Chatham County Board of Health seeks dedicated members

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County is recruiting current Chatham residents to serve on the Chatham County Board of Health — the 11-member policymaking, rulemaking, and deliberative body for the Chatham County Public Health Department — and fill four upcoming vacancies for the following positions:

  • Physician
  • Optometrist
  • Nurse
  • Public Member

Note: A current license to practice in North Carolina is required to apply for the professional seats.

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Interested applicants must be submit their application by Friday, May 9, 2024, at 5 p.m. through the following link.

Board of Health meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month in Pittsboro, beginning at 6 p.m., with dinner and reimbursement for mileage provided. Meetings are not held in July and December.

The Board of Health will review applications and make a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners, who will appoint the selected candidates to serve a three-year term. The appointed members will be eligible to serve up to two additional three-year terms once the first term expires.

Those with questions about serving on the Board of Health may contact Danielle White at Call: 919-545-8391 or .

The Chatham County Board of Health strives for diverse representation among its members, reflective of the county’s population. Residents of all demographic backgrounds, identities, and perspectives are encouraged to apply.

More information about the Board of Health can be found at their web site.