The City of Eden is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Vernon as Interim Parks & Recreation Director, effective Feb. 10.
Vernon in an Eden native and graduate of East Carolina University. He has made recreation a career for nearly 40 years, starting with the Boys & Girls Club in 1981 and eventually serving as their executive director. Vernon joined the city in 2007 and served as athletic director until this recent promotion. He is also the district 8 director for Dixie Youth Baseball for Rockingham, Caswell and Person counties, serves on the Dixie Youth Baseball State Board, and is Morehead High School’s announcer for football, basketball, and baseball teams.
“Terry brings many years of experience to the Parks and Recreation Department,” Mayor Neville Hall said. “His knowledge of the operations of the department will be an asset to the City of Eden. We appreciate him accepting this role and are confident he will do an outstanding job.”