North Carolina Treasurer

All About Our State Leaders

Responsibilities of a Treasurer

The state treasurer is the official banker of our state. The treasurer is responsible for managing all the money of our state. They also must advise other state leaders on spending.

Qualifications to be a Treasurer

To be the Treasurer in North Carolina, a candidate must be:

  • at least 21 years old
  • a registered voter in North Carolina

How Often are Treasurers Elected?

North Carolina elects treasurers the same year that there is a presidential election. This happens every four years.

Who is the Current Treasurer of North Carolina?

Janet Cowell is the current treasurer of NC. She was elected as the Treasurer of North Carolina in 2008. She is the first female to hold this position. She is not running for re-election.
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