Board Member's Biography
Charles E. Evans was elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014 to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners as an at-large representative. His current term expires in 2018. He served two terms on the Fayetteville City Council from 2005-2009.
As a member of the Cape Fear Valley Hospital System Board of Trustees, he was appointed to the Ethics and Compliance Committee, Planning Committee, and Board Quality and Patient Safety Committee.
Mr. Evans was appointed to serve on the National Association of Counties Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee. He is a current or former board of commissioner liaison to the Animal Control Board, Cumberland County Veterans Council, Mental Health Board, Senior Citizens Advisory Board, Transportation Advisory Committee, ABC Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Cumberland Community Action Program. He served on the Cumberland County Policy and Facilities committees. Evans is a former member of the City of Fayetteville Planning Board, Zoning Board and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.
Commissioner Evans has been involved in various civic and professional associations to include the American Legion Post 202, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6018, Senior Democrats Association, Men’s Democratic Club and Order of the Elks. He was appointed to the N. C. African American Heritage Commission and as senior vice chair of the Seventh Congressional District. Commissioner Evans also serves on the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners’ Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee.
Mr. Evans was born in Fayetteville and attended Terry Sanford High School and Fayetteville Technical Community College. He is a disabled veteran and executive director of Life is Worth Living-Project Fresh Start.