Buddy served on the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education for over 15 years and recently was appointed to the State Board of Education by Governor Pat McCrory. He also serves under gubernatorial appointment to the North Carolina Safe School Task Force. Over the years he has been active in various civic, religious and political organizations. He is the past president of the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce, former board chairman of the Kernersville Family YMCA, member of the YMCA Volunteer Hall of Fame, the first recipient of the Friend of Education Award of the Forsyth Association of Educators and a former member of the Forsyth Technical Community College Board of Trustees.
“I have always considered it an honor when someone comes to me asking for help solving a problem. As long as people have a problem, I have job. In the general practice of law you serve clients in various aspects of their lives and there is no more rewarding task than to serve others.”