B. Geoffrey “Geoff” Hulse of Goldsboro has joined the Wayne Community College Board of Trustees.
He was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper and installed on the college’s board earlier this month.
During his first board meeting, Hules said that, “Being selected is very exciting and touching.” He referenced his friend Kirk Keller, a WCC instructor who passed away in April after a brief illness, saying that he will work hard for the college to honor Keller’s memory. “It was just something in the providence of life that I be selected,” Hulse said.
Hulse is an attorney with Haithcock, Barfield, Hulse & Kinsey, PLLC.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree from Campbell University.Hulse has been active in the community with many organizations, among them United Way of Wayne County, Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, Wayne County Board of Elections, Arts Council of Wayne County, Wayne County Boys & Girls Club, Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation, Wayne Charitable Partnership, Wayne Public Library Advisory Council, and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
“Geoff Hulse is an outstanding addition to the Wayne Community College Board of Trustees. He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, relationships, and dedication that will be tapped as we move forward. We are fortunate to have someone of his caliber willing to serve our college and our community,” said David E. Jackson, chair of the board.
Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves around 12,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.