Board of Health

 Regular Meetings

Meeting Calendar

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday of every other month
  • Cherokee County Health Department Conference Room

Meeting Minutes

Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Chris Dickey, Chairman, Community Representative-                  cell (828) 361-4280
  • Leslie Harris, Registered Nurse- (828)361-0940
  • Brett Nourrcier, Professional Engineer
  • CB McKinnon, County Commissioner - (828) 837-3528
  • Dr. Grady Hester, Veterinarian
  • Dr. Jeff Martin, Medical Doctor- (828)835-3900
  • Jerry Townson, Community Representative (828) 837-9224
  • Michael Bradberry, Community Representative  (828)557-1485
  • Vacant Seat, Dentist
  • Vacant Seat, Optometrist
  • Vacant Seat, Pharmacist
  • Jerry Townson, Community Representative
  • Michael Bradberry, Community Representative  (828)557-1485
  • Vacant Seat, Dentist
  • Vacant Seat, Optometrist
  • Vacant Seat, Pharmacist
  • Leslie Harris, Registered Nurse- (828)361-0940

Board Makeup

The Board of Health will be composed of 11 members. The term for members is three years except for the county commissioner and members may serve up to three consecutive terms. The composition will reasonably reflect the population makeup of Cherokee County and shall include: the following:

  • One county commissioner
  • One license veterinarian
  • One licensed dentist
  • One licensed optometrist
  • One licensed pharmacist
  • One licensed physician
  • One professional engineer
  • One registered nurse
  • Three representatives of the general public

About the Board

The Cherokee County Board of Health is the policy making, rule making and adjudicatory body for the Cherokee County Health Department. The Board of Health has the responsibility to protect and promote the public health. The Board of Health has the authority to adopt rules necessary for that purpose.