WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A former New Hanover County Commissioner has a new role in local government at the state level.
Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Bobby Greer to the North Carolina Local Government Commission this week. Greer, self-employed as a part-time consultant, served on the New Hanover Board of Commissioners from 1988 until 2010.
Greer is still involved in local groups, including serving on the advisory board with BB&T Bank and New Hanover Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees. He is past president of both the U.S. Navy League Wilmington Council and Wilmington Rotary Club.
The purpose of the North Carolina Government Commission is to advise the state's units of local government on accounting and budgeting and to approve the issuance of local government and general obligations, revenue bonds and most installment purchases. The commission has nine members. Each member serves a four-year term. The governor appoints four members.