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Profiles in Service - Aug. 21, 2017

George Dunlap

NACo Board
Commissioner, Mecklenburg County, N.C.

Number of years involved in NACo:  9

Years in public service:  22

Occupation:  Retired police officer

Education:  Master’s of public administration, B.S. in criminal justice, A.A. in correctional science

The hardest thing I’ve ever done was:  Take the MPA comprehensive exam.

Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner:  Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, and President Obama.

A dream I have is to: Provide a great education for every person.

You’d be surprised to learn that I:  Sing metered hymns.    

My favorite way to relax is to:  Listen to jazz music.    

I’m most proud of:  My son and his accomplishments.     

Every morning I read:  The news.

My favorite meal is: Fried pork chops or lamb.

My pet peeve is:  Rude people.  

My motto is:  If I can help somebody as I pass along, then my living shall not be in vain.    

My favorite movie is:  The Color Purple.

My favorite music is:  Jazz.

My favorite U.S. president is:  Barack Obama.

My county is a NACo member because: Our county gets so much from being a member. One of the most important things is the benefit of proven ideas that work to immediately solve issues that exist in our county.


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