Board & Meetings
Clay County Advisory Committee
The county board of health is the policy-making, rule-making and adjudicatory body for a county health department.
The members of a county board of health are appointed by the county board of commissioners and is made up of 11 members. The composition of the board shall reasonably reflect the population makeup of the county and shall include: one physician licensed to practice medicine in this State, one licensed dentist, one licensed optometrist, one licensed veterinarian, one registered nurse, one licensed pharmacist, one county commissioner, one professional engineer, and three representatives of the general public. These members are residents of the county unless special circumstances exist.
Clay County Advisory Committee Members
Dr. Russell Hughes-Chairman
Dr. James Redmond-Dentist
Dr. Robert Peck-Commissioner
Dr. Douglas Klaucke-Physician
Darlene Lowe-Registered Nurse
Silas Brown-Veterinarian Representative
Brian Burch -Engineer
Clara Reffit-At large member
Marilee Powell-At large member
The Clay County Board of Health meets the second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at 6:00 PM at the Health Department at 345 Courthouse Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904. All Board of Health meetings are open to the public.