Ronnie K. Wall, Councilmember
613 Meadowood Drive, Burlington, NC 27215
Phone: (336) 222-5020 (Office)
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.
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