Member Spotlight: Paula K. Stewart

Paula K. Stewart, a NCRGEA member (District 7), was recently awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine for her great contributions during her career in Harnett County and volunteer efforts. She retired in July 2021 as Harnett County Manager.

The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is the highest civilian award given by the governor of North Carolina. Paula worked tirelessly during her career and continues to contribute to her community, currently serving as treasurer of the Angier Area Buddy Backpack and working part time as management consultant for Mid-Carolina Regional Council. Paula lives in Angier, NC with her husband Del and they have two adult daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.

We are proud to recognize Paula during Women’s History Month and to honor her contributions as a public servant of North Carolina. Con- gratulations on a job well done!