Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force
Department 
Health and Human Services
Governor Appointments 
8
Total Board Positions 
27
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-216.60
Ethics 
No
Term Length 
2 Years
Purpose 
The task force examines the incidence and causes of heart disease, stroke disease, and stroke deaths and risks, including the identification of subpopulations at high risk for developing heart disease and stroke. The task force has 27 members, each serving a two-year term. The governor appoints 11 members.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Eugene Reynolds II 7/31/20236/30/2025LimitedPracticing Family Physician, Pediatrician, Or Internist
Vacant7/1/20156/30/2023LimitedPresident/CEO of a business who is a member of and rec. by Wellness Council
Margaret B. Murchison 7/6/20216/30/2025LimitedNews director of a Newspaper, Television Or Radio Station
Yolanda A. Dickerson 7/1/20196/30/2025LimitedVolunteer of the NC Affiliate Of The American Heart Association
Lindsey Haynes-Maslow 7/1/20216/30/2023LimitedN. C. Cooperative Extension Service Rep.
Vacant7/1/20156/30/2023LimitedEat Smart, Move More NC
Ruth G. Phillips 9/20/20176/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Stephanie Dorko Austin 9/20/20176/30/2025LimitedAt-large


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