2021-2022 TJCOG Board Leadership Appointed
Hillsborough, Archer Lodge, Durham, and Garner Officials Appointed as TJCOG's 2021-2022 Board Leadership
The Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG) Board of Delegates unanimously approved its leadership team for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, beginning on July 1, 2021. Hillsborough Commissioner Kathleen Ferguson was named Board Chair, joined by Archer Lodge Council Member Mark Wilson as 1st Vice-Chair, Durham City Council Member DeDreana Freeman as 2nd Vice-Chair, and Garner Mayor Ken Marshburn as the Secretary/Treasurer. The four officers will be responsible for working with TJCOG Executive Director Lee Worsley and staff to guide organizational decisions and oversee implementation of actions approved by the full Board.
"I am honored to serve, and greatly appreciate my colleagues' confidence in me", remarked Ms. Ferguson following the vote. "I am incredibly excited about the year ahead. Our organization has accomplished a great deal within our region and statewide, in partnership with NC Association of Regional Councils of Government. There is much we have to do in the coming year, and I am excited to get to work with my fellow leadership team members." Ms. Ferguson also thanked Princeton Mayor and 2020-2021 Board Chair Don Rains for his exemplary leadership through an unprecedented year.
The Board of Delegates is TJCOG's governing body and is comprised of an elected official from each of the organization's 46 local government members within Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, and Wake counties. The Board is responsible for setting policy direction, adopting the annual budget, and engaging with staff on regional programs and topics.