12-05-2016 Organizational Meeting
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Meeting Details:An oath of office ceremony for newly elected officials was held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 8:30
a.m. in Commissioners Chambers at the County Administration Building, located at 101 S. Broad Street,
Brevard, NC. There were approximately 25 in attendance, including media representation from The
County Manager Jaime Laughter welcomed everyone to the ceremony. She introduced the Honorable
Judge Peter B. Knight who presided over the oath of office ceremony. The oaths of office were
administered as listed below:
OATH OF OFFICE – REGISTER OF DEEDS, ASSISTANT REGISTER OF DEEDS, and DEPUTIES
The Honorable Judge Peter B. Knight administered the oath of office to Register of Deeds Cindy
Ownbey, Assistant Register of Deeds Beth Landreth, and Deputy Registers of Deeds Beverly McJunkin,
D’Ree Powell and Karin Smith.
OATH OF OFFICE – SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD SUPERVISOR
The Honorable Judge Peter B. Knight administered the oath of office to Soil and Water Conservation
District Board Supervisor Scott Galloway.
OATH OF OFFICE – COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
The Honorable Judge Peter B. Knight administered the oath of office to County Commissioners Jason
Chappell and Mike Hawkins. Page Lemel was out of town and unable to attend. She will be sworn in at
a later date.
This concluded the Oath of Office ceremony. There was a 10 minutes recess prior to the Organizational
Meeting of the Board of Commissioners convening.