Commissioner Daughtery was elected to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners in December 2012 to serve District 6. In December 2015, Joe was elected as Chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners.
Commissioner Daughtery was a member of the Beta Club and Key Club and an Eagle Scout. He served as a member and later Chairman of the Wayne County Taxpayers Association and served two terms on the Wayne County Board of Elections. He has been active in the Republican Party where he has served as Chairman and inducted into the NC Republican Party Hall of Fame.
Commissioner Daughtery has resided in Walnut Creek for almost 30 years. He is married to Joyce and together they have three children. An experienced businessman, he founded Tarheel Housing Center, Inc., a modular and manufactured home retailer, in 1982. He has held his broker licenses for 37 years.