Brian Manning Board President
Brian Manning – Brian grew up in Princeton, West Virginia and received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Concord College (now Concord University). His first career choice was as an attorney, graduating from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 1989. He practiced for 15 years in North Carolina focusing primarily on business and employment law. He decided on a career change and received his Master in Library Science from North Carolina Central University in 2006. He also has a Master degree in Public Administration from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Brian was the deputy director of the Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center headquartered in Fayetteville, North Carolina prior to becoming the regional library director for the Appomattox Regional Library System in 2016. Brian and his wife, Donna, live in Prince George County. Brian’s interests outside of work are photography, music, art and Tarheel sports. He enjoys working with the community , has served as president for the West Fayetteville Rotary Club, is active in the Rotary Club of Prince George County, and has worked closely with the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, Faces in the Community Foundation, Inc. and Actions Pathways, Inc.