2016 Annual Meeting

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parkalumnicenterNorth Carolina’s transportation fared well in last year’s legislative session with new money to improve our transporation network. But we’re a long ways from done.  There’s still a looming $60+Billion gap between our state’s needs and revenue over the next 25 years. NC Go must continue to be on the forefront of promoting funding solutions – and we need your support and involvement!

Make plans to join us Wednesday, October 12, 2016 in Raleigh for our annual meeting to learn about our plans for the 2017 legislative session, hear from Rep. John Torbett (R- Gaston), Rep. Paul Tine (Unaffiliated-Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Washington) and Joe Stewart, Executive Director of the NC FreeEnterprise Foundation (NCFEF). The reception is open to all members and transportation advocates. Current NC Go members are invited to attend our board of directors’ meeting, preceding the reception.

Online registration is now closed. Register and pay in person at the event.

NC Go Annual Meeting/Reception
When:  Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Where:  NCSU Park Alumni Center (2450 Alumni Drive, Raleigh NC 27606)


  • 3:30 – 5 p.m. – Directors’ Meeting (Current NC Go Members Only)
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m. – Reception (Hors d’Oeuvres + Beer & Wine) Followed by Speakers (Joe Stewart + legislators, TBD)

Cost: $25 day of the event

Our Speakers

TorbettThe Honorable John Torbett (R-Gaston):  Rep. John Torbett serves the 108th district in Gaston County, and has served in the NC House since 2010. Rep. Torbett began his career as a homebuilder, and spent the seven years prior to his election to the General Assembly in business development for major defense contractors. He currently serves as Chair, House Transportation Committee; Chair, Transportation Appropriations; and, Chair, House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding Solutions.



The Honorable Paul Tinetine_web3 (Unaffiliated-Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Washington): Rep. Paul Tine, serving in his second House term, represents the 6th district and is an insurance agent in Kitty Hawk. A strong advocate for economic development and regional broadband in eastern North Carolina, he serves as Chairman of House Appropriations on Transportation, Vice-Chairman of Appropriations and Vice-Chairman of Insurance.  He also serves on the following committees: Alcoholic Beverage Control; Commerce and Job Development; Education-Community Colleges; House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding Solutions; Judiciary IV; Rules- Calendar and Operations of the House;, Transportation; and Wildlife Resources


Joe Stewart:  StewartJoe has served as NCFEF Executive Director since June 2013. Prior to that he was Political Director at the NC Chamber and Executive Director of the Insurance Federation of North Carolina. He served as Chief Deputy State Treasurer (2000 – 2005) and Assistant Secretary of NC Department of Crime Control and Public Safety (1996 – 2000). Joe has worked in government, politics, issue advocacy and association management for more than 25 years in Baltimore, Washington, DC, and North Carolina – and he will share his insight on politics in our state and the General Election which will occur less than a month after our event.

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