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Gordon Powell


Gordon A. Powell was appointed to the Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Board of Directors in 2018. He resides in Person County where he serves on the Board of Commissioners.

He is a retired educator with vast experience and is recognized excellence as a classroom teacher, a member of the local school board, and an active member and representative on the State School Board Association. He received his post-secondary education in the University of North Carolina system.

Mr. Powell was elected to the Person County Board of Education in 2004 and continued his service as Chairman of the Board through 2016. During this tenure, he was active in the NC School Board Association serving on their Legislative Committee and the Board of Directors. Subsequently, he was elected to the Person County Board of Commissioners and currently serves as Vice-Chair.

Mr. Powell has volunteered his time and leadership in many organizations in his community such as the Roxboro Lions Club (past president); the Kiwanis Club (past president and the 2007 Kiwanian of the Year; the Person County Retired School Personnel (past president); and the Healthy Persons Advisory Board. He has also served on various church committees for over 40 years. He is passionate about transparent communication and serving others with integrity and respect.

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