Board of Social Services

Meetings

Meetings of the Board of Social Services are held the last Monday of each month, unless otherwise specified. Meetings are held at 4:00 p.m. in The Commissioner's Room of the Pratt Building, located at 227 N. Main Street in Raeford.

All meetings of the Board of Social Services are open to the public.

View meeting agendas and minutes.

2020 Meetings Dates

January 27February 24March 30April 27
May 18June 29July 27August 31
September 28October 26November 30December 14

Members

Board Members must be appointed. Two Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, two Members are appointed by the Social Services Commission and one Member is appointed by the Board of Social Services.

Board Members can only serve two consecutive three-year terms. However, the County Commissioner serving on the Board is not limited to two consecutive three-year terms.

Current Members

 NameTerm Expiration
Allen Thomas Jr, ChairN/A
Bill W. Evans, Vice-ChairJune 2021
Harry SoutherlandN/A
Brenda BranchJune 2023
Linda RevelsJune 2022

Responsibilities

Every county shall have a board of social services or a consolidated human services board created pursuant to G.S. 153A-77(b) which shall establish county policies for the programs established by G.S. 108A in conformity with the rules and regulations of the Social Services Commission and under the supervision of the Department of Health and Human Services. Provided, however, county policies for the program of medical assistance shall be established in conformity with the rules and regulations of the Department of Health and Human Services.