|Michael F. Easley, Governor
Buck Lattimore, Chairman
Thomas J. Bolch, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner
Pamela T. Young, Commissioner
TO: All Interested Parties
FROM: Chairman Buck Lattimore
DATE: September 26, 2003
RE: Appointment of J. Brad Donovan as Deputy Commissioner
I am proud to announce the selection of J.
Brad Donovan as Deputy Commissioner. Bradís experience at the Commission
as an agency legal specialist assisting Commissioner Bernadine S. Ballance and
as a Special Deputy will be valuable in his new position. He will officially
begin his new duties October 1, 2003.
Brad came to the Industrial Commission in 1997 as a Special Deputy Commissioner. Prior to that time, he spent two years as a clerk in the Raleigh law firm of Edmisten and Weaver and eight years as a member of Staff Counsel to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Mr. Donovan graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of
Science degree in secondary language arts education. He attended the evening
program law school at North Carolina Central University in Durham, where he
graduated with honors in 1989. He is a member of the Wake County Bar Association
and is a DRC Certified Mediator.
Mr. Donovan is married to Melissa Donovan, an appellate paralegal at the
firm of Cranfill, Sumner and Hartzog, and has one child.
Announcement of the appointment to the other open Deputy position will be
announced in the next 10 days.