Boards and Commissions

The Lieutenant Governor has appointment powers to the following Boards and Commissions in North Carolina. If you would like to be considered for an appointment to one of these entities, please email your resume and cover letter to Hal Weatherman at for consideration.

The Lieutenant Governor has the ability to appoint persons to the following boards:

  • NC Biotechnology Center Board of Directors (3 appointments)
  • NC Blumenthal Center for Performing Arts Foundation Board of Trustees
  • NC State Community Corrections Advisory Board (3 appointments)
  • Public School Forum Board of Directors
  • NC Rural Economic Development Center Board of Directors (3 appointments)
  • NC Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission (2 appointments)
  • Southeastern NC Regional Economic Development Commission
  • Western NC Regional Economic Development Commission
  • Vagabond School of Drama Board of Directors (2 appointments)
  • Domestic Violence Commission
  • Teaching Fellow Commission
  • Boxing Advisory Commission

Next Steps

Your application and letters of recommendation will be kept on file until the appropriate time. You will be contacted if any additional information is required.

Financial Disclosure

Some regulatory boards require appointees to file a statement of economic interest with the State Ethics Commission to determine the absence of any conflicts of interest. You can find out which boards and commissions are covered by going to the State Ethics Commission website and viewing the "Covered Boards" list.

Registered Voters

Some of the appointments made by the Lieutenant Governor require the appointee to be a qualified voter. A "qualified voter" is defined as a person who:

  • Is 18 years of age or older
  • Is a United States Citizen
  • Has not been adjudged mentally incompetent by a court
  • Has not been convicted of a felony, or if convicted of a felony, has had his/her rights of citizenship restored in the manner prescribed by law, and has re-registered to vote
  • Is a resident of North Carolina
  • Is a registered voter

State Employees

State employees are eligible for appointment to boards. Some appointments specifically call for a state employee to be designated.