Commissioner Liner was first elected to the Craven County Board of Commissioners in 2014, after serving as a member of the Havelock Board of Commissioners. Following a 30 year career with the U.S. Marine Corps, he served as a civilian employee for 15 years, retiring in 2007. He is a member of Cherry Point Fellowship Church, and his organizational and community affiliations include the American Legion, VFW, Disabled American Veterans, Friends of Havelock Library and Havelock Senior Citizens.
Commissioner Liner and his wife, Karla, reside in Havelock.
Commissioner Liner is also a member of the following boards: