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BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

ABC Board

Purpose: 

Oversee operations of ABC System and carry out the ABC laws.  Adopt rules for ABC System subject to the approval of the ABC Commission.  Hire/fire ABC employees.  Advise Administrator. ( 3 year terms)

 

Meetings: 

3rd Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. – ABC Office

 

Members:

Tony Mitchell, Chairman

Graham Dailey 

Jon A. Crispin

Agricultural Advisory Committee

Purpose: 

To promote agricultural values and general welfare of the county.  Specifically, increase identity and pride in the agricultural community and its way of life; encourage the economic and financial health of agriculture; and increase protection from non-farm development and other negative impacts on properly managed farms. 

Committee Duties include:

  • Review and approve applications for qualified farmland and voluntary agricultural districts and make recommendations concerning the establishment and modification of agricultural district;

  • Conduct public hearings;

  • Advise the Board of Commissioners on projects, programs or issues affecting the agricultural economy or activities within the county that will affect agricultural districts;

  • Review and make recommendations concerning proposed amendments to this ordinance;

  • Study additional methods of farmland preservation and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners; and

  • Perform other agricultural related tasks or duties assigned by the Board of Commissioners.

 

Meetings: 

Meets 3rd Thursday of the third month of each quarter at 7:00 p.m. at the Planning Department office.

 

Members:

C. Hester Vernon - Chairman

David Byrd - Vice Chairman

Susanne B. Hawkins

Tony Kirby

Elizabeth Mason

Emily Buchanan

Lucas Bernard

Kim Watlington

Matthew Hoagland (ex-officio)

Steve Oestreicher (ex-officio)

 

Board of Adjustment

Purpose: 

Quasi-judicial decisions:  Hears zoning appeals, variances, special and conditional use permits.

 

Meetings: 

 

Members:

Tim Yarbrough, Chairman

Nikki S. Turner, Vice Chair

Stephen Barmann

John Claggett

Ray Shaffner

Board of Education

Purpose: 

 

Meetings: 

Meets 2nd and 4th Mon each month at 6:30 p.m. – Whitley Admin. Bldg.

 

Members:

Wayne Owen, Chairman

Gladys Garland, Vice-Chairperson

Mel O. Battle

Vennie Beggarly

Trudy Blackwell

Donna Hudson

Tracy Stanley

 

Dr. Sandra Carter, Schools Superintendent

 

Board of Elections

Purpose: 

Maintain current and accurate voter files, voter registration, educate the voting public, providing the best possible services and conduct efficient, fair, honest and impartial elections.

 

Meetings: 

Normally the Third Tuesday of Each Month 5:30 pm at the Board of Elections office(Unless otherwise posted)

 

Members:

Rese Farrish, Chair

Yvonne Saul, Secretary

Larry Cowan

Stephen Harrelson

Gladys Graves

Board of Health

Purpose: 

Serves as the policy-making, rule-making, and adjudicatory body for the County Health Department.  Has the responsibility to protect and promote the public health and adopts rules necessary for that purpose.  11 members appointed by the Board of Commissioners according to categories (General Public, Physician, Dentist, Optometrist, Veterinarian, Registered Nurse, Pharmacist, County Commissioner, Professional Engineer).  Appoints a local Health Director.  (3 year terms).

 

Meetings: 

Meets 4th Tuesday of each month except August & December at 6:30 p.m. – Health Dept.

 

Members:

Shannon Moretz, Chair

Lisa Ashby, Vice Chair 

Vacant, Veterinarian 

Kimberly Pickens, Pharmacist

Carl Carroll

James Walter Michael

Dr. Scott Spillmann

Carol Komondy

Amanda Everett

Jessica "Michelle" King-Stamps

Commissioner Nate Hall

 

Caswell County Adult Advisory Council

Purpose: 

 

Meetings: 

Meets 3rd Tuesday of each quarter - 9:15 a.m. - Senior Center

 

Members:

Sylvia Banks, Chair

Annie R. Lea, Vice Chair

Kaye Cobb

Carolyn Aldridge

Marilyn Corbett

Jean Vernon

Brenda Long

Barbara Ann Jefferies

Brenda Long

Sharon Hicks

E-911 Board

Purpose: 

To set policies, procedures, and funding guidelines.  Appropriate 911 monies in accordance with NCGS 62A-12.

