Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory recently announced that Linda Cheatham of Raleigh has been nominated for a second term on the North Carolina Industrial Commission.
Cheatham earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics form Stetson University. She retired from BellSouth Tellecommunications/AT&T with 35 years of service in November 2008. For 15 years she served as Executive Director of the Regulatory Group. Cheatham has served as a Commissioner on the N.C. Industrial Commission since July 2010.
At the Industrial Commission, Cheatham is one of six commissioners responsible for administrating the Workers’ Compensation Act, the Tort Claims Act, the Childhood Vaccine-Related Injury Act, the Law Enforcement Officers’, Firemen’s, Rescue Squad Workers’, and Civil Air Patrol Members’ Death Benefit Act, the Act to Compensate Individuals Erroneously Convicted of Felonies, and the Eugenics Compensation Program.
The nomination is for a six year term and requires confirmation by the North Carolina General Assembly.
Source: NC Governor’s Office