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

Jane Bumgarner
Elk Park
General Public

Mitchell County

Keith Holtsclaw
Spruce Pine
Commissioner
Vice Chair


Yancey County

Dr. David Cort
Burnsville
Physician

Eula Johnson, RN
Linville
Registered Nurse

Dr. Jennie Stewart
Spruce Pine
Veterinarian

Dr. Kyle Duncan
Burnsville
Dentist

Mike Lacey
Newland
Engineer

Anita Willis
Spruce Pine
General Public

Mark Ledford
Burnsville
Commissioner

Roger Wise
Newland
Chairman
General Public

Dr. Diane Walker
Spruce Pine
Optometrist

Jim Deaton
Burnsville
General Public

Woodie Young
Minneapolis
Commissioner



Devin Raines
Burnsville
Pharmicist

Scheduled Meetings for 2018:

February 20
May 15
September 18
November 20

Meetings are held at Mayland Community College, Main Campus, Board Room @ 7:00 p.m.


General Administration
130 Forest Service Drive
Suite D
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: 828 737-6100
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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