Harold Owen, Mayor Pro Tem

Mayor Pro Tem Harold Owen

223 Engleman Avenue, Burlington, NC 27215
P: (336) 222-5020
E-mail: HOwen@BurlingtonNC.gov 

Mayor Pro Tem Harold Owen was first elected to City Council in November 2017 and was sworn in to a second term on December 7, 2021. Before being elected to City Council, Owen served as Burlington's City Manager from 2002 to 2015, after having been Burlington's Director of Recreation and Parks for the previous 14 years. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Recreation Resources Administration from North Carolina State University and a Masters of Public Affairs from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Owen is married to wife Denane, with whom he has two daughters, Crissy and Constance.