RALEIGH, N.C. (July 16, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission unanimously elected a new chairman and vice-chairman during its business meeting today to preside over the governing board of the state regulatory agency.
John Litton Clark, of Clinton and the District 4 commissioner, will serve as chairman. John T. Coley IV, of Holly Springs and a Governor At Large Appointee, will serve as vice chairman.
Clark replaces James W. Cogdell of Norwood, who is the District 6 commissioner. Coley replaces Clark, the newly elected chairman.
The 19-member Commission establishes policies and regulations governing boating, hunting, trapping and inland fishing, and wildlife-conservation activities in North Carolina. Appointments to the Commission are made by the Governor, the Speaker of the State House and the President Pro Tempore of the N.C. Senate, with commissioners serving until reappointed or replaced.
As required by General Statute, at the first scheduled meeting a