Skip to content

Union County, North Carolina

Consolidated Human Services Board

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Missy Baker

Registered Nurse

11/21/2015 - 11/20/2019

at large

Licensed Registered Nurse

Jeff Broadaway, DVM

Veterinarian

3/6/2017 - 11/20/2018

at large

Licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Angela Haller, DDS

Dentist

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Licensed Dentist

Richard Helms

Commissioner Representative

December 2018

at large

County Commissioner

Chandra Hollier

Physician

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Licensed Physician

Vacant

Community Based Organization Representative


at large

Community Based Organization Representative

Paula London

Pharmacist

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Licensed Pharmacist

Eunice McGee

Social Worker

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Social Worker

Louis Philippi

Consumer of Human Services

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Consumer of Human Services

Margaret Harkins

Engineer

1/6/2016 - 12/5/2020

at large

Licensed Physical Engineer

VACANT POSITION

Psychologist

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Licensed Psychologist

VACANT POSITION

Psychiatrist

1/6/2014 - 1/6/2018

at large

Licensed Psychiatrist

VACANT POSITION

Optometrist

1/6/2014 - 1/6/2018

at large

Optometrist

VACANT POSITION Consumer of Human Services November 2019 at large
Consumer of Human Services

John Laurenzana

Other Person

1/6/2016-12/5/2020

at large

Other Person

Myra Sides

Consumer of Human Services

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Consumer of Human Services

Nathaniel Sumner

Consumer of Human Services

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2016

at large

Consumer of Human Services

Jonathan Thomas

Other Person

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Luis Durani Other Person 1/6/2016-12/5/2020 at large Other Person

Notes: If a member name cell is blank, it can mean either the current position and term are vacant, or the person who served in the capacity during the term date is still serving until a new appointment is made.

Legislation

NCGS Section 153A-177. THE HUMAN SERVICES BOARD WAS DISSOLVED BY ACTION OF THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ON JANUARY 6, 2014, AND THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, BY RESOLUTION, ASSUMED DIRECT CONTROL OF ANY ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY OR THROUGH THE HUMAN SERVICES BOARD. ON AUGUST 18, 2014, THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS BEGAN THE PROCESS OF RE-ESTABLISHING THE CONSOLIDATED HUMAN SERVICES BOARD AND BY RESOLUTION ADOPTED NOVEMBER 21, 2014, RE-ESTABLISHED THE BOARD. The Human Services Board was created to carry out the function of the local health department and the county department of social services.

Number of Positions

18

Meeting Information

2nd Monday of the month beginning January 12, 2015. No meetings are scheduled for the months of July and December.

View calendar

Contact Information

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners:
Lynn West, CMC
500 N. Main St., Room 914
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-3853
Email: west@unioncountync.gov

About the Human Services Board

To serve as the policy-making, rule-making and administratiave board of the consolidated human services agency.

Human Services Board Authority

  • Set fees for departmental services based upon recommendations of the human services director.
  • Assure compliance with laws related to state and federal programs.
  • Recommend creation of local human services programs.
  • Adopt local health regulations and participate in enforcement appeals of local regulations.
  • Perform regulatory health functions required by state law.
  • Act as coordinator or agent of the state to the extent required by state or federal law.
  • Plan and recommend a consolidated human services budget.
  • Conduct audits and reviews of human services programs, including quality assurance activities, as required by state and federal law or as may otherwise be necessary.
  • Advise local officials through the county manager.
  • Protect the public health to the extent required by law.
  • Develop dispute resolution procedures for human services contractors and clients and public advocates.
  • Exercise the powers and duties conferred by law upon a board of health and a social services board.
  • The human services director of a consolidated county human services agency shall be appointed and dismissed by the county manager with the advice and consent of the human services board. No more than 25 members which shall reasonably reflect the population makeup of the county and include persons as set out in NCGS ยง153A-77 (c). All members of the human services board shall be residents of the county and appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The members of the board shall serve four-year terms and a chairperson shall be elected annually. No member may serve more than two consecutive four-year terms. The county commissioner member shall serve only as long as the member is a county commissioner.