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Kevin Spears

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Contact InformationKevin Spears

Kevin Spears
City Hall
102 North Third Street
PO Box 1810
Wilmington, NC  28402-1810
Phone: 910.795.5378
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Born and raised in Wilmington, Kevin is serving his first term on City Council. He has an Associate's Degree in Computer Engineering Technology from Cape Fear Community College and a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology with a Minor in Africana Studies from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Kevin has long been a community advocate and volunteer. Prior to his election, he was a member of the city’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and has served as the president of Peace For the Port, a non-profit organization focusing on community violence, as well as chairman of the MLK Jr. Recreation Association, which is a non-profit focusing on recreational and educational programs for inner city youth.

Currently working as a legal assistant, Kevin is a member of the New Hanover County NAACP and spends most of his time at community functions and with his family. 

Community Service

Elected to Office:

  • 2019

Number of Terms: 1

City Council Committees:

  • Audit Committee
  • Bellamy Mansion
  • Lower Cape Fear River Program Advisory Committee
  • Legion Stadium Commission
  • NHC Port, Waterway & Beach Commission