Board of Commissioners

Board Members

Deborah F. Brown  Ms. Brown was elected in 2000 – District 1.  She previously served on the Vance County Board of Education for 12 years.  Ms. Brown is the first female and the first African-American female to serve on the Vance County Board of Commissioners.  She is also a realtor.

Contact Information: 2640 Rice Road, Henderson, NC 27537; Home Phone: 252-492-0581; email address:

Dan Brummitt  Mr. Brummitt was elected in 2006 – District 4.  Mr. Brummitt is a local general contractor and real estate broker.  He is actively involved in his community and volunteers with civic and school organizations.

Contact Information: 259 Doctor Finch Road, Henderson, NC 27537; Mobile Phone: 252-432-4774; email address:

Terry E. Garrison  Mr. Garrison was elected in 1988 – District 6.  Mr. Garrison has served as President of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners and a as member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Counties.  He is the owner of TeGarris Realty.

Contact Information:  PO Box 551, Henderson, NC  27536; Office Phone: 252-438-6363; email address:

Thomas S. Hester, Jr.  Mr. Hester was elected in 2010 – District 7.  He presently owns a Residential/Commercial Rental/Sales Office – Prim Residential Rentals, Inc.

Contact Information:  857 S. Beckford Drive, Suite A, Henderson, NC 27536; Office Phone: 252-738-9771;  e-mail address:

Archie B. Taylor, Jr., Chairman  Archie Taylor, Jr. was elected in 2012 – District 2.  He is a retired military officer and retired businessman who teaches part time at the Vance Granville Community College.Contact Information: PO Box 2630, Henderson, NC 27536; Home Phone: 252-438-7819; Mobile Phone: 252-432-9366; email address:
Gordon Wilder, Vice-Chairman  Mr. Wilder was elected in 2010 – District 3. He retired from Vance County Schools in 2002 and from Quality Equipment, Inc. in 2010. He is currently self-employed in a service and repair business and is active in civic and church activities.

Contact Information: 6086 NC 39 South, Henderson, NC 27537; Mobile Phone: 252-432-2441; email address:

Eddie L. Wright  Mr. Wright was first elected in 2000 – District 5.  He serves on the Granville-Vance Public Health District Board.  Mr. Wright also serves as a minister of a local church.

Contact Information: 504 Links Court, Henderson, NC 27536.

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