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Governor Roy Cooper today made the following appointments:

Representative Michael H. Wray of Gaston as a member of  Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.

Wray, who was re-elected to office last month, represents Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties.

He has represented the area since 2005.

Dr. Regina S. Dickens of Littleton was appointed to the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.

As a mental health professional, Dickens has 45 years of human resource practice in both the public and private business world. She previously served as the area director of RiverStone, the local mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services agency Halifax County.

Northampton County native Eddie M. Buffaloe Jr. and incoming District Attorney Kim Gourier Scott have been appointed to the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.

Buffaloe will serve as co-chair and as a North Carolina Department of Public Safety representative. 

Buffaloe is the Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. 

Prior to his appointment, he worked a dual role as Elizabeth City’s interim city manager and director of the Elizabeth City Department of Public Safety. Buffaloe also served as president of the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police.

Scott of Winton is the district attorney representative. 

Scott has served as an assistant district attorney in the Seventh Prosecutorial District representing Bertie, Halifax, Hertford and Northampton counties for more than 14 years and was recently elected to serve as the district attorney. 

Prior to her service as an assistant district attorney, Scott was a Staff Attorney with Legal Aid of North Carolina representing victims of domestic violence.