Carol Dorsey has almost 20 years of professional Human Resources, Organizational Development, and Loss Prevention experience. Her prior positions include Human Resources Director and Safety Officer for the City of Oxford, Director of Human Resources for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro, and Human Resources management for private-sector organizations, including Mitsubishi Semiconductor America and the Marriott Corporation. Dorsey has a BA degree in Psychology and Personnel Management from Georgia State University, and is a Certified Member of the International Transactional Analysis Association. She is also a member of the Organization for Municipal Personnel Officers. In addition to the principle functions of HR, she also has responsibility for Safety, Wellness, and Organizational Development work. When asked why she likes working for the Town, Dorsey responded, "Carrboro’s progressive goals and mission reflect my own values, and I'm privileged to work with such an exceptional Management Team."
A true Carrboro native, Gail joined the Town in October 2013 after retiring from a 33 year career at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC. Her first job was a temporary, part-time position in HR. She transferred to Finance in March of 2014 and remained there until November 2015, at which time she re-joined HR as the HR Representative.