ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (October 2, 2019) – Russell Greene was honored on Friday, September 27 at a retirement reception to recognize his 20 years of service to Alexander County. In total, Greene has approximately 30 years of county government experience in North Carolina. He recently accepted a position with North Carolina Emergency Management.
Greene was presented a “Key to the County” at the September 9th meeting of the Alexander County Board of Commissioners. Dr. Jeff Peal, Chairman of the Alexander County Board of Commissioners, presented the key, and said, “Russell has been a valued member of the Alexander County team, as he is an expert on most matters. In my opinion, you won’t find a better man.”
At the retirement reception, Greene was presented a North Carolina flag that was flown over the state capitol building on September 4, 2019, from Greg Atchley, Western Branch Manager for North Carolina Emergency Management.
Greene was hired as Alexander County Fire Marshal in May 1999. In May 2005, he became Emergency Services Director. In February 2019, he was named Director of Public Safety (fire marshal, emergency management, and building inspections).
Alexander County Government expresses its appreciation to Russell Greene for his dedicated service to the county and its citizens.