Stanly businessman reappointed to state board

Published 3:42 pm Wednesday, August 30, 2023

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On Aug. 17, the N.C. General Assembly Legislative leaders made appointments to key boards and commissions during the 2023-2024 legislative session with Bi-partisan support.

Joseph L. Burleson of the Endy community was reappointed by Speaker of the House Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) to the Rural Infrastructure Authority.

Joseph Burleson

“I am committed to serving my county on the state level in every way possible,” said Burleson. “I appreciate Speaker Moore and President Pro Tem Phil Berger for the support in my reappointment process. My heart is in the work I do every day to help Stanly County and rural North Carolina and I’m thankful for my God-given ability to do so. I believe I make a positive impact in my service to our county and state and I’m excited to keep doing that.”

Burleson previously served on the Stanly County Economic Development Commission, the Stanly County Board of Commissioners and the Stanly Community College Board of Trustees.

The Rural Infrastructure Authority awards Rural, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Utility Account grant funds. The authority consists of 17 members appointed by the governor, president pro tempore of the Senate and speaker of the House.