Meet The Commission


Sandra O'Connor, Chair

Member since 2017

Ms. O’Connor is a broker at the Green Valley Branch of the Allen Tate Company, in Greensboro, N.C.


Wendell Bullard, Vice Chair

Member since 2018

Mr. Bullard is the managing broker of Bullard Properties, LLC, in Durham, N.C.

Mel Black

Mel Black

Member since 2019

Mr. Black is the owner of BrightPath Education Services and an attorney with Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP in Raleigh N.C.

Mary Wills Bode

Mary Wills Bode

Member since 2020

Miss Bode is the Executive Director of North Carolinians for Redistricting Reform (NC4RR) in Raleigh, N.C.


Lucinda S. "Cindy" Chandler

Member since 2011

Ms. Chandler is the owner of the Chandler Group in Charlotte, NC.


Douglas A. Fox

Member since 2018

Mr. Fox is a member in Yow Fox & Mannen, LLP, a law firm in Wilmington, N.C.


Thomas R. Lawing, Jr.

Member since 2011

Mr. Lawing is President of T.R. Lawing Realty, Inc. in Charlotte, NC.

Anthony Lindsey

T. Anthony Lindsey

Member since 2019

Mr. Lindsey is a broker with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Charlotte, N.C.


Jeffery J. Malarney

Member 2007-2013 and since 2018

Mr. Malarney is the founder of the Law Offices of Jeff Malarney, PLLC, in Kitty Hawk, N.C.