T he Board of Health is the legal authority and has ultimate responsibility for the management of the organization. The Board of Health meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public. Board members are residents of Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties. The 15 member board is composed of a physician, dentist, optometrist, veterinarian, registered nurse, pharmacist, professional engineer, one county commissioner from each county, and five members from the general public.

Board of Health Members

Avery County Members


Woodie Young
Avery County
(Commisioner)

Mitchell County Members


Vice Chairperson
Keith Holtsclaw
Spruce Pine
Commisioner

Yancey County Menbers


Mark Ledford
Burnsville
Commissioner

Chariman
Roger Wise
Newland
(General Public)

Anita Willis
Spruce Pine
General Public

Jim Deaton
Burnsville
General Public

Mike Lacey
Newland
Engineer

Dr. Jennie Stewart
Spruce Pine
Veterinarian

Dr. Kyle Duncan
Burnsville
Dentist

Eula Johnson, RN
Linville
Registered Nurse

Stuart Jensen
Spruce Pine
General Public

Devin Raines
Burnsville
Pharmacist

Jane Bumgarner
Elk Park
General Public

Dr. Diane Walker
Spruce Pine
Optometrist
Dr. David Cort
Burnsville
Physician


Time: 7:00 PM, Place: Mayland Community College, Main Campus, Board Room


General Administration
130 Forest Service Drive
Suite D
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: 828 737-6100
Fax: 828 765-9082
Email: healthdirector@toeriverhealth.org
Health Director: Diane Creek, MSW

Toe River Health District

Toe River Health District is an equal opportunity provider. Services are available to all who may benefit and who meet regulatory requirements regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, age, socioeconomic level, marital status, source of payment, political affiliation, number of pregnancies, DNR/Advanced Directive status, or diagnostic status.

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