Agricultural Preservation Board

Description: Members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The primary purpose of the Agricultural Preservation Board (APB) is to promote the economic and cultural importance of agriculture in the county, and to encourage voluntary preservation and protection of farmland for future production. The Agricultural Preservation Board is a body comprised of up to seven (7) at-large members, plus one (1) member from each of the seven (7) Agricultural Districts in the county.

To learn more about this Commission, please visit the Agricultural Preservation Board website.

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Meeting Time and Date 7:30 pm third Wednesday of each month Contact Person David Stancil and Peter Sandbeck
Meeting Place Environment and Agriculture Center Contact Phone 919-245-2522
Number of Positions 15 Contact E-Mail dstancil@orangecountync.gov; psandbeck@orangecount
Terms Length 3 years 

Member Name and Term Information

VACANT Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2018  Number of Terms:  

Nels Anderson Resid. Require: Vol.Ag.District  Special Repr: Schley/Eno Vol. Ag. Dist. 
First Appointed: 6/7/2016  Current Appointment: 6/19/2018 
Township: Eno Expiration: 6/30/2021  Number of Terms:

Vaughn Compton Resid. Require: Vol.Ag.District  Special Repr: Cedar Grove Vol. Ag. Dist. 
First Appointed: 6/17/2014  Current Appointment: 6/6/2017 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 6/30/2020  Number of Terms:

Ken Dawson Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 10/20/2015  Current Appointment: 6/19/2018 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 6/30/2021  Number of Terms:

Stephen P. Finley Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 6/6/2017  Current Appointment: 6/6/2017 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 6/30/2019  Number of Terms:  

Howard McAdams, Perpetual Appointment Resid. Require: Vol.Ag.District  Special Repr: High Rock/Efland Vol. Ag. Dist. 
First Appointed: 3/6/2008  Current Appointment: 5/19/2015 
Township: Cheeks Expiration: 6/30/2021  Number of Terms:

Portia McKnight Resid. Require: Vol.Ag.Dist.  Special Repr: White Cross Vol. Ag. Dist. 
First Appointed: 2/6/2018  Current Appointment: 2/6/2018 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 9/30/2020  Number of Terms:

Renee McPherson, Chair Resid. Require: Enhanced VolAgDist  Special Repr: Cane Creek/Buckhorn Vol. Ag. Dist. 
First Appointed: 5/15/2012  Current Appointment: 6/16/2015 
Township: Bingham Expiration: 6/30/2019  Number of Terms:

Ashley Parker, 12 MONTH EXTENSION Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 1/24/2013  Current Appointment: 6/19/2018 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 6/30/2019  Number of Terms:

Renee Parker Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 6/16/2015  Current Appointment: 6/16/2015 
Township: Little River Expiration: 6/30/2019  Number of Terms:

Noah Ranells Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 12/10/2013  Current Appointment: 9/6/2016 
Township: Bingham Expiration: 6/30/2019  Number of Terms:

Cecilia Redding, Vice-Chair Resid. Require: Vol.Ag.District  Special Repr: Caldwell Vol. Ag. Dist. 
First Appointed: 6/6/2017  Current Appointment: 6/6/2017 
Township: Little River Expiration: 6/30/2020  Number of Terms:

Jane Saiers Resid. Require: Vol.Ag.District  Special Repr: New Hope/Hills. Vol. Ag. Dist. 
First Appointed: 10/20/2015  Current Appointment: 10/20/2015 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2019  Number of Terms:

Kathy Shambley Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 6/16/2015  Current Appointment: 6/19/2018 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 6/30/2021  Number of Terms:

Richal Vanhook Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr:  
First Appointed: 5/19/2015  Current Appointment: 6/19/2018 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 6/30/2021  Number of Terms: