Special to Iredell Free News
Gov. Cooper has appointed Statesville resident Frank L. Johnson to the N.C. Board of Science, Technology, and Innovation as a member at-large.
Johnson is the founder of JMS Southeast Inc. and the president and technical advisor of Statesville Process Instruments Inc. He brings decades of experience in business and manufacturing to the board.
An active member of his community, Johnson has also served on boards of organizations, including Belmont Abbey College, the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce, the N.C. Department of Transportation, the State Board of Community Colleges and as vice president of the Instrument Society of America.
The mission of the N.C. Office of Science, Technology & Innovation is to improve the economic wellbeing and quality of life of all North Carolinians through advancing science, technology, and innovation. To achieve this mission, the Office develops and administers policies and programs that accelerate both the development of next-generation technology companies and the adoption of technology across existing industry.
The NC Board of Science Technology and Innovation is a part of the N.C. Department of Commerce.