Onslow County Manager Sharon Griffin has announced her resignation effective October 6, 2023. Mrs. Griffin has served Onslow County for six years, first as the Deputy County Manager and then as the County Manager for the past four years.
During her time as Deputy County Manager Mrs. Griffin helped guide the county through Hurricane Florence response and recovery. As the County Manager she provided valuable leadership during the public health emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic and spearheaded the upcoming expansion of the Emergency Operations Center.
She continued to develop Onslow County’s internal culture of a high-performance organization and encouraged leadership training for staff at all levels. Mrs. Griffin sought to put county employees first and was always concerned with their safety and wellbeing.
Over the past four years Mrs. Griffin has helped Onslow County develop closer relationships with the Onslow County School System, Marine Corps Installations East, area municipalities, and other community partners.
Sharon Griffin says it was a privilege to serve the citizens and employees of Onslow County. “I have truly enjoyed the opportunity to serve as Onslow County Manager for the last four years. I thank the Board of Commissioners and all of our hard working staff members for the support they have given me. This is an amazing community, and I am honored to have been given this opportunity to serve."