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5 New Members of Board of Transportation Sworn in; 3 Members get New Terms

Raleigh - The N.C. Board of Transportation added five new members as they were sworn in for four-year terms by N.C. State Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby Tuesday afternoon at a ceremony in Raleigh. Three other members of the Board were sworn in to extend their service with another term.

The new members are:

Sandra Fountain - Division 3 - Sampson, Duplin, Onslow, Pender, New Hanover and Brunswick counties;

Terry Hutchens - Division 6 - Cumberland, Harnett, Bladen, Robeson and Columbus counties;

Patrick Molamphy -Division 8 - Moore, Lee, Chatham, Randolph, Hoke, Montgomery, Richmond and Scotland counties;

Tracy Dodson - Division 10 - Mecklenburg, Union, Anson, Cabarrus and Stanly counties; and

Walter Debnam Jr. -Division 14 - Cherokee, Clay, Macon, Graham, Transylvania, Henderson, Polk, Jackson, Haywood and Swain counties.

The returning members are:

Major General Hugh Overholt -Division 2 -Member since 2009 - Carteret, Jones, Lenoir, Greene, Pitt, Beaufort, Craven and Pamlico counties;

"Gus" Tulloss -Division 4 -Member since 2008 - Johnston, Nash, Wayne, Wilson, Edgecombe and Halifax counties; and

Andrew Perkins - At Large -Member since 2003.

Nineteen men and women from across the state make up the N.C. Board of Transportation and work with NCDOT staff members to make decisions about transportation priorities.

Pictured in photo (from left to right): Andrew Perkins, Patrick Molamphy, Tracy Dodson, Walter Debnam Jr., Hugh Overholt, Sandra Fountain, Terry Hutchen, Gus Tulloss, Justice Paul Newby.

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4/16/2018 4:30 PM

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