Debt Affordability Advisory Committee

The Debt Affordability Advisory Committee oversees state management of debt capacity. The Committee annually advises the Governor and the General Assembly on the estimated debt capacity of the State for the upcoming ten fiscal years; oversees the undertaking of an annual debt affordability study and the establishment of guidelines for evaluating the State's debt burden; and recommends any other debt management policies it considers desirable and consistent with sound management of the State's debt.  For more information, see the Debt Affordability Advisory Committee fact sheet.

The State Treasurer serves as Chair.  In addition to the Treasurer, the Committee also consists of the following:  the Secretary of Revenue, the State Budget Officer, the State Auditor, the State Controller, two members of the public appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and two members of the public appointed by the Speaker of the House.  N.C.G.S. 142-101.
Frank AikmusMonroeNCAssistant Vice President, SunTrust BankPractical Banker/County Commissioner
Bradford T. BrinerChapel HillNCMBA, BA EconomicsInstitutional investment management
Eugene W. Chianelli, Jr.RaleighNCTax SpecialistLegal professional/attorney
Dr. Linda CombsRaleighNCState Controller
Hon. Dale R. Folwell, CPAWinston-SalemNCCPA, Masters in AccountingState Treasurer
Hon. Ronald PennyRaleighNCSecretary of Revenue
Hon. Charles PerusseRaleighNCMasters Public Administration, BA Political ScienceState Budget Director
Cecil T. TurnerCaryNCMA Accounting, CPAAccounting/Finance
Hon. Beth A. WoodRaleighNCCPANC State Auditor