John R. Bost

John and his wife LaDonna have lived in Clemmons for over 16 years, along with one daughter, Summer Elizabeth Bost, who is now an Assistant Principal with the WSFC Schools.  John and LaDonna have a combined service as well, of over 60 years in public and private education. 

John holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biology, a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Community Education & Resource Development as well as an Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S) in Leadership & Administration, all from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. 

He served seven years on the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Planning Board, and has been active in various Early Childhood initiatives, the Infant Mortality Coalition, Healthy Carolinians, Assembly Terrace (HUD 202 independent living facility for seniors), Reynolda Rotary, Winston Salem First (church) as well as several Community Development Corporations, to include the hugely successful Goler Depot Street CDC in the downtown of Winston-Salem.  Formerly the Chair of Leadership Winston-Salem, where he now serves as a board member, John is President and owner of Master Counsel and Associates, Inc., which offers real estate acquisition and small business development services.  John is also a partner in Master Counsel Technologies, a software resale and consulting firm based in Clemmons, and Jimandi, Inc, a start-up business for waste up-cycling.

John Bost was first elected as Mayor in 2007.  His third term expires in 2013.

You may contact Mayor Bost at (336) 778-1204, (336) 407-2994  or at