Mayor & Commissioners

Davidson Mayor & Mayor Pro Tem
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Mayor Rusty Knox


  • P.O. Box 429
    Davidson, NC 28036
  • Phone: 704-641-7301
  • Email

Biographical Information


  • Davidson native
  • Education: Pfeiffer College -- B.A. in Health and Parks and Recreation
  • Family: Married to Danielle, five children, two grandchildren
  • Date first elected: 2017
  • Has been in real estate since 1994, plays guitar locally, has recorded two CDs
  • Nonprofit work: Angels of '97, Joe Martin ALS Foundation, Levine Hospice Center, Davidson Housing Coalition, Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Big Day at the Lake, Hope House Foundation, Cabarrus Arts Council, REALTOR Care Day, Davidson Farmers Market, Concerts on the Green and Christmas in Davidson
Term: 2017-2019
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Commissioner Jim Fuller (Mayor Pro Tempore)


  • 450 Windward Drive
  • Davidson, NC 28036
  • Phone: 704-575-7574
  • Email

Biographical Information


  • Education: Davidson College; UNC Chapel Hill School of Law
  • College Relationship: Attended Davidson and has taught there
  • Date first elected: 2011
  • Family: Wife Jean, three grown daughters, three grandchildren 
Term: 2017-2019
Board of Commissioners
Jane Campbell

Jane Campbell


  • 258 Conroy Ave 
    Davidson, NC 28036
  • Phone: 704-897-8915
  • Email

Biographical Information


  • Education: Davidson College - Bachelor of Arts in Political Science '87; National War College - Master of Science in National Security Strategy '11
  • College Relationship: Graduated from Davidson, worked for the college from 1987-1989, currently an active local alumna
  • Lived in Davidson longer than any other place in her life
  • Date first elected: 2017
  • Family: Spouse Heather, and two 4-legged kids (1 dog & 1 cat)

Term: 2017-2019
Matthew Fort

Matthew Fort


  • 18815 Dembridge Drive
    Davidson, NC 28036
  • Phone: 704-431-2451
  • Email

Biographical Information


  • Hometown: Rome, NY
  • Education: LeMoyne College – Bachelor of Science in Accounting, minor in Economics
  • CPA Licensed in the State of New York (Inactive) License #097488
  • Lived in Davidson since 2011
  • Date first elected: 2017
  • Family: Wife: Elisabeth Fort, Children: Hannah, Nathan, & Oliver

Term: 2017-2019
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Autumn Rierson Michael


  • 617 North Main Street
    Davidson, NC 28036
  • Phone: 704-904-3388
  • Email

Biographical Information

  • Hometown: Salisbury, NC
  • Education: UNC-Chapel Hill -- BA in political science, University of Georgia School of Law and School of Environmental Design, master of historic preservation
  • Lived in Davidson since 2006
  • Date first elected: 2017
  • Family: Married to Jeff Michael, four children 
Term: 2017-2019
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David Sitton


  • 626 North Main Street 
     Davidson, NC 28036
  • Phone: 704-756-6425
  • Email

Biographical Information


  • Education: UNC-Chapel Hill Kenan Flagler School of Business -- BSBA, 2002
  • Lifetime resident of North Mecklenburg 
  • Date first elected: 2017
  • Family: Wife Cami, sons Mead and Ward 
Term: 2017-2019
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