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Governor appoints SCC trustee

Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed the Courtney Adams Brown of Albemarle as a member at-large to the Stanly Community College Board of Trustees.

Brown manages a private sector firm, Proximity International, that specializes in doing research in war zones.

Brown has spent much of his professional career in the nonprofit and public sectors focusing on providing humanitarian assistance to families affected by war and natural disasters.

He spent 10 years working for the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Agency for International Development. Most recently, he has lived in Turkey managing humanitarian and non-lethal assistance programs for the US State Department inside Syria.