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The Catawba County EDC Board of Directors is comprised of 9 members.  These members are appointed for three year terms by Catawba County (5) and the cities of Conover (1), Hickory (2) and Newton (1).

 

2021-2022 Board of Directors

 

Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, Chair
Catawba Valley Community College
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2023

Eddie Beard, Vice-Chair
Catawba Valley Health System
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2024

Susanne Swinnie Secretary/Treasurer
ZF Chassis Components, LLC
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2022

Ellie Bradshaw
Patrick Harper & Dixon, LLC
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2023

Robert Mullinax
Robert A. Mullinax, PLLC 
Appointed by the City of Newton
Term expires June 30, 2024

Jeff Cline
BB&T/Cline Southern
Appointed by the City of Hickory
Term expires June 30, 2023

Robin Nicholson
Duke Energy
Appointed by Catawba County
Term expires June 30, 2022

Amir Rashidi
United Machine and Metal Fabricators, Inc.
Appointed by the City of Conover
Term expires June 30, 2022

Frank Young
Resource Partners, LLC
Appointed by the City of Hickory
Term expires June 30, 2024