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Raiford Trask

Raiford Trask III

President, Trask Land Company, Inc.
Wilmington, N.C.


Raiford Trask III is president of Trask Land Company, Inc. He is responsible for financial planning, strategic planning and long-range planning. In June of 2011, Trask was appointed to the UNC Board of Governors, on which he served a 4-year term including serving as chair of the Special Committee for Military Affairs. In June 2009, he was appointed to the North Carolina Economic Development Board, where he served on the Innovation, Technology, Workforce and Education Committee in 2009 and 2010. He served as the board’s contact person to the Southeast Partnership for Economic Development until resigning in June of 2011 in order to serve on the UNC Board of Governors. His former non-profit activities include Finance Committee for the NC Coastal Land Trust, the Cape Fear Community College Foundation Board of Directors (Finance Committee), Board of Directors of the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, UNC Wilmington Capital Campaign Executive Committee, UNC Wilmington Foundation Board, the Cape Fear Academy Board of Trustees and the Board of Trustees for Thalian Hall.