Havelock Commissioner George Liner was elected to a full, three-year term on the Board of Directors for the N.C. Coastal Land Trust.


Havelock Commissioner George Liner was elected to a full, three-year term on the Board of Directors for the N.C. Coastal Land Trust, according to a release.



Liner was appointed to the board in August to fill a partial term that expired on Sept. 30. He was elected to a full term along with five others.



The Coastal Land Trust is a nonprofit conservation organization that seeks to work with landowners who wish to conserve areas of the state that have scenic, recreational, historic and ecological value. The organization has protected nearly 50,000 acres in the state from development.



Among the groupís initiatives is to work with military officials and private owners to prevent encroachment on military bases, including property around Cherry Point. The organization acquired 14 properties protecting more than 6,800 acres around Cherry Point.



"We are delighted that Commissioner Liner, with his expertise in real estate transactions and his deep and thorough understanding of Cherry Pointís assets, join the other community leaders on our Board of Directors", said Camilla Herlevich, executive director of the Coastal Land Trust.