From the office of Gov. Pat McCrory:
Western North Carolina Regional Economic Development Commission
Dr. John Boyd (Mitchell County) – Dr. Boyd is the president of Mayland Community College. He received a B.S. in criminal justice from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, a master’s of criminal justice administration from Oklahoma City University and a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Clemson University. He will hold an at-large seat on the board.
Terri King (Buncombe County) – King is the president/owner at Coldwell Banker King, King Associates Real Estate, LLC, and Broker Associates Referral Network, LLC. She received a B.S. in animal science from NCSU and a master’s of entrepreneurship from Western Carolina University. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors and WNC Foundation: Women for Women. She will hold an at-large seat on the board.
The commission facilitates economic development and tourism in Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania and Yancey counties. The term length is four years.