Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee reviews and makes recommendations on budgetary, personnel, administrative, and other matters as appropriate, which may be considered and/or acted upon by the Executive Board. Membership of the Advisory Committee broadly represents member governments and includes at least one county or municipal representative from each of the seven counties in Region D. All officers serve on the Advisory Committee.


Brenda Lyerly Town of Banner Elk Mayor
(HCCOG Chair)    
Johnny Riddle Yancey County Commissioner Chair
(HCCOG Vice Chair)    
Chris Jones Town of Sparta Council Member
(HCCOG Secretary)    
Valerie Jaynes Town of Newland Mayor
(HCCOG Treasurer)    
Robert L. Johnson Town of North Wilkesboro Mayor
J. B. Lawrence Town of Blowing Rock Mayor
Dale Baldwin Town of West Jefferson Mayor
Charles E. Vines Bakersville Town Council Mayor
Gary D. Blevins Wilkes County Commissioner