Bulletin 1980 V10-3
Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. has appointed Mr. B. Hunt Baxter, Jr. of New Bern, Mr. James A. Beaty, Jr. of Winston-Salem, and Mr. B. T. (Bart) Bryson of Hendersonville to the North Carolina Real Estate Licensing Board for terms expiring July 31, 1982. (The membership of the Licensing Board was increased from five to seven members by the 1979 Session of the General Assembly.)
Mr. Baxter is an attorney and partner in the New Bern law firm of Henderson and Baxter.
A native of New Bern, Mr. Baxter attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill graduating in 1966. He then obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from East Carolina University in 1969, and returning to Chapel Hill, received his J.D. Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1971. He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar that year.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Baxter is currently serving as Public Administrator of Craven County and is also on the faculty of Craven Community College as a Professor of Business. His memberships include the N.C. Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Craven County Bar Association, the N.C. and American Bar Associations, and the Order of the Elks.
He is married to the former Sallie E. Hume of Stanford, Kentucky.El
Mr. Beaty is an attorney and partner in the law firm of Beaty and Friende in Winston-Salem. He was formerly in partnership with judge Richard C. Erwin who is now serving on the N. C. Court of Appeals.
Mr. Beaty is a 1971 graduate of Western Carolina University where he played on their football team. He then entered the University of North Carolina School of Law receiving his J.D. Degree in 1974.
A member of the N.C. Bar and the Forsyth County and North Carolina Bar Associations, he is also currently serving as First Vice-President of the N.C. Association of Black Lawyers. Active in civic affairs, Mr. Beaty is President of the Forsyth County Young Democrats Club, a member of the Board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, and a member of the Advisory Council of the Salvation Army Girls Club.
Mr. Beaty is married to the former Toyoko Townsend of Fayetteville, and they have a son, Eli.El
As owner of Bryson Realty Company, REALTORS in Hendersonville, Mr. Bryson brings to the Licensing Board extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of both real estate appraising and brokerage.
He is a member of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (MAI), a member and Past President of Chapter No. 184 of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers (SREA), a Graduate of the REALTORS' Institute (GRI), a Past President of the Hendersonville Board of REALTORS, and recipient of the Region 7 REALTOR-of-the-Year Service Award.
A graduate of Western Carolina University, Mr. Bryson has taught courses in real estate appraising and brokerage at Western Carolina University, Blue Ridge Technical Institute, Southwestern Technical Institute, and the REALTORS' Institute in Chapel Hill, and is certified as a Real Estate Instructor by the Licensing Board.
Mr. Bryson is married to the former Joyce Bradley, and they have a son, Byron.