Mr. William F. Forsyth

P. O. Box 171
Murphy, N. C.  28906

Retired
Appointed by the Governor
July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2013

EDUCATION:
Murphy High School, 1964
Western Carolina University, 1968, B. S. in Business Administration and Political Science

MILITARY SERVICE:
Honorable Discharge, First Lieutenant, Infantry, U. S. Army

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT:
Retired

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT:
Executive Director, Cherokee County Economic Development Commission
Licensed Real Estate Broker, Realty of Murphy, Inc.
President and CEO, Citizens Bank, Murphy, N. C.
Vice President and City Executive, Macon Savings Bank, Murphy, N. C.
Vice President and City Executive, The Northwestern Bank, Murphy, N. C. and Andrews, N. C.

CURRENT CIVIC ACTIVITIES:
Board Member, Western Carolina University Board of Trustees
Board Member, Development Foundation of Western Carolina University
Chairman, Murphy Electric Power Board
Chairman, Town of Murphy ABC Board
Board Member, Murphy Medical Center
Board Member, Cherokee County Economic Development Commission
President, Cherokee County Development Corporation
Board Member, Tennessee Valley Authority Resource Stewardship Council

PREVIOUS CIVIC ACTIVITIES:
President, Western Carolina University Alumni Association
Founding Board Member and Vice Chairman, North Carolina Arboretum
Board Member, North Carolina Economic Development Board
Board Member, W. N. C. Regional Economic Development Commission (Advantage West)
Board Member, N. C. Citizens for Business and Industry (State Chamber of Commerce)
Chairman, Cherokee County Commissioners
City Councilman, Town of Murphy
Chairman, Murphy Medical Center Foundation
President, Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
President, Upper Hiawassee Watershed Development Association
Board Member, Western North Carolina Tomorrow
Board Member, Smoky Mountain Development Corporation
Board Member, W. N. C. Economic Developers Association
Board Member, Western North Carolina Health Alliance
Treasurer, Cherokee County Democratic Party

 

 

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