Catawba County Board of Health

The Catawba County Board of Health is charged to protect and promote the public health of Catawba County. The Board is mandated by state law and is composed of professionals representing specified health-related fields alongside at-large members. In North Carolina [NCGS 130a-35b)], Board of Health members must meet certain qualificatons and are appointed by the Catawba County Board of Commissioners from qualified applicants. Members may serve a maximum of three 3-year terms. The Board of Health is comprised of 11 members: 1 Commissioner representative, 3 at-large representatives, and 1 professional representative from each of the following public health fields: engineering, dentist, physician, nursing, optometry, pharmacy and veterinary.

Current Members:

  • Mr. William Pitts (Chair)
  • Mr. Austin Allran (County Commissioner)
  • Dr. Bruce Carlton
  • Dr. Hannah Glenn
  • Dr. Dana Greene
  • Ms. Susan Knowles, RN
  • Ms. Rebecca McLeod
  • Dr. Eugene Modlin
  • Dr. Steven Sanderson
  • Mr. Vidal Sipe
  • Mr. Shad Walters

Meetings are held bimonthly in the Catawba County Public Health Boardroom, unless noted otherwise. All meetings are open to the public.

2023-24 Board of Health Meeting Schedule