Commissioner Sampson has been a member of the Craven County Board of Commissioners since December, 1996. He retired from NADEP at MCAS Cherry Point in 1991 as Power Support Mechanic and Training Leader. Commissioner Sampson is a native of Craven County and his civic involvements are numerous, including Craven County Voters' League, Concerned Citizens, NAACP, and the Duffyfield Residents' Council.
He and his wife, Ethel, reside in New Bern.
Commissioner Sampson is also a member of the following boards: