Ronnie K. Wall, Councilmember

613 Meadowood Drive, Burlington, NC 27215 
Phone: (336) 222-5020 (Office) 

Ronnie Wall

Ronnie K. Wall was must recently sworn as a Councilmember on December 8, 2021. Wall is a Burlington native and graduate of Hugh M. Cummings High School and North Carolina State University. He holds two graduate degrees - a Masters in Safety and Driver Education and a Masters in Educational Administration from A&T State University.

Wall worked in the Alamance-Burlington School System for 32 years and retired from his position as Assistant Superintendent for Auxiliary Services in June of 2011. After his retirement from the School System, he held the position of President of the United Way of Alamance County until 2014.

Wall is currently the Head of School for The Burlington School, an independent pre-K through 12th grade college preparatory school.

Wall grew up in east Burlington and wants to focus on continued revitalization of the area. According to Wall, current goals also include improving the quality of life in Burlington, increasing public safety, and encouraging job creation through various strategic economic development efforts identified during the 2011 Economic Development Summit. Providing Continued support for the development and revitalization of the downtown area is also of primary concern to Wall. Like other municipalities across the nation, Burlington will continue to be challenged by the world's current economic climate, through careful budgeting and cautious planning Wall intends to maintain Burlington's outstanding level of citizen service while working to keep utility rates and taxes low.

Wall is married to the former Susan (Susie) Black of Greensboro, and they have two children, Ann Johnson and Maggie Pinson. When not spending time with his family he enjoys golf, running, and landscaping. Wall is active in the community as well as involved in several state organizations. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Burlington.

Wall serves on the Piedmont Triad Regional Council of Governments Executive Committee, the National League of Cities Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee, and the Piedmont Authority of Regional Transportation Board of Trustees. Mr. Wall is also an at-large member of the executive board of the NC Metropolitan Mayor's Coalition.

He is currently serving as the President of the North Carolina League of Municipalities. He previously held appointments as the First Vice President and Chair of the Finance Committee for the NC League of Municipalities. He is a former Chair of the NC League of Municipalities' Planning and Environment Legislative Action Committee. In 2012 and again in 2013, Mayor Wall was appointed to the Transportation Infrastructure and Services Policy and Advocacy Committee for the National League of Cities.

The Business Journal named him one of “The Triad’s Most Influential People” in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Wall served as the Honorary Chairman of the Alzheimer's Memory Walk in both 2010 and 2011.

Mr. Wall served on the Department of Transportation as a Governor Beverly Perdue appointee from 2009-2013.

View Mayor Wall's full resume here.

Councilmember Wall Around Town

NCLM McCrory

During the 2014 NC League of Municipalities' Legislative Advocacy Goals conference (12-11-14), Councilmember Wall facilitated a "fire side" chat with special guest speaker, NC Governor Pat McCrory.

NCLM President

Councilmember  Wall took the oath of office as President of the
North Carolina League of Municipalities in October of 2014.


Councilmember  Wall speaks at Hillcrest Elementary School.
3rd graders learn about City Services.

Ronnie Classroom


Councilmember  Wall plays an active roll in the North Carolina League of Municipalities,
serving as the Second Vice President of the Board of Directors.


Councilmember  Wall and the Burlington City Council proclaim "Don Bolden Day" on March 19, 2013
in honor of Times-News Editor Emeritus, Don Bolden.

Elon University

Councilmember  Wall helps to cut the ribbon at the dedication of the
Elon University Downtown Center for Community Engagement.


Councilmember  Wall speaks to the Pathfinders Club of
Seventh Day Adventist Church in Haw River.


Councilmember  Wall stands with NCDOT Board Chairman Collier and Secretary of Transportation Tata
as he is presented with his "Road Gang Member" certificate for service on the NCDOT Board.

Bula Lodge

Councilmember  Wall presenting the "Bula Masonic Lodge No. 409 Day" Proclamation.

exchange students

Councilmember  Wall welcomes exchange students from
Burlington's Sister City, Gwacheon City South Korea.

FD Gives

Councilmember  Wall with Burlington Firefighters and Alamance Regional Medical Center Representatives as the BFD presents $8,000 to the ARMC Blue and Pink Ribbon Funds.


Councilmember Wall presents James Trogdon, III (Chief Operating Officer of the NCDOT)
with "A Friend of the Mayors" Award from the NC Metro Mayors Coalition.

Blessed Sacrament

Councilmember  Wall had the opportunity to speak to Ms. Carrigan's 4th Grade Class from Blessed Sacrament School about local government and the City Council on December 7, 2012.

Ray St. Academy

Councilmember  Wall congratulates students of Ray Street Academy for their work in collecting canned goods and turkeys for a Thanksgiving donation to the Loaves and Fishes Food Ministry.