Commissioner, Transylvania County, N.C.
Commissioner Lemel was elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2016. A Duke University alumna with a bachelors of science in biomedical engineering, she has served as a member of the Duke University Board of Trustees, a member of the Dean's Council for the Duke University School of Engineering and a director of the Duke University Alumni Association Board of Directors. She is also the president and director of Keystone Camp, Inc., a four-generation family business in Transylvania County and the oldest private summer came in the southeast United States. Commissioner Lemel is active in many civic organizations and is currently the chairperson of the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation the Dupont State Recreational Forest Advisory Committee and is a member of the board of directors of SAFE.