Board of Social Services

Description: Two members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners - one citizen and one member of the Board of Commissioners. The board is charged with selecting the Director of Social Services and advising the County and municipalities in ways to improve the social conditions of the community. It consults with the Director of Social Services to solve problems and to plan the budget.

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Meeting Time and Date 4:00 pm third Monday of each month Contact Person Lindsey Shewmaker
Meeting Place Hillsborough Commons Board Room Contact Phone 919-245-2817
Number of Positions 5 Contact E-Mail lshewmaker@orangecountync.gov
Terms Length 3 years 

Member Name and Term Information

Jamezetta Bedford Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: County Commissioner or Citizen (BOCC Appointment) 
First Appointed: 2/5/2013  Current Appointment: 12/31/2018 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2019  Number of Terms:  

Tamara Dempsey-Tanner, Chair Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Board of Social Services Appointment 
First Appointed: 4/30/2014  Current Appointment: 7/1/2018 
Township: Bingham Expiration: 6/30/2021  Number of Terms:

Susie Enoch Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Governor/Soc. Serv. Commission 
First Appointed: 11/16/2016  Current Appointment: 6/13/2019 
Township: Cheeks Expiration: 6/30/2022  Number of Terms:

Patricia Garavaglia Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Governor/Soc.Serv.Commission 
First Appointed: 11/16/2016  Current Appointment: 7/1/2017 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2020  Number of Terms:

Ann Wilkerson Resid. Require: At-Large  Special Repr: Citizen (BOCC Appointee) 
First Appointed: 10/21/2014  Current Appointment: 7/1/2017 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2020  Number of Terms: