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Board of Directors

Upcoming Board Meetings

Foothills Regional Commission

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Fiscal Year 2021-2022

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Executive Committee Aug. 25, 2021 - 12 p.m., FRC Rutherfordton Office
Full Board Sept. 15, 2021 - 12 p.m., FRC Rutherfordton Office
Executive Committee Nov. 11, 2021 - 12 p.m., FRC Rutherfordton Office
Full Board - Annual Meeting/Christmas Luncheon Dec. 14, 2021 - Time/Location TBD
(Proposed) Region C Legislative Day Jan. 24, 2022 - 9:30 a.m., Tryon International Equestrian Center
Executive Committee Feb. 10, 2022 - 12 p.m., FRC Rutherfordton Office
Full Board March 15, 2022 - 12 p.m., FRC Rutherfordton Office
Executive Committee May 12, 2022 - 12 p.m., FRC Rutherfordton Office
Full Board June 7, 2022 - 12 p.m., FRC Rutherfordton Office

Board of Directors members

  • Chair: Fred Baisden, Mayor – City of Saluda (Polk)
  • Robert Boyette, Manager – City of Marion (McDowell)
  • Dean Buff, Private Sector – McDowell County
  • Andrew Carlton, Alderman – Town of Old Fort (McDowell)
  • Vice Chair: Max Hopper, Private Sector – Cleveland County
  • Justin Conner, Commissioner – Town of Forest City (Rutherford)
  • Jimmy Dancy, Mayor – Town of Rutherfordton (Rutherford)
  • Larry Dooley, Private Sector – Cleveland County
  • Jeffery Emory, Commissioner – Town of Grover (Cleveland)
  • Steve Garrison, Manager – Rutherford County
  • Tom Helton, Private Sector – Town of Ellenboro (Rutherford)
  • Rick Howell, Manager – City of Shelby (Cleveland)
  • Bill Ingham, Commissioner – Town of Tryon (Polk)
  • Clarissa Jennings-Reid, Mayor – Town of Kingstown (Cleveland)
  • Secretary: Bryan King, Commissioner – Rutherford County
  • David Moore, Commissioner – Polk County
  • Scott Neisler, Mayor – City of Kings Mountain (Cleveland)
  • Peter O’Leary, Mayor – Village of Chimney Rock (Rutherford)
  • Ray Padgett, Commissioner – Town of Lawndale (Cleveland)
  • Mark Phillips, Council Member – Town of Columbus (Polk)
  • Marche D. Pittman, Manager – Polk County
  • Carol Pritchett, Mayor – Town of Lake Lure (Rutherford)
  • Stephanie Rzonca, Business Development Coordinator – Rutherford County
  • Jack Shytle, Mayor – City of Polkville (Cleveland)
  • Jeff Swink, Council Member – Town of Bostic (Rutherford)
  • Daniel Thomas, Council Member – Town of Boiling Springs (Cleveland)
  • Brenda Vaughn, Commissioner – McDowell County
  • Doris Weaver, Mayor – Town of Fallston (Cleveland)
  • Scott Webber, Manager – Town of Spindale (Rutherford)
  • Doug Bridges, Commissioner – Cleveland County
  • Ashley Wooten, Manager – McDowell County
  • Vacant – Town of Ruth (Rutherford)
  • Vacant – Town of Earl (Cleveland)
  • Vacant – Polk County
  • Vacant – Town of Belwood (Cleveland)