David R. Plyler, Chairman

David R. Plyler 211 Harmon Lane
Kernersville, NC 27284
Work: (336) 413-1102
Home: (336) 993-4675

Initially Elected:
December, 1994

Term Expires:
December, 2016


  • Retired


  • Guilford College (1956 - 1958)
  • Winston-Salem State University (1974 - 1979) Political Science

Community Service

  • National Association of Counties (NACo) - Past member of NACo Board of Directors, Past Vice-President and current member of the NACo Community & Economic Development Steering, current member of NACo Early Childhood Development Taskforce
  • North Carolina Association of County Commissioners - Past President and Member of Board of Directors
  • National YMCA Board - Chief Volunteer Officer, YMCA of Northwest North Carolina
  • Governor's task Force on Osteoporosis
  • Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind - Past Chairman
  • North Carolina Energy Policy Commission
  • Crimestoppers - Past Chairman
  • Board of Health
  • Blumenthal Jewish Home for the Aged, Inc. - President
  • Oasis Shrine 32nd Degree Mason - Life Member
  • Kernersville Lions Club - Past President
  • Kernersville Chamber of Commerce - Life Member
  • United Methodist Church, Kernersville, NC - Lay Speaker

Awards and Honors

  • The "Abe Lincoln Award" for Exceptional Broadcasting
  • The "Humanitarian Award" for the NC Association of Black County Officials
  • The "Community Service Award" - Kernersville Chamber of Commerce
  • N.C. Association of County Commissioners Outstanding County Commissioner for 2003


  • Wife - Nancy
  • 2 children - Suzanne and Amanda
  • 4 grandchildren - Aaron, David, Adam and Jackson "Jack"

District Map

District Map

District A
Everette Witherspoon - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
Walter Marshall - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
District B
Richard V. Linville - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Don Martin - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
David R. Plyler - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Gloria D. Whisenhunt - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
At Large
Ted Kaplan - Term Expires: Dec. 2018

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TV Broadcast Schedule

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