James O. Roberts (Chairman)
Appointed on October 28, 2010, currently serving as a member of the public at large with an interest in higher education.
James O. Roberts has served as the Finance Director for the City of Dunn (NC) since 2019. Over the course of his extensive career, Mr. Roberts’ dedication, conscientious leadership and strong business acumen enhanced numerous organizations. Prior to his current position, he celebrated over two decades with Campbell University (Buies Creek, NC), serving most recently as Vice President for Business and Treasurer.
As a longtime advocate for higher education, Mr. Roberts rooted his own academic background in North Carolina. He graduated with Honors from North Carolina State University and continued his education at Western Carolina University where he earned a Master’s in Public Affairs.
Today, North Carolina continues to reap the rewards of Mr. Roberts’ invaluable service to our State. His appointment to the NCSEAA Board of Directors has been reaffirmed by three different governors, and as Chairman of our Board, Mr. Roberts is also seated on certain other State-appointed Commissions.