Commissioner, Guilford County, North Carolina
Alan Perdue has a long history of serving the citizens of Guilford County. His service began as a volunteer Jr. Firefighter with the Pinecroft-Sedgefield Fire Department at 16 years of age. In 1979 he began his 34 year public safety career with Guilford County Emergency Services moving through the ranks whereby he was promoted to the Emergency Services Director in 2003. After serving 10 years as Director he retired in 2013. Wanting to continue his service and dedication to the community he was elected Guilford County Commissioner for District 2 in 2014. He also serves as the Chair of the County’s Mental Health sub-committee and a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo) Technology & Telecommunications Committee.