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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Leslie Harris, Registered Nurse

Grady Hester, Veterinarian

Jill Brinke, Medical Doctor

Lynn Taylor, Optometrist

Whitney Eller, Pharmacist

Seat Vacant- Dentist

Graham Raxter- Professional Engineer

Ben Adams, County Commissioner Representative

Robin Sargent, Representative of General Public

C.B. McKinnon, Representative of General Public 

Michael Bradberry, Representative of General Public

Board Makeup

The Board of Health will be composed of 11 members. Member terms are for three years, and no member can serve more than three (3) consecutive years. The County Commissioner serves Ex-officio.  The composition will reasonably reflect the population makeup of Cherokee County and shall include: the following:

  • One county commissioner
  • One licensed 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.