Verla Insko

North Carolina State Rep, 56th District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    Husband: Chet; 2 Children: Erik, Kurt.

    Hometown
    Chapel Hill, NC

    Education
    MPA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1993
    Graduate Intern, Education, University of California, Berkeley, 1961
    Attended, Golden Gate Theological Seminary, 1960-1961
    AB, Biology, California State University, Fresno, 1959.

    Professional
    Self-Employed, Facilitation and Organization Development Consultant, 1987-present
    Director, Development and Administration, Center for Peace Education, 1994-1995
    Health Administrator, Sickle Cell Program, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1988-1994
    Staff Assistant, Congressman David Price, 1987-1988
    Coordinator, Orange County Commission for Women, 1981-1986
    Department Administrator, Orange County Commission for Women, 1982-1985
    Teacher, Kamehameha School, 1961-1964.

    Political
    Representative, North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1997-present
    Delegate, National Conference for State Legislatures, 1999
    Orange County Coordinator, David Price for Congress, 1986, 1996
    Commissioner, Orange County Board of Commissioners, 1990-1994
    Chair/Member, Orange County Water and Sewer Authority Board, 1987-1989
    Chair, Orange County Democratic Party, 1983-1985
    National Convention Delegate Selection Committee, North Carolina Democratic Party, 1980, 1984
    Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education, 1977-1985
    4th District, Democratic Party Executive Committee, 1977-1981
    1st Vice Chair, Orange County Democratic Party, 1977-1981.

    Religion
    Baptist

    Congressional Membership
    Member, Finance Committee, House Democrat Campaign Committee, 2001-2002
    North Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee, 1988-1989
    North Carolina Legislative Study Commission on Employee Benefits, 1985-1986
    Member, Governor's Advisory Commission on Education Block Grants, 1984
    National Convention Delegate Selection Committee, 1980, 1984
    Commission on Aging
    Chair, Commission on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse
    Joint Legislative Committee on Education
    Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health
    Legislative Research Committee.

    Organizations
    Governor's Advisory Council on Sickle Cell Disease, 2001-present
    Board of Visitors, Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, 2000-present
    University of North Carolina Graduate Education Advancement Board, 2000-present
    Board of Visitors, University of North Carolina, 1999-present
    Orange County Partnership for Young Children, 1993-1994
    Chair, Hyconeechee Regional Library Board, 1992-1994
    Chair, Joint Orange Chatham Community Action Board, 1991-1994
    Chair, Orange County Department of Social Services Board, 1991-1994
    Chair, Orange County Women's Center Board, 1987-1989
    North Carolina Legislative Study Commission on Employee Benefits, 1985-1986
    Governor's Advisory Commission on Education Block Grants, 1984
    American Society for Training and Development
    Association for Psychological Type.

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Last Update
10/24/2010
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