N.C. 911 Board Members

The chair of the N.C. 911 Board is the chief information officer of the N.C. Department of Information Technology or the CIO's designee. The board meets at the call of the chair and has a quorum with nine members.

The N.C. 911 Board has 17 members. Eight members represent vendors, including three commercial mobile radio service providers, four local exchange carriers and one VoIP provider. Eight members are local officials representing:

  • League of Municipalities
  • Association of County Commissioners
  • Sheriff and police chiefs
  • Association of Public Safety Communication Officials
  • National Emergency Number Association
  • North Carolina Firemen's Association
  • North Carolina Association of Rescue and Emergency Medical Services

Board Members

Name

Committees

Position

Term

Jim Weaver

 

Chair, N.C. 911 Board

Secretary, N.C. Department of Information Technology

N/A

David Bone

Funding Committee, Chair

Grant Committee

Executive Director, Eastern Carolina Council of Governments

N.C. Association of County Commissioners

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed By The Governor

Tommy Cole

Education Committee

Fire Chief, City Of Graham

N.C. Firefighters Association

Dec. 31, 2022

Appointed by the Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives

Greg Coltrain

Funding Committee

Grant Committee

Standards Committee

Vice President, Business Development, Wilkes Communications/RiverStreet Networks

N.C. licensed local exchange carrier provider

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed by the Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives

Brian Drew

Standards Committee

Manager, Customer Design and Implementation, Lumen

N.C. licensed  local exchange carrier provider

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the N.C. Senate

Bo Ferguson

Technology Committee

Durham Deputy City Manager

League of Municipalities

Dec. 31, 2022

Appointed by the Governor

Greg Foster

Grant Committee

Standards Committee

Alexander County Communications Center Director

N.C. Association of Rescue & EMS

Dec. 31, 2022

Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the N.C. Senate

Chuck Greene

Education Committee, chair

Funding Committee

Director – Government Affairs, AT&T North Carolina

N.C. licensed local exchange carrier provider

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed by the Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives

Phil Howell Education Committee

Sheriff
Ashe County

N.C. Sheriff's Association

Dec. 31, 2026

Appointed by the Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives

Melanie Jones Funding Committee

Executive Director, Guilford Metro 911

Association of Public Safety Officials

Dec. 31, 2022

Appointed by the Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives

Lee Kerlin

Technology Committee

RF Engineer, T-Mobile

N.C. licensed commercial mobile radio services provider

Dec. 31, 2022

Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the N.C. Senate

Jeff Ledford

 

Shelby Police Chief

Chief of Police

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the N.C. Senate

John Moore

Technology Committee

Regional Director, Government and Education Sales, Charter Communications

VoIP Provider

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed by the Governor

Kyle Randleman Technology Committee

Vice President, Marketing and Customer Relations
Star Telephone Membership Corp.

N.C. licensed local exchange carrier provider

Dec. 31, 2026

Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the N.C. Senate

Thad Southers Standards Committee

Chief Customer Officer
Carolina West Wireless

N.C. licensed commercial mobile radio services provider

Dec. 31, 2026

Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the N.C. Senate

Earl Struble

Technology Committee

Senior Manager of Verizon Response/Mission Critical Communication, Verizon Wireless

N.C. licensed commercial mobile radio services provider

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed by the Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives

Donna Wright

Standards Committee, Chair

Education Committee

Richmond County Emergency Services Director (retired)

National Emergency Number Association

Dec. 31, 2024

Appointed by the Governor