Robert McLaughlin is currently serving as a member of the Wagram's Board of Commissioners -- a position that he has held for the past fourteen years. In addition he is a former Mayor Pro Tem.
Prior to retiring, Robert spent fourteen years working at the Sandhills Youth Center in Hoke County and the last six years of his carreer at Scotland Correction Institute in Scotland County. Before entering corrections work, Robert spent twenty-four years serving in the North Carolina National Guard -- lastly as a Sargent 1st Class. He also served in the U.S. Navy for two years.
Robert attended Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte and Robeson Technical Community College in Lumberton.