Conservative School Board Candidates
These candidates reflect the values and requirements you expect from our public schools.
Ronnie Strickland is the current board member for district 2 and seeking re-election. We support Ronnie! A true conservative!
ABOUT RONNIE STRICKLAND
Ronnie has served four years on the Columbus County School Board and is currently the chairman.
National Operations Director
Cardinal Health Remote Pharmacy Services
Ronnie is a Columbus County Native and graduated from West Columbus High School in 1986. He is married to Mary Donna Leggett Strickland, also a 1986 graduate of West Columbus, and they have 2 Children. Cole, a 2015 West Columbus graduate and Cade, a 2021 West Columbus graduate. He was elected to the Columbus County Board of Education in 2018 and currently serves as the Chairman of that Board.
Professionally, he currently works as the National Operations Director role for Remote Pharmacy Services, a $35 million dollar revenue division of the Managed Services branch of Cardinal Health and has served in that role since January 2021. Prior to his promotion to that role, Ronnie served in several capacities throughout his 10-year career with Cardinal Health. He started his career with Cardinal as a Staff Pharmacist with the North Carolina Remote Pharmacy Services Team in October 2012 and served in that role until he became the NC Team Director in February 2014. He was promoted to Regional Director of Pharmacy Operations in December 2016 covering the Southeast US. In September 2017, his area expanded to include the entire Eastern section of the US. In the Director and Regional Director roles, he oversaw the Pharmacy Operations of Remote Pharmacy Teams that provided service to over 100 hospitals on the East Coast and Texas.
Prior to joining Cardinal in 2012, Ronnie served as the Pharmacy Director for Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg, NC. He was responsible for oversight of Pharmacy Operations for a 100 bed JCAHO Accredited hospital, a 50 bed Nursing Home and 12 hospital-owned Physician Clinics.
Ronnie also has experience in Leadership in the Retail Chain industry, having served as Pharmacy Supervisor and District Manager for CVS Pharmacy.
Ronnie earned a PharmD Degree from Campbell University School of Pharmacy in 1992. He attended ASHP’s Pharmacy Leadership Institute training course at Boston University School of Business in 2017.
Irvin Enzor III school board candidate for District 3. The conservative choice!
William Irvin Enzor III
Bio – Columbus County Board of Education – District 3
William “Irvin” Enzor III resides in Fair Bluff, NC – Columbus County BOE District 3. Irvin and his wife, Tiffany Andel Enzor have been married 25 years. Tiffany has been a salon owner/hair stylist for 25+ years and graduate of West Columbus & SCC. They have one daughter, Kennedy Enzor who is a graduate of West Columbus and was dual enrolled taking many classes at SCC. Kennedy is a senior at UNC Chapel Hill majoring in a medical program – Radiologic Science with a specialty in Ultrasound technology.
From a career perspective, Irvin has worked for UCB, BB&T and Truist for almost 28 years. Irvin has been fortunate to serve in roles including: Loan Adjuster, Contact Center Associate, Team Leader, Group Supervisor, Team Manager, Operations/Production Manager II, and a Risk Analyst II. In 2022, Irvin accepted a new role within the Retail and Small Business Banking Client Advocacy organization as an Assistant Vice President, Client Experience Coach II. This role pairs well with Irvin’s skill sets allowing him to execute on his passions to lead, mentor, and educate teammates to become subject matter experts in their respective business units.
From an educational standpoint, Irvin teaches evening courses at SCC in the workforce development program. His lectures are specific to enhance skills needed to be successful in client service roles. He builds on soft skills, resume building and interviewing techniques. This is a great educational success pathway where Irvin adds tremendous value regarding secondary education to all Columbus County and neighboring counties students. His long-term goals are to work with SCC leadership to bring additional value to the college & students by enhancing course curriculum.
