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Board of Health

Board of Health meetings are held the second Monday of each month, unless otherwise specified. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the Hoke County Health Center, located at 683 E. Palmer Road in Raeford. All Board of Health meetings are open to the public.

 2018 Meeting Dates
January 8
February 12
March 12
April 9
May 14
June 11
September 10
October 8
November 13



Board of Health Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Board Members can serve up to three consecutive three-year terms. 

Current Members
 Name Position Member Date  Term Term Expiration
Ms. Kathryn Hostetter Pharmacist
10/10/2017 1 10/10/2020
Mr. James Davis
Public Member 01/08/2018 1 01/08/2021
Ms. Suzanne Balfour, Vice-Chairman
6/1/2009 3 9/8/2018
Mr. Keith Walters Veterinarian-ILO
11/12/2013 2 11/12/2019
Ms. Ellen McNeill
Public Member
01/08/2018 2 01/08/2021
Ms. Elizabeth Hodgin
1/13/2014 2 1/13/2020
Dr. Mark Thompson Dentist 6/12/2017 1 6/12/2020
Mr. Vance McGougan, Chairman
Prof. Engineer
1/14/2010 3 1/14/2019
Mrs. Jean Squier Public Member 9/8/2015 1 9/8/2018
Ms. Gail Lowery
Registered Nurse 1/9/2017 1 1/9/2020
Mr. Robert Wright
Co. Commissioner
1/2/2001 N/A

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent AgendaView All Agendas and Minutes

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

Board of Health

Ph: 910-875-3717
Ext. 2111