Republican Gov. Pat McCrory named 10 men to the state Board of Transportation on Monday, including several developers and a former state Republican Party chairman.
The board has 19 members. It wasn't clear whether McCrory intends to replace any of the nine members whose replacements were not named Monday. A spokesman said only that these appointments were the only ones being announced now.
Division 1 (northeast): Malcolm Fearing of Manteo, president of Outer Banks Insurance Agency.
Division 3 (southeast): Michael Lee of Wilmington, a lawyer at Lee Law Firm PLLC.
Division 5 (Wake, Durham and five more Triangle-area counties): Michael Smith of Raleigh, president of Kane Realty Corp., developer of North Hills.
Division 7 (Orange, Guilford and other Triad-area counties): Dwight Stone of Greensboro, president of D. Stone Builders Inc.
Division 9 (Forsyth and other Triad and central Piedmont counties): Jake Alexander of Salisbury, sales director of Genan Inc.
Division 11 (northwest): James Palermo of Boone, executive in residence at Johnson & Wales University.
Division 13 (west): David Brown of Asheville, owner of D.L.B. Properties.
At Large (environment): Ferrel Blount of Bethel, a farmer and president of Blount Companies, and former state Republican Party chairman.
At Large (ports and aviation): John Lennon of Wilmington, managing partner of Oceancrest Advisory Services LLC.
At Large (government and finance): Edward Curran of Charlotte, president and CEO of The Bissell Companies.
--Staff writer Bruce Siceloff