To strive to keep himself knowledgeable within the dynamic financial and educational industries, Irvin is obtaining his MBA with a focus on leadership at East Carolina University. Irvin recently received a certificate of completion participating in the 2022 Leadership Columbus Program sponsored by the Columbus Chamber of Commerce & Tourism and SCC. The Leadership Columbus is a program designed to develop a group of informed, committed and qualified citizens capable of providing dynamic leadership for Columbus County, recognizing that volunteer leadership is one of the most valuable assets of a community. Irvin thrived in this environment as he gained a tremendous amount of knowledge about Columbus County industries paired with developing long-lasting networking opportunities to enhance his leadership skills.
From a community service perspective, Irvin is and has consistently been actively engaged in community. To enhance Irvin’s leadership, networking and encouragement to get involved in communities we serve, Irvin was positioned to lead community service Truist Lighthouse Projects. He has served on the corporate committee leading projects for 10+ years partnering with non-profit leaders. These projects provided a platform designed to allow Truist Teammates to work with non-profits to execute on our Purpose – Inspire and build better lives and communities.
As stated, Irvin’s passions are education, community service, and leadership. These are the driving factors that position Irvin well to secure a seat on the Columbus County Board of Education. Irvin had the opportunity to interview for the appointment to the BOE earlier this year and felt “in his element” ready to accept the challenge to be the voice for District 3. His campaign is focused on students, parents, teachers and Columbus County administrators to ensure his knowledge and experience continues the current board’s great work and add value focusing on ensuring our children receive the best education possible to secure future success.
Chris Worley District 4 Columbus County Schools Board Candidate!
Chris Worley-Columbus County School Board – District 4
Chris Worley was born in raised in Columbus County, has lived in the Williams Township area his entire life and is a proud 1997 graduate of South Columbus High School. He is a 3rd generation General
Contractor and has worked alongside his father and brother for 25 years. He has been married, to his wife Tera, for 19 years. Tera is currently employed by Columbus County Schools and has been for 21
years as an Occupational Therapist Assistant. Together, they have three children, Emily age 16, Lacey age 14, and Brady age 10, all of whom attend Columbus County Schools.
Chris and his family are active members of Happy Home Baptist Church in Nakina, North Carolina. He
has served as VBS director, taught adult Sunday School Classes for 10 years and is currently the Sunday School director. His faith is rooted in Biblical beliefs and the same conservative Christian values that our country was founded on.
Chris has had the opportunity, throughout the years, to advance his professional skills by leading crews on the jobsite and eventually becoming Vice President of Bill Worley and Sons General Contractors, INC. Between the ages of 21 to 30, his position in the company transitioned from a crew leader to Licensed
General Contractor to Project Manager. With each advancement, he adapted to the new responsibilities and requirements necessary for the success of the company. Presently, he serves as the Vice President of Bill Worley and Sons General Contractors, INC.
In the past, Chris has volunteered his time to coach softball for the South Columbus Dixie Belles, the Columbus County Belles All-Star team and the South Columbus recreational football team. During this time, Chris was given the opportunity to coach talented 13–14-year-old girls from all over Columbus
County and 9–10-year-old boys in the South Columbus area. He found joy in seeing the players grow in skill and maturity both on and off the field. Chris was inspired by the parents and community support
given to these teams and his vision is to assist in that cohesiveness throughout all of Columbus County Schools.
Currently, Chris serves as president of the Williams Township Educational Foundation (WTEF) and is an active member of the Advisory board for Williams Township School. While serving on the WTEF, the
team as a whole, worked hard to raise funds for projects such as sports equipment, classroom equipment, supplies and many building needs. In his role as president, Chris has advocated for staff and community involvement to reach goals. As an appointed advisory board member, Chris has worked with the principal and staff to discuss the needs and achievements of the students at Williams Township
School. Chris is determined to use the skills and successes he has learned from these organizations for the betterment of all students and schools
As a proud product of our school system, Chris is dedicated to working hard at promoting the
development of every student in Columbus County Schools. He is devoted to being an voice for the teachers and support staff. Chis is committed to seeing Columbus County Schools become the best school district in our great state.