Norman and his family first visited the area in 1995 on vacation and returned again two years later. In 2005, he and his wife Betsy purchased a condo on the beach for their vacation home. They made the decision to move to the area in 2012 from Massachusetts.
Norman is serving his first term on the CFCA Board of Directors beginning his service in 2017. In addition to the CFCA Board, he serves on the Homeowners Association Board of Covington Lake subdivision in Carolina Forest. He is an avid golfer and frequently expresses his concerns about the numerous golf course closings in the area.
His wife Betsy, also volunteers at the Carolina Forest Library and is President of the Beautify Carolina Forest. They work together picking up trash along Carolina Forest Boulevard once a month from the Elementary School to Highway 501.
Their two children, Katie and Ben, live and work in the Los Angeles, CA area.