Amy Smith Wamsley

Amy Smith Wamsley

Amy Smith Wamsley, personally registered as a Republican.

Endorsements: Roger Aiken, vice chair UNC Board of Governors, former Buncombe County school board chairman; Alice Hart, retired associate superintendent for Asheville City Schools and former principal in Buncombe County; Dusty Pless, current Buncombe County school board at-large representative; Bob Rhinehart, former Buncombe County school board chairman; Bill Wadell, community member; Blue Ridge Republican Women’s Club

Why I’m running:
In order to be effective in a position of influence concerning the welfare of our children, one must possess a 360-degree view of the system and its impact. Acquiring that view requires years of observation, activism, commitment and unselfishness. Over the last several years, I have been advocating for our schools in both private and public settings in order to unite our community around the public schools in Buncombe County.

About Dan Hesse
I grew up outside of Atlanta and moved to WNC in 2001 to attend Montreat College. After college, I worked at NewsRadio 570 WWNC as an anchor/reporter and covered Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners starting in 2004. During that time I also completed WCU's Master of Public Administration program. You can reach me at

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