Gov. Cooper appoints at-large members to Historic Murfreesboro Commission

Published 12:11 pm Tuesday, June 6, 2017

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper has announced appointments to various state commissions and boards across the state.

“Public service is a calling and I’m glad to announce that these leaders have agreed to use their time and talents to serve our state,” Gov. Cooper said.

To the Historic Murfreesboro Commission, Gov. Cooper has named:

Kim Castle as At-Large Member. Castle, of Murfreesboro, is a senior buyer in the aerospace and manufacturing industries. She is a member of the Carolina Eastern Civic Group.

Lynn Johnson as At-Large Member. Mayor Johnson, of Murfreesboro, served as town mayor from 2003-2009. She has also served on various boards, including the Mid-East Commission’s Board of Directors, the Murfreesboro’s Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Board of Visitors at Chowan University.

Alton Parker as At-Large Member. Parker, of Raleigh, is a program manager with Cisco Systems in Research Triangle Park. He volunteers with various organizations, including the Murfreesboro Historical Association and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

John B. Parker as At-Large Member. Parker, of Roanoke Rapids, served as an educator for 25 years and a financial advisor for 18 years. He is passionate about historic restoration and has worked as a restoration specialist in four states.

John R. Parker as At-Large Member: Judge Parker, of Manteo, served as Senior Resident Superior Court Judge in the 1st Judicial District from 1994 until retirement in 2009. Parker is a native of Murfreesboro. He holds a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Jane Webster as At-Large Member. Webster, of Kitty Hawk, is a principal partner in two hotels in the Outer Banks area. She serves on multiple boards, including the Outer Banks Community Foundation and the Corolla Wild Horse Fund.