Cayton elected chairman of directors
Published 7:16 pm Monday, December 23, 2013
During the December meeting of the N.C. State Board of Directors, Robert Cayton was elected as the new chairman.
Cayton, president of the Beaufort County Grange, is a past chaplain of the North Carolina State Grange. Cayton is an ordained minister and serves the Reelsboro Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Concord Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Pamlico County. He also represents North Carolina on the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada.
Cayton, a former Beaufort County commissioner, represents the State Grange on the N.C. State Family and Consumer Sciences Foundation Board, currently serving as its president. He is a graduate of the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree, and Luther Rice Seminary with a doctorate of ministry. In addition to his other duties, he serves as a trustee for Beaufort County Community College and Barton College.
Cayton is married to Debra Rose Cayton and they live in Aurora.