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Lathrop Appointed to Department of Transportation Board

March 2017

Charlotte Member Tony Lathrop was appointed to the Department of Transportation Board by Governor Roy Cooper. He will serve a four-year term.

Lathrop is a member of Moore & Van Allen’s Litigation, Real Estate/Land Use, and Public Affairs practice groups. He has been a member of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Commission since 2011 and has served as its chair since 2014. Lathrop will join the Transportation Board as an at-large member representing government-related finance and accounting issues.

These talented new members bring years of experience and commitment to public service to North Carolina’s Transportation Board,” Cooper said. “I look forward to working with them to make important improvements to our state’s transportation system."

The Transportation Board represents statewide transportation needs and oversees the North Carolina Highway Trust Fund, an account created by the North Carolina General Assembly to fund new road construction efforts. The new Board is scheduled to meet on March 9, 2017.