Board of Directors

The Person County Economic Development Commission is an advisory board appointed by the Person County Board of Commissioners. It is made up of an intentional mix of business leaders, educators, elected officials, and agricultural and citizen representatives to shape pro-growth policies and practices.

Person County Economic Development Commission

Mr. Phillip Allen                                                        Mr. Jody Blackwell
The Honorable Gordon Powell The Honorable Merilyn P. Newell
Mr. Jay Poindexter Mr. Kenneth Perry 
Dr. Scott McKinney Mr. Donald Long
Ms. Sherry Clayton




Ms. Katherine Cathey
Person County Manager
Mr. Brooks Lockhart
City of Roxboro Manager
Dr. Pamela Senegal
President, Piedmont Community College
Dr. Rodney Peterson 
Superintendent, Person County Schools
Dr. Claudia Berryhill 
Agricultural/Farm Community Representative
*Ex Officios do not have voting rights, with the exception of the County Manager who may vote in the absence of the appointed Commissioner.


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