The Bertie County Board of Commissioners selected John Trent to serve as the next Chair for the Board of Commissioners and Ronald Wesson as the Vice-Chair for the next year at the December 6, 2021 meeting.
The selection for both roles was unanimous among the commissioners. Both Trent and Wesson expressed appreciation for the opportunity to fulfill those responsibilities.
Trent serves as the Commissioner representing District Four, which includes Roxobel and Woodville. Wesson is the Commissioner who represents District One, Windsor 1 and 2.
Tammy Lee, who served as the Board’s Chairperson for the past year, congratulated the new leadership. In her comments, she said, “Thank you for the community support. Thank you to the County Manager for being such great support for me.”
Of course, Lee will continue to serve in her role as a county commissioner, representing Bertie District 3, Colerain 1 & 2, and Mitchells 1 & 2.
The Bertie County Board of Commissioners selects a new chair and vice-chair each year at the December meeting.