Wednesday, September 27, 2023

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Meet the Candidates for ABSS School Board


Biographical information on ABSS school board candidates for November 8 General Election (voters may select three):

Leonard Harrison

According to the board of elections, Leonard Robert Harrison – on the ballot to be listed as Leonard Harrison – lives at 3161 Fieldstone Lane, Mebane. [He did not respond to a the newspaper’s issues questionnaire nor provide any biographical information. See separate story here: ]

Dan W. Ingle

Full Name: Dan Winslow Ingle
Nicknames: Danny or “Catfish”
Born: Date of Birth: May 27, 1952
Place of birth: Greensboro, Guilford County
Education: Gibsonville High School, 1970; B.A. in Political Science, Elon College, 1998
Military Service: None
Occupation/place of employment: Retired Chief of Police Town of Elon, forty years total in law enforcement
Family: Spouse – Deborah Long Ingle, married 43 years
Children – Jennifer Ingle Holcomb, Burlington; Holly Ingle, McLeansville; Candace Ingle Reich, Mebane; Amanda Ingle Mitchell, McLeansville
Religion/church affiliation: Christian/First Baptist Church Whitsett
Organizations: North Central Fire Department Board of Directors, Alamance Farmers Mutual Insurance Board of Directors
Political Career: Alamance County Commissioner, 12/04-6/09; State Representative, North Carolina General Assembly, 6/09-1/13; Alamance County Commissioner, 12/14-3/16
Address: 6388 Rascoe Road, Burlington

Chuck Marsh 

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Full name: Chuck Marsh
Nickname, if any: Chuck
Born: Date of birth: December 1, 1969
Place of birth: Norton, Virginia
Education: Sullivan North High School, 1988; Police Academy: Walter State Community College, 1993
Military service: N/A
Occupation/place of employment: Owner – Maverick 95.1 FM & Hope 104.5 FM
Family: Spouse: Rebecca Marsh, married 15 years
Children: Jordan Marsh, 28, Spruce Pine; Alex Chinery, 25, Burlington; Grayson Hughes, 20, Elon; Aaron Marsh, 14, Elon.
Grandchildren: Nora Chinery, 3, Burlington; Jett Chinery, 11 months, Burlington.
Religion/church affiliation: Christian
Organizations: Alamance County Tourism Development Authority – member; Star of the City Winner (Roanoke, VA) for fundraising after 9/11 for the Red Cross; Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of North Carolina – Ambassador Award for assistance in raising over $5 million dollars for Duke Hospital.
Political career: N/A
Address: 2509 Elon Ossipee Road, Elon

Charles Parker 

Full name: Charles Parker
Nickname, if any: —
Born: Date of birth:_December 1, 1973
Place of birth: Asheville, Buncombe County
Education: North Carolina School of Science and Math, Durham, 1992; B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, NC State University, 1996; M.B.A., NC State University, 2002; Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, NC State University, 2002;
Military service: None
Occupation/place of employment: Laboratory Director, Duke University
Family: Spouse: Mary Parker, married 23 years
Children: Andrew (17), Catherine (15), Margaret (12)
Religion/church affiliation: Catholic, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
Organizations: Boy Scouts of America (Former Cubmaster and Asst Scoutmaster), American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Materials Research Society.
Political career: None
Address: 3924 Grace Meadow Court, Mebane

Seneca Rogers 

Full name: Seneca Rogers
Nickname, if any: —
Born: Date of birth: September 16, 1980
Place of birth: Burlington, Alamance County
Education: Cummings High School, 1998; B.A. in Political Science, North Carolina A&T State University, 2002, Magna Cum Laude.
Military service: —
Occupation/place of employment: Reimbursement Analyst, LabCorp of America
Family: Spouse: Shekitha Rogers, married 14 years
Children: —
Religion/church affiliation: Arches Grove United Church of Christ
Organizations: Graduate of United Citizens Police Academy; Selection Committee of Alamance Forward Project through LatinX Ed;
Political career: Ran for School Board in 2020
Address: 3392 Golden Oaks Drive Graham

Avery Wagoner 

Full name: Avery Harris Wagoner
Nickname, if any: —
Born: Date of birth: January 1, 1968
Place of birth: Winston Salem, Forsyth County
Education: Bachelor’s Communications with Minor in Marketing, Appalachian State University 1991.
Military service: None
Occupation/place of employment: VP of Wholesale Marketing, Cary Oil Company, Cary
Family: Spouse: Rebecca, married for 25 years.
Children: Daughter, Ingle, 23; Son, Ian, 20;
Religion/church affiliation: Protestant, First Presbyterian Burlington.
Organizations: Board member Positive Attitude Youth Center, Burlington; Former volunteer of Alamance County Special Olympics; Member, NC Petroleum Marketers Association; Member, Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America.
Political career: None
Address: 3015 Berwick Drive, Burlington

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