Fairfield Harbour Installs New President and Re-Elects Two Board of Directors to Property Owners Association

Local Boating and Golf Community Installs Ann Simpson as President and Re-elects Community Leaders William Beery and Wayne Strasbaugh

New Bern, NC, July 18, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Fairfield Harbour, a residential boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, has announced that Ann Simpson has been installed as the new president of the Fairfield Harbour Property Owners Association (FHPOA) board of directors. Larry Knapp, who has served as the board’s president for the past seven years, did not seek re-election due to term limits.

In addition, community members William Beery and Wayne Strasbaugh have been re-elected to the board of directors. Members of the FHPOA board serve three-year terms, and Beery and Strasbaugh are both beginning their second terms on the board. Other officers include Jim Cline as vice president, Ruth Mitchell as secretary and Paul Hill as treasurer.

The FHPOA board of directors is responsible for setting policy, rules and regulations for Fairfield Harbour as authorized by the articles of incorporation, community bylaws, the North Carolina Planned Community Act and the North Carolina Nonprofit Corporation Act. Throughout their term, the board members will act as a town council or county commission for the Fairfield Harbour community.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with these board members,” said Mystre’ Van Horn-Denton, Fairfield Harbour on-site community manager. “Ann, Bill and Wayne are all well-respected members of our community and are excellent leaders for Fairfield.”

“The Fairfield Harbour community is in great hands with Ann and this board,” said Larry Knapp, outgoing president of the Fairfield Harbour board of directors. “I look forward to continuing to be an active member of this community, and I want to thank the residents of Fairfield Harbour for trusting me with the position. Serving as president for the past seven years has truly been an honor and a privilege.”

“Fairfield Harbour is an outstanding community in no small part because of the outstanding leadership of its board of directors,” said John Stone, president of CAS, Inc. “I congratulate Ann on her new position and welcome Bill and Wayne back for their second terms. Also, I want to thank Larry for his dedication to strengthening the Fairfield Harbour community during his tenure.”

About Fairfield Harbour:
Established in 1975, Fairfield Harbour is a boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, North Carolina. Residents living in this recreational, resort and retirement community have access to numerous social networks as well as a 75-acre manmade harbor along the Neuse River that lies only 18 miles from the Intracoastal Waterway. Fairfield Harbour is located on more than 2,000 acres and includes more than 1,300 privately-owned single family homes, 144 condominiums and 24 townhouses. Dedicated to giving back to the community, Fairfield Harbour and its residents actively support more than 75 nonprofit groups in the region, including the Wounded Warrior Project, Tryon Palace, Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation and Coastal Women’s Shelter. Community Association Services (CAS, Inc.), which is led by John Stone, president, serves as the professional management company for Fairfield Harbour. Fairfield Harbour was most recently named “Community of the Year” by the Community Association Institute of North Carolina. For more information about Fairfield Harbour, visit http://www.fhpoa.com.
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