John Faircloth

John Faircloth

DISTRICT
61
Guilford

Biography

Personal
Lifelong resident of Guilford County. Born and raised in Greensboro.
Residing in High Point since 1976.

Family
Spouse Linda Faircloth.
Three daughters: Tammy, Laura and Catherine.
Three grandchildren: Jessica, Caleb and Caroline.

Education
Greensboro Public Schools: Graduate, Greensboro Senior High (now Grimsley)
Guilford College: A.A. and B.S. Degrees in Management
UNC-Greensboro: Master of Public Affairs
UNC-Chapel Hill: Justice Executives Program Graduate
University of Louisville: Graduate, Southern Police Institute

Military Service
U.S. Army Reserve, 1957 - 1968

Employment
Greensboro Police Department, 1961 - 1972
North Carolina Department of Justice, 1972 - 1975
City of Salisbury, NC - Chief of Police, 1975 - 1976
City of High Point, NC - Chief of Police, 1976 - 1992
Coldwell Banker Triad, Realtors - Vice President and Owner/Broker, 1994 - Present

Religious Affiliation
Member of Covenant Church United Methodist, High Point
Served as Church Treasurer, Member of Administrative Board, Member of Finance Team and Sunday School Teacher

Elected Offices
High Point City Council Member At-Large
High Point City Council Member At-Large
High Point Mayor Pro Tem
High Point City Council Member Ward 6
NC House of Representatives, District 61
2003 - 2005
2005 - 2008
2006 - 2007
2008 - 2010
2011 - 2012, 2013 - 2014, 2015 - 2016

House Committees
Appropriations - Vice-Chairman
Appropriations, Justice and Public Safety - Chairman
Elections
Ethics - Chairman
House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding Solutions
Judiciary II - Vice-Chairman
Local Government
Joint Legislative Emergency Management Oversight Committee - Chairman
Legislative Ethics Committee
Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety