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Rebecca Brown

rrbrown@wcu.edu

Appointed by the General Assembly
May 2, 2020 to June 30, 2023

Education:

  • Western Carolina University, BS Business Administration, 1971
  • Government Executive Institute, UNC-CH, 1979
  • North Carolina Public Managers Program, 1997
  • Strategic Leadership for State Executives, Duke University, 1999

Employment History:

  • Director, Budget and Management, NC Department of Labor (1976-2007)
  • Assistant Budget Officer, NC Department of Commerce, (1974-1976)
  • Secretary (Special Projects), NC Attorney General’s Office (1973-1974)
  • Secretary, Mathematics Department, UNC-CH (1972-1973)
  • Secretary, WCU, Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1971-1972)

Western Carolina University Involvement:

  • Board of Trustees (2020-present)
  • Foundation Board (2019-2020)
  • Alumni Board of Director’s (1995-97)
  • WCU Catamount Club Board (1980-82)
  • Established Endowed Scholarship
  • Host WCU Triangle Summer Send-Off Events
  • Support of WCU Marching Band – Rose Parade (2011)

Community Service/Awards:

  • Rex Hospital Volunteer (2009-present)
  • Hayes Barton United Methodist Church (serve in various areas)
  • Volunteer of the Year Award – UNC-CH Women’s Basketball (2014-2015)
  • UNC-CH Parents Council (2004-2008)
  • PTSA Organization - Lifetime Achievement Award (2007)
  • Order of the Long Leaf Pine (2007)
  • Outstanding Band Boosters Award – Cary High School (1998)
  • Notary Public (1991-present)

 

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