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
Commissioner

Mitchell County

Jeff Harding
Commissioner

Yancey County

Mark Ledford
Commissioner

Vacant
General Public

Anita Willis
General Public

Jim Deaton
General Public
Chairperson

Mike Lacey
Engineer

Dr. Kelly Georgeou
Veterinarian

Dr. Kyle Duncan
Dentist

Eula Johnson, RN
Registered Nurse

Norma Duncan
General Public

Devin Raines
Pharmacist

Jane Bumgarner
General Public
Vice-Chairperson

Dr. Diane Walker
Optometrist

Dr. David Cort
Physician

Scheduled Meetings for 2020:

February 18, 2020
May 19, 2020
June 16, 2020
September 15, 2020
November 17, 2020

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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