I am currently serving on the Cabarrus County Commission. I own and operate a small business, The Gem Theatre in Kannapolis, N.C. I have lived in Cabarrus County all my life, grew up in Kannapolis and currently live in Concord.
Commissioner Steve Morris, elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2012, became chair in 2014.
Morris served on the Board of Directors of the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce and is a past chair of the board. He is a charter member, past president and Paul Harris Fellow of the Cabarrus Rotary Club. He serves on the board of directors of the Academic Learning Center, the Cabarrus Partnership for Children, the Cannon Memorial YMCA, the Cabarrus Board of Health and serves on the Board of Trustees of Rowan Cabarrus Community College.
Morris’ previous community involvement included board leadership for the American Red Cross, Cabarrus County Chapter; Cabarrus Advisory Board; Friends of the Kannapolis-Cabarrus Library; Kannapolis Chamber of Commerce; Kannapolis Economic Development Corporation; and the Kannapolis Kiwanis Club.
He also served as a board member for the Barber-Scotia College Board of Visitors; Cabarrus Library System; Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation; Piedmont Preservation Foundation; Residents of Historic Concord; and United Way of Central Carolinas.
The Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce honored Morris as their 2012 Citizen of the Year. He is a graduate of A. L. Brown High School, attended NC State University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from The University of NC at Charlotte. He is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Kannapolis and father of two adult children, Mallory and Hunter.
Thank you for helping me kick off my campaign to run for Cabarrus County Commissioner. This is an exciting endeavor for me and my family and it means the world to me to have your support.
There will be a lot to do in the months leading to the primary. You can help me in a variety of ways:
Steve Morris, the current Chair of the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners has officially made his decision to run for re-election in 2020. The owner of the Gem Theatre in Kannapolis has been a longtime supporter of our community and seeks to continue his service.
With a population of 196,716. Cabarrus County is one of the best places to live in North Carolina according to Niche.com. Living in Cabarrus County offers residents a suburban feel with a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Cabarrus County and the public schools are above average.