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.


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.