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North Carolina




Governor Appoints New Commissioner to Industrial Commission

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Bill Daughtridge, formerly Secretary of Administration, has been appointed a Commissioner at the North Carolina Industrial Commission. The appointment is an emergency appointment which the General Assembly will need to confirm when they return to session in May.

Press Release

Governor McCrory also has until February 29th to either reappoint Commissioner Linda Cheatham or make a new appointment for the seat. Commissioner Cheatham’s current term runs through June 30, 2016.

Updates from the Industrial Commission:   

This follows a flurry of recent activity and changes at the North Carolina Industrial Commission, most notably the appointment of Charlton L. Allen as Chairman.

In January, Governor McCrory also announced the appointments of Brian P. LiVecchi, Dane Scalise and Tyler Younts as Deputy Commissioners, while re-appointing Thomas H. Perlungher and John C. Schafer as Deputy Commissioners as well.

Press Release