Marshall Faircloth was first elected in 1992 to the Cumberland County Board of
Commissioners as a District 2 representative and served until 1996. He was
re-elected to the board in 2008, 2012, 2016 and his current four-year term
expires in 2020. Mr. Faircloth served
two terms as the board’s vice chairman and served as chairman in 2012 and in
2016. He also served on the Mayor’s
a member of the Cape Fear Valley Hospital System Board of Trustees, he has been
appointed to the Finance Committee, Audit Committee, Compensation and
Investment Committee, Bladen Hospital Board of Directors, Board Quality and
Patient Safety Committee and Diversity Practice Committee.
Faircloth was elected to the N. C. Association of County Commissioners’ Board
of Directors as the District 6 director for 2016-2018. He also serves on the NCACC’s Tax and Finance
Faircloth is a current or former Board of Commissioner liaison to the ABC
Board, Social Services Board, Mental Health Board, Municipal Parking Committee,
Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Greater Fayetteville Futures
II, Joint Transit Study Committee, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and
Joint Planning Board, and served as the military liaison. He was appointed as a member of the Child
Homicide and Identification and Prevention Council and the Criminal Justice
Partnership Advisory Board. He served on
the Cumberland County Personnel, Finance and Policy committees and the
Fayetteville-Cumberland Liaison Committee.
Mr. Faircloth is a former chairman of the Cumberland County Board of
Education and City of Fayetteville Planning Commission.
native of Cumberland County, he attended Cumberland County Schools. He graduated
from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science
in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has worked
in public accounting and financial consulting in Fayetteville since 1972.
Faircloth and his wife, Carol, have grown children. His hobbies include golf,
physical fitness, playing the guitar, traveling, reading and watching sports.