Michael F. Easley, Governor
Buck Lattimore, Chairman

Bernadine S. Ballance, Commissioner
Thomas J. Bolch, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner
Pamela T. Young, Commissioner

North Carolina
Industrial Commission




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.

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