 

Meetings: 

Meets as needed. (No term limits).  All positions are Mandated.

 

Members:

Vernon Massengill, Fire Marshall, Chairman

Barry Lynch, EMS Director

Sheriff Tony Durden

Brian Massey, Town of Yanceyville

Cynthia Royster, Town of Milton

Commissioner William E. Carter

Clayton W. Myers, At-Large (Appointed by Commissioners)

Bryan Miller, County Manager (ex-officio)

Gwen Vaughn, Finance Director (ex-officio)

Kenneth Everett, E-911 Director (ex-officio)

Yanceyville Postmaster (ex-officio)

Farmer Lake Board

Purpose: 

To work with the Recreation Director and Farmer Lake Warden to plan and promote recreational activities and opportunities on Farmer Lake for the citizens of Caswell County.  (4 year term).

 

Meetings: 

Meets quarterly or as needed at 6:00 p.m. – Historic Courthouse

 

Members:

Russell Watlington, Chairman

Bruce Clayton

Jerry W. Sykes 

Steve Eaton

Brandi C. Mathis 

Vennie Beggarly

Donna G. Maskill

Kenneth Travis

Commissioner Rick McVey

Bryan Miller (ex-officio)

Charlie King (ex-officio)

Heritage And Cultural Preservation Committee

Purpose: 

From time to time, requests may be received from individuals and organizations for permission to place commemorative objects such as monuments, memorials, or artwork on County facilities or property or public easements on private property.  The purpose of this policy is to provide the Caswell County Board of Commissioners, County staff and the general public with a process and guidelines for consideration of such requests.

 

Meetings: 

Meets the 4th Thursday in March and September or as needed.

 

Members:

Sue U. Seamon-Rusciano, Caswell County Arts Council 

Sandra Aldridge, Caswell County Historical Association

Selena Thornton, Caswell County Chamber of Commerce

Vacant, Caswell County Horticulture Club

Vacant 

Robert Neal

Donna G. Maskill

Kenneth Underwood

Bruce Clayton

Bryan Miller (ex-officio)

Hunting & Wildlife Advisory Committee

Purpose: 

The purpose of the Caswell County Hunting & Wildlife Committee shall be to consider issues referred to it by the Caswell County Board of Commissioners or County Manager and make suggestions for possible local regulation and programs as well as statewide or local legislative changes to be requested from the North Carolina General Assembly.  In making its recommendations, the committee shall seek to promote safe and sensible hunting practices, enhance the enjoyment and economic opportunity of outdoor hunting sports and focus public attention and energies on wildlife preservation efforts in Caswell County.  This committee shall take into consideration and attempt to harmonize in a practical way the range of competing views and interests among Caswell County citizens and balance various hunting perspectives with landowner interests, wildlife conservation needs, public safety concerns, existing regulatory requirements and the public interest.

 

Meetings: 

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each quarter at 6:00 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse.

 

Members:

Danny Brandon, Vice Chairman

Leon C. Wiley, Jr., Secretary

Sammy Cobb

Steven Thompson

Frank Rose, Jr.

Justin Mathis, Wildlife Officer (ex-officio)

Commissioner John Dickerson

Bryan Miller, County Manager

Commissioner David Owen (alternate)

Jury Commission

Purpose: 

To review the statutorily required lists (DMV, Voter Registration) to compose a two year list of jurors for service.  3 members: 1 appointed by Board of Commissioners, 1 member appointed by the Resident Superior Court Judge and 1 member appointed by the Clerk of Superior Court.  Appointees must be qualified voters of Caswell County.  (2 year terms)

 

Meetings: 

Meets as needed every two years.

 

Members:

Ethel Fuller 

Lynn Massey 

Dianne Moorefield

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

Purpose: 

To provide alternatives to youth offenders in lieu of being assigned to detention facilities. 

