Wilson A. Lacy was appointed to a third four-year term on the Public Works Commission in 2009. He originally joined the Board in July 2001. During his tenure on the Board, Lacy has served as Board Chairman from 2003-04, 2004-05, 2008-2009 and again elected in September 2012 for the period 2012-2013.
An active member of the Fayetteville/Cumberland County community, Lacy earned his Business Administration Degree from Shaw University, Raleigh, NC in 1970, and earned a certificate of completion in banking from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1977. He currently serves as Executive Director of Construction Management for the Cumberland County School System and is President of BJL Construction Company, Inc., (a family owned company).
An active civic leader, Lacy’s past and or present appointments include the ABC Board of Directors, the Fayetteville Municipal Airport Commission, the Fayetteville Storm Water Utilities Board and a member of the Board of Directors for the Cumberland County Business Council. He is the former President of the Fayetteville Business and Professional League. Lacy is a Board Member of the Fayetteville State University Library and Foundation Board of Directors and a Deacon at the First Baptist Church in Bladenboro. He was appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees at Shaw University and is President of the Fayetteville/Cumberland County Shaw University Alumni Association. Lacy is also President of the Foundation Board of Directors at Bladen Community College.
In 2007, he was recognized as the Martin Luther King Honoree and received the North Carolina Highest Honor of the Long Leaf Pine. For 12 years, he was Keeper of Finance for the Beta Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and is a member of The Grand Boule’, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc., in 2009. Lacy was awarded the Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters from his alma mater, Shaw University, Raleigh, NC. He also was appointed by Mayor Tony Chavonne to serve on the ElectriCities Board of Directors in Raleigh.
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