List of alderpersons of Carrboro, North Carolina

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This page contains an incomplete list of persons who have served as alderperson in Carrboro, North Carolina. The town's Board of Aldermen is composed of 6 alderpersons serving staggered terms of 4 years, as well as a mayor (see list of Carrboro mayors).

Current alderpersons[edit]

  • Jacquelyn Gist (1989- )
  • Randee Haven-O'Donnell (2005- )
  • Sammy Slade (2009- )[1]
  • Michelle Johnson (2011- )[2]
  • Damon Seils (2013- )[3]
  • Bethany Chaney (2014- )[4]

Former alderpersons[edit]

  • Ervin Sherwood Ward
  • C.D. Hearne (1930s?)[5]
  • Bryant Hackney (1964- )[6]
  • Nancy White (1970s?)
  • Mary Riggsbee (1971–1975)[7]
  • George W. Beswick (1975–1977)[8]
  • Robert W. Drakeford (1975–1977)
  • Braxton D. Foushee (1969–1981)[9]
  • Steven J. Rose (1979–1983)
  • John D. Boone (1972–1987)[10]
  • James White (1981-?)
  • Joyce Garrett (1980s?)
  • Ernest F. Patterson (1980s?)
  • Douglas Sharer (1980s?)
  • Ruth West (1980s?)
  • Judith Wegner (1985–1989)
  • Doug Anderson (1983-1986 [resigned-moved])
  • Tom Gurganus (?-1986-?)
  • Zona Norwood (1983-?)
  • Randy Marshall (1986–1995 [appointed to remainder of D. Anderson's term])[11]
  • Mike Nelson (1993-1995 [resigned when elected mayor])
  • Jay Bryan (1987-1997 [resigned])[12]
  • Frances Lloyd Shetley (1987–1995, 1997 [appointed to remainder of Bryan's term])[13]
  • Henry "Hank" Anderson III (1993-1998 [died in office])[14]
  • Hilliard Caldwell (1981–1993, 1995–1999)[15]
  • Allen Spalt (1997–2001)[16][17]
  • Mark Dorosin (1999–2003)[18]
  • Diana McDuffee (1995–2005 [appointed to remainder of Nelson's term])
  • Mark Chilton (2003–2005 [resigned when elected mayor])
  • Alex Zaffron (1995–2007)
  • John Herrera (2001–2009 [resigned])[1]
  • Joal Hall Broun (1999–2011 [appointed to remainder of H. Anderson's term])[2]
  • Dan Coleman (2006–2013 [appointed to remainder of Chilton's term; resigned-moved])[19]
  • Lydia Lavelle (2007-2013 [resigned when elected mayor])[20]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Michum, Beth. (November 12, 2009). Slade takes his seat on board of aldermen. The Carrboro Citizen. Accessed November 26, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Sisk, Taylor. (November 10, 2011). Johnson joins Carrboro board. The Carrboro Citizen. Accessed December 9, 2011.
  3. ^ Mansur, Sarah. (February 15, 2013). Seils only candidate for alderman seat. The Chapel Hill News. Accessed May 28, 2013.
  4. ^ Hooley, Danny. (May 21, 2014). Chaney joins aldermen. Chapelboro.com. Accessed June 25, 2013
  5. ^ Robinson, Matt. (July 31, 2002). "Race riot: a forgotten, violent confrontation 65 years ago made clear that Chapel Hill and Carrboro weren't the 'Southern Part of Heaven' for everyone." The Independent Weekly. Accessed July 15, 2007.
  6. ^ Sisk, Taylor. (March 27, 2008). Carrboro stories: a few moments with Beulah." The Carrboro Citizen. Accessed March 30, 2008.
  7. ^ Orange County Commission for Women. (April 1994). First Women of Orange County: Women's History Month Project, 1993-1994.. Accessed July 15, 2007.
  8. ^ Dees, Matt. (August 9, 2005). "Young hopefuls buck the odds; Candidates in their 20s have filed to run for public office this fall in Chapel Hill and Siler City." The News & Observer.
  9. ^ Sisk, Taylor. (May 15, 2007). "Foushee takes a seat." The Carrboro Citizen. Accessed July 15, 2007.
  10. ^ Sisk, Taylor. (May 3, 2007). "Former mayor pro tem John D. Boone dies." The Carrboro Citizen. Accessed July 15, 2007.
  11. ^ Town of Carrboro. (April 22, 1986.) "Minutes of a regular meeting of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen." Accessed January 6, 2013.
  12. ^ Shia, Christine R. (April 23, 1997). "Carrboro board to lose member." News and Observer.
  13. ^ Shia, Christine R. (May 8, 1997). "Vacancy filled on Carrboro board." News and Observer.
  14. ^ No author listed. (Oct. 21, 1998). "Character and caring; Henry 'Hank' Anderson III, who died last week, had many positive traits including old-fashioned virtues like courage, honesty and caring for his community." Chapel Hill Herald.
  15. ^ Atwater, Jada Harris. (July 18, 1995). "Caldwell seeks to return as alderman." Chapel Hill Herald.
  16. ^ Kingsley, Tom (Oct. 31, 2001). "Allen Spalt - Board of Aldermen" The Daily Tar Heel. Accessed July 15, 2007.
  17. ^ Blow, Chris. (Dec. 3, 2001). "4 local officials prepare to step down, move on." The Daily Tar Heel. Accessed July 15, 2007.
  18. ^ No author listed. (June 26, 2003). "Carrboro alderman won't run again." The News & Observer.
  19. ^ Jaroszewski, Abraham. "Carrboro continues week of goodbyes." Chapelboro.com. Accessed January 6, 2013.
  20. ^ Velliquette, Beth. (December 4, 2013.) Carrboro's Lavelle becomes North Carolina's 1st openly lesbian mayor. Accessed December 4, 2013.