Board of Health

 North Carolina General Statues

§ 130A-35: Per North Carolina General Statues, Rowan County Public Health by a Board of Health. The members of a county board of health shall be appointed by the county board of commissioners. The board shall be composed 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. 

View additional details about the appointment and terms for the Board of Health (PDF) and the duties of the local board of health (PDF).

The Rowan County Board of Health provides and encourages the provision of quality public health programs that protect and promote health, prevent and control disease, reduce and rehabilitate disability, and establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle and a safe environment.

Meeting Time & Place

  • 5:30 PM on the second Tuesday of each month
  • In-person meetings have resumed and are located in the Department of Social Services Community Room. 
  • Board Meetings are live via Zoom.
    • Join the webinar.
    • Phone information should you have technical issues (internet down) and need to dial into the meeting:

    • Meeting ID: 7042167961

    • No participant ID is needed

Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022
  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022
  • July - No Meeting
  • Tuesday, August 9, 2022
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2022
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022
  • December - No Meeting

Agendas & Minutes

Board Member NamePositionPhone Number
Carla A. RoseGeneral Public704-239-6261
James Michael FullerPharmacist704-633-0425
Linus Giles GoodmanEngineer704-576-5083
Judy KlusmanCounty Commissioner 704-798-4948
Dari CaldwellBoard Chair, Registered Nurse704-791-0824
Dr. John WebbDentist704-239-1175
Dr. Melanie DombrowskiOptometrist704-310-5002
Dr. Amy WilsonVice Board Chair, Physician704-213-1265
Dr. Corrie Hampton ConnollyVeterinarian704-859-8180
VacantGeneral PublicN/A
Mary PondsGeneral Public704-639-6273

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