 

Meetings: 

Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. – E-911 Center.

 

Members:

Gwen Vaughn

Lori Daniel, Caswell County Schools

Racquel Hughes, DSS, Chair

Sandra Hudspeth, Caswell County Partnership for Children 

Sandra Woolard

Stephanie Jones, Cardinal Innovations

Lt. Michael Adkins, Sheriff designee

Hugh Willaford, District Attorney designee

David Carter, Court Counselor, Health designee

Commissioner David Owen (Ex-officio)

Dr. Aline Kent

Rose Farmer

Cynthia Claiborne

Larry Simpson, Jr.

Shana L. Mebane

Dustin Gantos

Shannon Moretz

Brenda Day

Aisha Gwynn

Lisa Anderson, DSS Representative

Library Advisory Board

Purpose: 

The Library Advisory Board is appointed by the Caswell Board of County Commissioners to serve as a liaison between the library and its citizens. The board advises the library director and staff in matters related to the library and its services. In addition, the Advisory Board works to represent the library for all the citizens of the community and provide services that promote learning, creativity, personal and professional development as well as serving recreational needs. The Library Advisory Board further purposes to support the library staff in developing specific programs tailored for young children, youth and adults. The Advisory Board is made up of seven county residents who will serve a three year term and meet on a quarterly basis.

 

Meetings: 

The Library Board meets quarterly on the 3rd Thursday at 4:00 p.m. in the Library meeting room.

 

Members:

Betsy Watlington – Chair

Sherry Stanfield-Oakley

Cynthia Claiborne

James Stanley "Stan" Brown

Mark Hughes

Susanne Hawkins

Lucindy Willis

Bill Carter - Liaison to County Commissioners

 

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Purpose: 

This Committee is a requirement of Sara Title III legislation.  To address the hazardous materials and community right-to-know.

 

Meetings: 

Meets when needed.

 

Members:

Barry Lynch, Emergency Services

Sheriff Tony Durden

Vernon Massengill, Fire Marshall

Jennifer Eastwood, Health Director

School Superintendent

Paula Seamster, PIO

Representative, Caswell Messenger 

Shirley Deal, Community Representative

Kenneth Everett, E-911 Director

Commissioner William Carter (ex-officio) 

Bryan Miller, County Manager

Person-Caswell Lake Authority

Purpose: 

To control development and maintain the recreational potential of Hyco Lake.

 

Meetings: 

Meets 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. –Hyco Lake Marina

 

Members:

Josh Atwater, Chairman

Barry Joyce

 

Planning Board

Purpose: 

The responsibility of the Planning Board is to administer and interpret ordinances.

 

It shall be the duty of the Planning Board, in general:

  • To prepare and from time to time amend and review a comprehensive and coordinated plan for the physical development of the area.

  • To establish principles and policies for guiding action in the development of the area.

  • To prepare and recommend to the Board of Commissioners ordinances promoting orderly development of the county’s land use.

  • To determine whether specific proposed development conforms to the principles and requirements of the Land Use Plan for the growth and improvement of the area.

  • To keep the Board of Commissioners and the general public informed and advised as to these matters.

  • To perform any other duties which may lawfully be assigned to it.

 

This Board hears and decides:

  • Petitions to Amend County/Zoning Ordinances

  • Petitions to Amend Zoning District maps

  • Special and Conditional Use Applications

  • Plats and/or Subdivision

  • Citizens' Concerns and Inputs

 

Meetings: 

Meets 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Gunn Memorial Public Library.

 

Members:

W. Russell Johnston - Chairman

C. Michael Poteat - Vice-Chairman

Antonio W. Foster

Ron W. Richmond

Scott Oakley

Jason Daniel

Don Swann

Commissioner Steve Oestreicher (ex-officio)

County Manager (ex-officio)

Environmental Health Specialist (ex-officio)

Chief Building Inspector (ex-officio)

County Planner (ex-officio)

Vacancy

Recreation Commission

Purpose: 

To work with the Recreation Director to plan and promote recreational activities and opportunities for the citizens of Caswell County.

