Town Council Members

First Row

Councilwoman Diane C. Warrender

Mayor Gerald A. “Jerry” Jones, Jr.

Councilman Harvey N. Walker

Second Row

Councilman Bill Taylor

Councilman George W. Ballou

Councilman Demus L. Thompson

Councilman George

Councilman George W. Ballou

Councilman George W. Ballou is in his third 4-year term of office on the Morehead City Council. He was initially sworn into office in December 2005, and his current term will end in December of 2017. He presently serves as the Mayor Pro Tempore. Prior to serving as a Councilman, he served on the Morehead City Planning Board for four years, two as Chairman. Councilman Ballou is the co-owner of Ballou and Sons, Inc. and Mayberry Storage Rentals as well as the trustee of Ballou Mobile Home Park in Morehead City. Councilman Ballou currently serves on numerous civic organizations.

George.Ballou@moreheadcitync.org

WilliamTaylor

Councilman William F. “Bill” Taylor

Councilman Taylor was elected to his first term on the City Council in November 2011. His term of office will expire in December 2015. Councilman Taylor is retired after a career of 31 years as a Senior Manager with General Telephone [GTE, now Verizon]. He is also retired as a Master Sergeant with the U.S. Army Reserve after a career spanning 28 years as well as retired from Carteret County as the Program Coordinator for the Carteret County Community Service/Restitution Program working with at-risk youth.

William.Taylor@moreheadcitync.org

DemusThompson

Councilman Demus L. Thompson

Councilman Demus L. Thompson is in his fifth 4-year term on the Morehead City Council. He was initially sworn into office in December 1997, and his current term will expire in December 2017. Councilman Thompson served on the Morehead City Planning Bard before becoming a Council Member. He is the owner of Sound-n-Sea Real Estate in Atlantic Beach and is also a member of local, state and national real estate associations. He has served and continues to serve on various civic organizations.

dthompson46@ec.rr.com

HarveyWalker

Councilman Harvey N. Walker

Councilman Walker was elected to his first term on the City Council in November 2011. His current term will expire in December 2015. Councilman Walker is the owner of Coastal Carolina Industries, Inc.

hwalker.mhccouncil@yahoo.com

DianneWarender

Councilwoman Diane Warrender

Councilwoman Warrender was elected to her first term on the City Council in November 2011. Her term of office will expire in December 2015. She is a resident of the “Promise Land” in Morehead City and is currently employed with the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce as Program Director.

dwarrendermhc@gmail.com

Correspondence for any member of the Council should be mailed to: Town of Morehead City, 202 S. 8th Street, Morehead City, NC 28557