Board Of Education

Meet the Board

Chair: Don Christopher West
Vice Chair: Richard W. Pridgen
Superintendent: Dr. Michael J. Dunsmore

The school board consists of seven members, elected in districts to serve four-year terms. The superintendent is selected by the board and serves as the chief executive officer of the school district. While the board is responsible for setting policy, the superintendent and his administrative team manage the daily operations of the school district.

To see each district the Board of Education represents, click on Board of Elections Map. Contact information for the Board of Education is listed below.
DISTRICT 1
Mr. Don Christopher West
262 Airport Rd.
Pikeville, NC 27863
Home: 919-921-1212
Email:christopherwest@wcps.org
Began Serving:December 6, 2010
Term Expires: 2022
 
DISTRICT 2
Mr. H. Len Henderson
P.O. Box 171
Dudley, NC 28333
Home: 919-735-2518
Email: lentick@msn.com
Began Serving:December 5, 2016
Term Expires: 2020
 
DISTRICT 3
Ms. Patricia A. Burden
1500 King Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27530
Home: 919-735-3789
Email: patriciaburden@wcps.org
Began Serving: June 2, 2014
Term Expires: 2020
 
DISTRICT 4
Mrs. Jennifer S. Strickland
175 NC HWY 581 S.
Goldsboro, NC 27530
Home: 919-734-4320
Email: jenniferstrickland@wcps.org
Began Serving: December 1, 2014
Term Expires: 2022
 
 
DISTRICT 5
Dr. Joseph Democko
120 Brisbayne Circle
LaGrange, NC 28551 
Home: 919-222-7776
Email:TBA
Began Serving:December 17, 2018
Term Expires: 2022
 
DISTRICT 6
Mr. Richard W. Pridgen
616 Brookwood Lane
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Home: 919-734-9446
Email: richardpridgen@wcps.org
Began Serving:December 2, 2002
Recent Term Expires: 2022
 
AT LARGE
Mr. Raymond E. Smith, Jr.
403 Hamilton Dr.
Goldsboro, NC 27530
Home: 919-778-4702
Email: raymondsmith@wcps.org
Began Serving:December 5, 2016
Term Expires: 2020

 
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