Commissioner Bio

Michael C. Boose

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1829
Fayetteville, NC 28302
District 2
Term Expiration:
December 2020

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 its finance committee and serves on the Cumberland County Facilities and Policy Committees. He serves as the commissioner liaison to the Public Works Commission. 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.

Returning to 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.

Mr.  Boose 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 and Top 100 DWI Attorneys in North Carolina by the National Advocacy for DWI Defense in 2017.

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.

In his first year as a commissioner, Mr. Boose was selected as "Best of Fayetteville - Most Responsive County Politician – 2017" by Up and Coming Magazine and was selected again in 2019.

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 three grandsons, Cameron, Tyler and Coleman.

Contact Us

117 Dick Street
Room 561
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Phone: 910-678-7771
Fax: 910-678-7770

Chairman: W. Marshall Faircloth

Clerk to the Board:
Candice White

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 1829
Fayetteville, NC 28302-1829