About Us

Contact Us

WNC Communities 594 Brevard Road Asheville, NC 28806 Office: 828-252-4783 Email:  info@wnccommunities.org   You may also complete this form and send it to us.

Our Purpose

WNC Communities is dedicated to providing a unique forum for leaders in the mountain region of Western North Carolina to convene, collaborate and carry out innovative programs to improve the quality of life for...

WNC Communities Leadership

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Fiscal Year End 6.30.2021 Chair: Dean Kanipe, McDowell County Immediate Past Chair:  Randy Rogers, Haywood County First Vice Chair:  Jimmy Cowan, District Field Representative of NC Farm Bureau Federation Second Vice Chair:...

History of WNC Communities

In the years following World War II the leaders of Western North Carolina faced an enormous challenge: how to bring a region the size of New Jersey together to address the future in a...

Our Focus

WNC Communities has three primary focuses: Agriculture & Sustainable Economic Development WNC Communities supports economic development by continuing a tradition of collaborating with a wide variety of organizations and agencies including the leaders of...

About Us

WNC Communities is the result of the merger of the two oldest community development organizations in Western North Carolina. For over 60 years, two community development groups (Western North Carolina Associated Communities and Western...