Halifax County Economic Development Commission Board of Directors

Pictured Above – Front Row: Dia Denton, Halifax County Manager; Kelly Traynham, Roanoke Rapids City Manger; Sherry Jensen, Secretary (At-Large); Dr. Patrena Elliott (President, Halifax Community College); Portia Shields (Scotland Neck); B.B. Sledge (Roanoke Rapids); Ronnie Locke, Chairman (Enfield). Second Row: Scott Aman, President, Halifax Horizons; Chip Fouts (Roanoke Rapids); Danny Hinnant (Halifax); Lori Medlin, President, Halifax County Convention & Visitors Bureau; Johnny Draper (Weldon); Back Row: Dan Brown, President, Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District; Vernon J. Bryant, Chairman, Halifax County Board of Commissioners; Kris Neal, President, Weldon Steel (Littleton); and Robert Sykes, Vice Chairman (Hobgood). Not pictured: Tony Brown (At-Large) and Chenoa Davis (Halifax County Board of Commissioners); and Jay Carlisle.

Board of Directors

Scott Aman
Tony Brown
Chenoa Davis
Johnny Draper
Chip Fouts
Danny Hinnant

Sherry Jensen, Secretary
Ronnie Locke, Chairman
Kris Neal
Portia Shields
B.B. Sledge
Robert Sykes, Vice Chairman


Dan Brown
Vernon J. Bryant
Jay Carlisle
Dia Denton

Dr. Patrena Elliott
Lori Medlin
Kelly Traynham

Leadership, Experience and Dedication to Halifax County

The Board of Directors of the Halifax County Economic Development Commission is made up of citizen volunteers appointed by the Halifax County Board of Commissioners. The Commission Board is a group of professionals with expertise in finance, education, manufacturing, marketing, agriculture, and business ownership. The Commission Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except for July, August, and December) at 5 PM at the Halifax County Visitor Center, 260 Premier Boulevard, Roanoke Rapids, NC.

Halifax County Economic Development Commission Staff

Cathy A. Scott – Executive Director
Kelly L. Wrenn – Administrative Assistant II

Halifax County Economic Development Commission
260 Premier Boulevard
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Phone:  252-519-2630

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