16 apply to fill Kannapolis seat
By Emily Ford
KANNAPOLIS ó Surprisingly, 16 people have applied to fill a vacant seat on the Kannapolis City Council.
Council member Richard Anderson died last month of complications from cancer. The city accepted applications until 5 p.m. Friday from citizens interested in serving on the council.
Gene McCombs and Roger Haas, who serve on the council, will sort through the applications and develop a short list. The entire council will interview the finalists.
– Michael Mishkin, outside plant technician for AT&T
– Clarence R. “Rod” Armstrong, retired from U.S. Centers for Disease Control
– Ryan Gregory Dayvault, business services coordinator for UNC-Chapel Hill at N.C. Research Campus
– Dr. James F. Litaker, chiropractor
– James D. “Jimmy” Barrett, minister
– Dianne Berry, clerk to the board/human resources for the Cabarrus Health Alliance
– Sandi Billings, assistance clerk of court of Cabarrus County
– Tommy D. “Tom” Kincaid, owner/administrator Caremoor Retirement Center
– Larry F. Ensley, former consumer products sales manager
– Robert Brown, artist/consultant
– T. Keats Dellinger, retired Kannapolis PWOC city engineer
– Paul S. Bessent Jr., president Bessent Insurance Company
– Barry C. Shoemaker, retired manager Phillip Morris, USA
– Jean-Marc Corredor, attorney
– Jeremy Christian Ford, consulting engineering designer
– Bill Georgiou, business manager