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School board puts out call to fill vacancy, expiring seat

Electrical equipment went missing in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence at Cape Fear Community College. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)
Cape Fear Community College has two openings on the trustees board. (Port City Daily/File)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — The New Hanover County Board of Education will name two appointees to the Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees in coming months.

One seat is available now and the second will open this summer. Interested parties submitting letters of interest and resumes should include reasoning why they want to serve and what skills they will bring. It also should denote which seat the person wants to fill.

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The first is from the recently ousted Ray Funderburk. He was voted in as a trustee last August, with a term ending June 30, 2026. The replacement appointee will serve the remainder of the four-year term.

A second four-year vacancy will start July 1, 2023 and end June 30, 2027. Letters of interest and resumes are due by Monday, April 17.

The applications can be sent to:

New Hanover County Board of Education
6410 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Attention: Crystal Buie
crystal.buie@nhcs.net

Editor’s note: This story and its headline have been updated to reflect that only one seat is currently vacant and the second seat is expiring on its regular timeline. PCD regrets any confusion caused by the previous headline: “CFCC has 2 vacancies to fill on board.”


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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