Board of Commissioners

2019 Board of Commissioners
  1. Eddie D. Settle

  2. David D. Gambill, Jr.

  3. Giddeon Keith Elmore

  4. Gary D. Blevins

  5. Brian S. Minton

Wilkes County Board of Commissioners have declared a state of emergency.  Please click here to view the declaration.

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners have adopted a new attendance policy for all regularly scheduled, special called, and emergency meetings during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. To view this policy, please click here.

May 19, 2020, Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 6:00 P.M. or immediately following Public Comments pursuant to the Policy Adopted April 7, 2020 for Attendance at Meetings of the Wilkes County Board of Commissioner during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. Public Comments will be read at 6:00 P.M. with the meeting to immediately follow. Anyone wishing to submit a Public Comments must sign up with the County Clerk (336-651-7346) by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, May 18, 2020. Please see Section 4 of aforementioned Policy for public comment requirements.

The Board of Commissioners Meeting for May 19, 2020, will be held via Webex. To join the meeting as an attendee, please click on the link below, and enter the requested information. The event number and password (if prompted) can be found below.

Wilkes County Board of Commissioners Webex Meeting

Event Number: 716 473 541
Event password: wbcm

To listen to the meeting on the telephone, dial the number below and enter the access code.

United States Toll
Access code: 716 473 541


Pictured Left to Right
  • Eddie D. Settle, Chairman
  • Brian S. Minton
  • Giddeon Keith Elmore
  • David D. Gambill Jr., Vice-Chairman
  • Gary D. Blevins

Regular Meetings

  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 PM except for the month of July.
  • To view the resolution for establishing schedule of regular meetings please click here.
  • To view the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners Public Comment Policy please click here.
  • County Office Building
    Commissioners Room
    110 North Street
    Wilkesboro, NC 28697


The five member Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of Wilkes County. Partisan elections are held in November of even-numbered years. The Commissioners elect a Chairman and Vice-Chairman during their first meeting each December.