, Raymond Cummings and Tom Taylor; and Assistant County Manager Jason King, by Amaria Rogers (Written report - PDF)
  • Rockingham: Interview with Commissioner Keith Duncan, by Emily Holmes (Written report - PDF)
  • Rowan: Interview with County Manager Aaron Church, tour of County Administrative Building, and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Anthony Blandino (PowerPoint presentation - PDF)
  • Rutherford: Interview with Chairman Bryan King, by Savannah Bell (Written report - PDF)
  • Scotland: Report on Board of Commissioners meeting and interview with Chairman Guy McCook, by Taylor Davis (Written report - PDF)
  • Stanly: Interview with Commissioner Joseph Burleson, by Lillie Austin (Written report - PDF)
  • Transylvania: Interview with Vice Chairman Larry Chapman, by Zebulun Landreth (Written report - PDF)
  • Tyrrell: Interview with County Manager David Clegg, by Margo Lilley (Written report - PDF)
  • Union: Interview with County Manager Cynthia Coto, by Nate Doiron (Written report - PDF)
  • Vance: Interview with Commissioner Dan Brummitt, by Lenora Branche (Written report - PDF)
  • Wake: Interview with Vice Chair Caroline Sullivan, by Cheri Caggia (Written report - PDF)
  • Warren: Interview with Vice Chair Jennifer Jordan, by Shaniah Goodman (Written report - PDF)
  • Washington: Interview with County Manager's Assistant Jennifer Arnold and tour of County Administration Building, by Keymiya Norman (Scrapbook report - PDF)
  • Wayne: Interview with Commissioner Bill Pate and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Mary Dunn (Written report - PDF)
  • Wilkes: Interview with Commissioner Gary D. Blevins and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Moriah Boggess (Written report - PDF)
  • Wilson: Interview with County Manager Denise Stinagle, by Marco Agostini (Written report - PDF)
  • Yadkin: Interview with Assistant County Manager Christopher Ong, by Leah Thomas (Written report - PDF)
  • Yancey: Interview with Commissioner Randy Ollis and report on Board of Commissioners meeting, by Collin Eten (Written report - PDF)