About Us

About the Wolf Laurel Community

Wolf Laurel is a private, gated, mountain community of over 5,000 acres, located 30 miles north of Asheville, NC on I-26.  Sitting on one of the areas highest ridges with elevations rising to 5,000 feet, beautiful views abound within the community.   Development of Wolf Laurel began in 1965 and there are currently 750 residential units on the mountain, including single family homes, condos, villas, and town homes.

The Appalachian Trail runs through Wolf Laurel, inviting the residents and visitors to take advantage of the area’s natural amenities.  For more resort-style activities, membership is available to the golf course, dining and fitness center offered by the Wolf Laurel Country Club, or the swimming and Village Club amenities offered by the Wolf Laurel Property Owners Association.

Mission Statement

The Wolf Laurel Road Maintenance and Security Homeowners’ Association (WLRMS) is responsible for safeguarding and improving the roads, security, safety, infrastructure, neighborhood architectural standards, natural resources and quality of life of its property owners. WLRMS Officers, Board and Committee Members, and Staff, accept this responsibility, and pledge to continue to discharge their duties for the Wolf Laurel community with a robust and renewed commitment to integrity, fiscal responsibility and transparency.

ByLaws & Amendments

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The Board of Directors of WLRMS

The WLRMS has a nine member board, with each board member serving for three years.  An election is held each year in which the property owners vote to elect three board members.  The Board has established eight Standing Committees (detailed below) and encourages property owner participation in the committees.  For more information on how to serve, please contact the individual committee Chairperson.   To read a brief biography about each current Director, click on their name.


Sharon Foster
Cynthia Kessler, Secretary
Brent McCaghren, Vice-President
Dick Moeller, Treasurer
David Pendleton
Willie Romero
Ed Shook
Jim Simmons
Larry Smith, President

WLRMS Standing Committees

These committees have been established by the Board of Directors:

Architectural Review Committee

Chair: Tom Wrenn
Members:  Steve McKnight, Jeffrey Barker, Jim DeLoach, Tim Donovan, Michael Witt, Bob Super

Commercial Vehicle Road Use Fee Committee

Chair: John Beneke
Members:  Lisa Baldwin, Cassandra Bradham

Communications & Community Relations Committee

Chair:  John Ames
Members:  Gwynne Beneke

Compensation Committee

Chair: Willie Romero
Members:  Charlie Potts, Becky McKnight

Executive Committee

Chair: John Beneke
Members:  Willie Romero, Becky McKnight

Facilities and Real Property Committee

Co-Chairs: Dick Moeller and Larry Smith
Members:  Jamerson Cox

Finance/Insurance Committee

Chair: Willie Romero
Members:  Ken Faliero, Jim Hill, John Brackett, Rick LaForge, Tom Eller, Lloyd Parker, Louise Wyatt

Legal Committee

Chair: Sharon Foster
Members:  Brent McCaghren, Denis Cohrs

Long Range Planning Committee

Chair: John Beneke
Members:  John Ames, Mel Poole, Ken Faliero

Road Maintenance and Equipment Purchase and Repair Committee

Chair: Charlie Potts
Members:  Mike Kaney, Ron Coppenbarger, Steve Rutherford, Jim Simmons, Jason Brown

Security Committee

Chair: Becky McKnight
Members:  Carol Krueger, Lewis Daniels, Sandy Gwozdo, Ken Porche