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. Also, The Village Club at Wolf Laurel, owned by the Wolf Laurel Property Owners Association (WLPOA), provides its members with the 13 acre recreation area which includes swimming, trout fishing, pickleball, tennis, a kids playground, basketball and more. The Village Club also provides a robust calendar of activities for its members including a variety of fitness classes, social opportunities, special events and educational opportunities.
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.
Gayle Barr – Secretary
Caron Jantzen – Assistant Treasurer
Cynthia Kessler – President
Mike Stapleton – Vice-President
Ron Stone – Treasurer
WLRMS Standing Committees
These committees have been established by the Board of Directors:
Architectural Review Committee
Chair: Mike Stapleton
Members: John Calhoun, Tedi McManus, Steve Parker, John Shoemaker
Communications & Community Relations Committee
Facilities and Real Property Committee
Chair: Jim Simmons
Members: Tom Eller, Bob Walker
Chair: Caron Jantzen
Members: Ron Stone
Chair: Cynthia Kessler
Members: Brent McCaghren
Long Range Planning Committee
Members: Steve McMillan, Jim Simmons
Road Maintenance and Equipment Purchase and Repair
Chair: Steve McMillan
Member: Eddie Shook
Chair: Ron Stone
Chair: Tedi McManus
Member: Cynthia Kessler
Chair: Gayle Barr
Members: Debbie Pariseau, Kathy Wischmeier, Cythia Kessler, Larry Veatch
Subcommittee on Gate Coordination and Information – Chair: Eddie Shook