New Officers, Awards at 2020 Annual Meeting

The Buncombe Bar held a virtual Annual Meeting on June 10, 2020. This event featured annual awards, a review of the year’s accomplishments, and the election of new members of the Executive Committee. The following new members of the Executive Committee were sworn in:

President-Sonya Rikhye

President-Elect- Carter Webb

Vice-President-Gill Beck

Secretary-Janet Amburgey 

Treasurer-Barrett McFatter

EC Members-Megan Silver (<36), Zachary Lamb, and Steve Sizemore for three year terms.

The Annual Meeting also revealed the following awards: Judge Sharon Barrett as the 2020 Centennial Award recipient; Wyatt Stevens as the 2020 Professionalism Award recipient; and Yolanda R. Fair and Caroline McLean as the 2020 Distinguished Young Lawyers. The late Jones Byrd was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Bar plans to give out these awards in person at the earliest opportunity.