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

Woodie Young

Mitchell County

Jeff Harding

Yancey County

Mark Ledford

Vanessa Wiseman
General Public
General Public

Jim Deaton
General Public

Mike Lacey

Dr. Kelly Georgeou

Dr. Rebecca Duncan

Eula Johnson, RN
Registered Nurse

Norma Duncan
General Public

Devin Raines

Jane Bumgarner
General Public

Dr. Diane Walker

Dr. David Cort

Scheduled Meetings for 2021:

September 21, 2021

November 17, 2021

Meetings are held at Mayland Community College, 200 Mayland Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 @ 7:00 p.m.

General Administration
130 Forest Service Drive
Suite D
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: 828 688-5060
Email: district@toeriverhealth.org
Health Director: Diane Creek, MSW

Toe River Health District

Healthy people, healthy environment, thriving communities

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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