Cupp files in first bid for Board of Commissioners
In his first bid for public office, Brandon Cupp filed Monday to run for a seat on the Rowan County Board of Commissioners.
Cupp, 36, is a Republican and owner of Cerberus Firearms.
The gun shop owner has an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Davidson County Community College.
Cupp could not be reached for comment by press time Friday.
In the community, Cupp is vice chairman of the Rowan Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and a member of High Rock Community Church.
Cupp is involved in the parent teacher association at Millbridge Elementary School, a member of the National Rifle Association and a National Wild Turkey Federation sponsor.
Cupp specified his reasons for running for commissioner as strengthening economic development, “working for the citizens of Rowan County” and working with the school board to improve schools.
Cupp and his wife, Ashleigh, have three children.
As of Friday, Cupp is facing four candidates also vying for seats on the board of commissioners, including Jim Sides, David Roueche, Judy Klusman and Gregory Edds.