Board of Health


Board of Health meetings are held the second Monday of each month, unless otherwise specified. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the Hoke County Health Center, located at 683 E. Palmer Road in Raeford. All Board of Health meetings are open to the public.

2018 Meeting Dates

January 8February 12March 12April 9
May 14June 11September 10October 8
November 13N/AN/AN/A


Board of Health Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Board Members can serve up to three consecutive three-year terms.

Current Members

 NamePositionMember Date TermTerm Expiration
Ms. Kathryn HostetterPharmacist10/10/2017110/10/2020
Mr. James DavisPublic Member01/08/2018101/08/2021
Ms. Suzanne Hendix, ODOptometrist11/13/2018111/13/2021
Mr. Keith WaltersVeterinarian-ILO11/12/2013211/12/2019
Ms. Ellen McNeillPublic Member01/08/2018201/08/2021
Ms. Elizabeth HodginPhysician-ILO1/13/201421/13/2020
Dr. Mark ThompsonDentist6/12/201716/12/2020
Mr. Chris PuseyProfessional Engineer-ILO05/13/2019105/13/2022
Mrs. Jean SquierPublic Member9/8/201519/8/2018
Ms. Gail LoweryRegistered Nurse1/9/201711/9/2020
Mr. Robert WrightCounty Commissioner1/2/2001N/AN/A

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Board of Health is the policy-making, rule-making, and adjudicatory body for the Hoke County Health Department. The board has the responsibility to protect and promote public health in Hoke County. The board has the authority to adopt rules necessary to protect and promote the public health of Hoke County