Harrisburg Town Council voted to appoint Benita Conrad to fill a vacancy on Town Council. She was sworn in on Oct. 13, 2014. Her term expires in November 2015.
Benita is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She is currently employed as Finance Coordinator for the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office.
As a resident of the Town of Harrisburg for 27 years, Conrad has served as co-chair of the Harrisburg Railroad Committee; member of the Harrisburg Economic Development Board; Harrisburg 4th of July Festival co-founder and director; Harrisburg Parks & Recreation co-founder and chair; Harrisburg Cowboys co-founder and athletic director; Harrisburg Youth Association treasurer; Southwest Cabarrus Rotary charter member and treasurer; and Friends of Harrisburg Library co-founder and president.
Conrad has been married 27 years to husband, Victor. They have four grown children. Benita and her husband attend Grace Church in Harrisburg.
“I look forward to continuing to serve Harrisburg as a member of Town Council,” says Conrad. “I approach my role as a servant leader willing to fervently serve and passionately represent the best interests of the citizens of Harrisburg. I love Harrisburg and it's my hometown."