Michael C. Boose was
elected to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners as a District 2
representative in 2016. His current term expires in 2020. Mr. Boose is a member of the Cape Fear Valley
Hospital System Board of Trustees and serves on the Cumberland County Finance and
Policy Committees. He serves as the commissioner
liaison to the Public Works Commission and is the military liaison. Mr. Boose was also appointed to serve on the
Alliance Behavioral Healthcare Board of Directors.
Mr. Boose graduated from
Pine Forest High School. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business
Administration from East Carolina University and his Juris Doctorate from
Campbell University School of Law.
Fayetteville after law school, Mr. Boose served as an Assistant District
Attorney prosecuting misdemeanors and felonies in District and Superior Court.
He has practiced law for more than 35 years. Mr. Boose served as
the former town attorney for Hope Mills and Spring Lake and currently is senior
partner at the Boose Law Office.
is a present or past member of the North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina
Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Bar Association, Cumberland County Bar
Association, American Bar Association and Academy of Trial Lawyers of America.
His attorney recognitions include being listed in “Top Lawyers in
North Carolina” in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by the Legal Network.
Mr. Boose has been involved in various political,
professional and civic organizations. He
was elected to four terms as an at-large representative and served 18 years on
the Cumberland County Board of Education. Mr. Boose was elected by fellow
Board of Education members to serve four terms as chairman. Governor McCrory appointed Mr. Boose as the
North Carolina Chairman of the Board of the Federal Military Interstate Compact
Commission for Children. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees for
Fayetteville Technical Community College for 12 years. Mr. Boose is a recipient of the Order of the
Long Leaf Pine.
Mr. Boose is a past
president and member of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club. He
is a current or former member of the Cumberland County Dispute Resolution
Center and Teen Court (20 years), Rotary, Kiwanis, Chamber of Commerce, Arts
Council, and Botanical Garden.
Mr. Boose is married to Donna Boose and they have
five children: Michael Jr., Jenna, Brad, Justin and Jessi. Additional
family members include Michael Jr.’s wife Laura and Jenna’s husband Blake. Mr. and Mrs. Boose have two grandsons,
Cameron and Tyler.