The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners has named Ronnie Beale as the recipient of the Outstanding County Commissioner Award for 2012-13. Ronnie Beale is currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Macon County Commissioners and has been a tireless advocate for the citizens of Macon County during his tenure in office and the soon to be opened Kidney Dialysis Center in Westgate Plaza is but one of the projects he has been largely responsible for securing for Macon County.
Ronnie represents the Board of County Commissioners on the Department on Aging Advisory Board, Inspections/Building Committee, Law Enforcement, Courthouse Security, REACH, Macon Citizens for the Handicapped, Mental Health, Planning Board, Region A including the Advisory Council and Transportation Advisory Council, Senior Services, Schools and the WNC Caucus Board.
He also serves on the board for Macon Bank, Macon County Fair, and Macon County Heritage Foundation.
Read more about the awards given to both him and NC Senator Jim Davis on the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners website.
NC Senator Jim Davis served for two terms as a Macon County Commissioner, and also served as Vice-Chairman. He was elected to the North Carolina General Assembly in November 2010 and is on his second term.
Senator Davis serves as Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committes on Local Government, as Co-Chairman of the Appropriations on General Government and Information Technology,Co-Chairman of the State and Local Government Committee. He serves a member of the following committees: Commerc, Health Care, Insurance, Judiciary II, and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services.