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 Mayor J.B. Lawrence
295-5200
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Mayor J.B. Lawrence is a native of Watauga County, and has been a resident of Blowing Rock since 1972. He attended Appalachian State University.

Mayor Lawrence is a member of the Blowing Rock Rotary Club, Blowing Rock Rescue Squad, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Board, High Country Council Government Board, and attends First Baptist Church in Blowing Rock. He and his wife Lynn, have two children and five grandchildren.

Mayor Lawrence has served as Mayor since 1997 and was a member of the Town Council from 1989-1997. His current term will expire in 2017.




 
 Doug Matheson
295-5200
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Sworn into office December, 2009, and re-elected in 2013, his current term will expire in December, 2017.




 
 Ray Pickett
295-5200
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Sworn into office in December 2013. His current term will expire in December, 2017.




 
 Jim Steele
295-5200
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Sworn into office in December, 2015. His current term will expire in December, 2019. Mr. Steele previously served on the Blowing Rock Town Council from December, 2009 through December, 2013.




 
 Sue Sweeting
295-5200
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Sworn into office in December, 2013. Her current term will expire in December, 2017.




 
 Albert Yount
295-5200
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Albert Yount is a native of Newton in Catawba County, NC and is former chairman of the Catawba County Board of Elections, Chairman of the Hickory Regional Planning Commission and is a retired member of the Newton Fire Department. He served an active duty tour in the US Navy and has a degree in History/Government from Lenoir Rhyne University in Hickory, NC.

Mr. Yount has been a Blowing Rock resident since 1995. He is a member of the Blowing Rock Historical Society Board and served as a member of the Blowing Rock Planning Board for six years.

Mr. Yount was sworn into office December 2011. He was re-elected in December, 2015. His current term will expire in December, 2019.




 

The following is an organizational chart that depicts the position and responsibility of the Town Council within the Town governmental structure:

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