Public Health, Commission for

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina State Commission for Public Health
Health and Human Services
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 130A-30
Term Length 
4 Years
The commission adopts rules to protect and promote the public health and is authorized to adopt and implement the public health programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services. The board has 13 members, each serving a five-year term. The Governor appoints nine members.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Gene W. Minton 7/15/20194/30/2023LimitedLicensed Pharmacist
Joseph K. Gordon 5/1/20194/30/2023LimitedLicensed Veterinarian
George S. Sweet Jr.12/27/20124/30/2021LimitedRegistered engineer experienced in sanitary engineering or a soil scientist
Venkata R. Jonnalagadda 4/28/20154/30/2021LimitedAt-large
Patrick M. Roberson 12/28/20164/30/2021LimitedLicensed Dentist
Ritesh D. Patel 7/25/20174/30/2021LimitedAt-large
Jimmie Wayne Riggins 5/30/20174/30/2021LimitedLicensed Optometrist
Sharon K. West 5/1/20194/30/2023LimitedRegistered Nurse
Gregory P. Hatem 5/1/20194/30/2023LimitedAt-large / Restaurateur

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