Town Manager - Joseph Pierce


Joseph Pierce is the Town Manager for the Town of Caswell Beach and has served in local government for more than twenty years. Before entering the field of local government executive administration, Joseph was a law-enforcement officer. He is a proud military veteran having served a total of thirteen years in various duty locations around the world including special operations and with the elite 82nd Airborne Division as a Non-Commissioned Officer as well as a Commissioned Officer. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science in Management from Liberty University, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Joseph also earned the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and is one of about 170 North Carolina local government managers currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program. 

The Town Manager is the chief executive officer of the Town and is appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The Town Manger's duties include, but are not limited to:

  • overseeing the performance of all Town Departments,
  • implementing policies and ideas adopted by Town Board of Commissioners,
  • ensuring that all projects, operations, and functions of the Town operate efficiently,
  • ensuring all Local, State, and Federal laws are followed by the Town, and
  • responding to citizen concerns.

The Manager also works to develop the Town’s annual budget, works with other administrators in the region, and performs other duties assigned to the manager per the requests from the Board of Commissioners.

Staff Contacts

Town Manager