Board of Commissioners elect 2013 chair and vice chair

Poole reelected chair and Burrage elected vice chair

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December 19, 2013 — At its December 16 meeting, the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners reelected Elizabeth (Liz) Poole chair and elected Larry Burrage vice chair.

Poole was elected to the Cabarrus Board of Commissioners in 2008 and served as vice chair in 2009 and 2010. She was first elected chair in 2011 and was reelected to the position in 2012.

Poole previously served 10 years on the Cabarrus County Board of Education, four of those as board chair. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UNC Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in business administration from Queens University in Charlotte. Poole is a career development coordinator for Concord High School.

Burrage was first elected to the Cabarrus Board of Commissioners in 2010 and previously served as vice chair in 2011. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Mid-America Christian University. Burrage is a NC-licensed electrical contractor and general contractor and owns his own business in Concord.

Typically, the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners hold a work session on the first Monday of each month at 4 p.m. and a regular meeting on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., both in the Cabarrus Government Center (65 Church Street, SE, Concord).

Residents can watch the regular meetings live on Time Warner Cable Channel 22. For agenda and regular meetings, residents can follow live tweets (#CCBOC) or catch meeting playback on Channel 22 and YouTube.