 

Meetings: 

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each quarter (February, May, August, November) at 6:30 p.m. – Rec. Department Gym

 

Members:

Eddie DeLuca, Chair 

Natashia Wiley, Secretary

Stephen Harrelson, Jr.

Amanda Hodges

Commissioner Rick McVey (ex-officio)

Rickey Blackstock, Parks & Recreation (ex-officio)

Bryan Miller, County Manager (ex-officio)

Brian Collie, Town Manager (ex-officio)

Odessa Gwynn,ex-officio & liaison/representing Yanceyville Town Council

Regional Economic Development Commission

Purpose: 

Serves as the Caswell County Regional Economic Development Commission.

 

Meetings: 

Meets 2nd Monday of each mo. 1:00 PM - Historic Courthouse, Milton, Yanceyville (Rotating Schedule)

 

Members:

Caswell County Representatives

Shirley Deal

Rick McVey

Amanda Hodges

Bryan Miller, County Manager

 

Town of Yanceyville Representatives

Alvin Foster, Chairman

Ruby Graves

Anthony Smith

Brian Collie, Town Manager

 

Town of Milton Representatives

Gwen McGuire, Treasurer

Cynthia Royster

Shirley Wilson

 

Cori Lindsay, Economic Developer

Dr. Pamela Senegal, PCC President

 

Senior Center Advisory Committee

Purpose: 

The Advisory Committee provides input regarding the overall operation of the Senior Center. In support of the mission, the committee raises funds to be used at their discretion to provide needed equipment or services not currently funded.

 

Meetings: 

3rd Monday of each month, at 9:00 am at the Senior Center

 

Members:

Edith Gentry, Chairperson

Sandy Warren, Vice Chairman

Rachel Smith, Secretary          

Lottie Williamson

Cynthia Claiborne

Jean Vernon

Vacant

Betty Blackwell

Connie Steadman

Paulette Carter-Tate

Brenda Long

Lou Ann Reaves

Social Services Board

Purpose: 

To appoint County Director of Social Services.  To advise County authorities in developing policies and plans to improve the social conditions of the community.  To consult with the DSS Director about problems relating to the office and to assist in planning budgets for the County Department of Social Services.  To transmit or present the budgets of the Department of Social Services for public assistance, social services, and administration to the Board of Commissioners.  To have such other duties and responsibilities as the General Assembly, Department of Human Resources, Social Services Commission, and Board of County Commissioners may assign to it.

 

Meetings: 

Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. – DSS Conference Room

 

Members:

Jeremiah Jefferies, Chairman

David Shatterly

Patricia Thompson 

Ethel Gwynn

David Owen

Soil & Water District Board

Purpose: 

 

Meetings: 

2nd  Monday of each Month 7pm Apr - Nov   5:00 pm Dec - Mar

 

Members:

William (Billy) Boaz - Chairman

Lynn Massey - Vice-Chairman

Joan Slade - Secretary-Treasurer

Amanda Hancock

Dennis Simmons

Tourism Development Authority

Purpose: 

Meetings: 

Meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at Gunn Memorial Public Library

 

Members:

Joyce Garrett, Chair (Piedmont Triad Visitor's Center)

Imtiaz Ammed, Vice Chair (Executive Inn Yanceyville)

Karen Oestreicher (Caswell County Historical Association)

Mindy Stinner, Secretary (Conservators Center)

Rebecca Page, AirBNB

Transportation Advisory Board

Purpose: 

To evaluate present and potential transportation ridership and other aspects of transportation for the elderly, handicapped, and other eligible and/or needy people.

 

Meetings: 

Meets 4th Friday of each quarter at 9:00 a.m. – CATS Building

 

Members:

Jeannine Everidge, Chairman

Sandra Hudspeth, Caswell Partnership for Children 

Tonya Breedlove-Moye, DSS 

Michelle Waddell, DSS 

Dianne Moorefield, DSS Director 

Commissioner Steve Oestreicher

Cindy Troxler, Senior Services

Edna Brown, Piedmont Community College

Brenda Day

Melissa Williamson, CATS Director

Bryan Miller, County Manager (ex-officio)