Meet The Commission

Mel Black

Mel Black, Chair

Member since 2019

Mr. Black is an attorney with Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP in Raleigh N.C.


Jeffery J. Malarney, Vice Chair

Member 2007-2013 and since 2018

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

Mary Wills Bode

Mary Wills Bode

Member since 2020

Miss Bode is an attorney and lives in Stovall, N.C.


Wendell Bullard

Member since 2018

Mr. Bullard is the managing broker of Bullard Properties, LLC, in Durham, 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 Steel Skin Realty in Weddington, NC.


Sandra O'Connor

Member since 2017

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