Board of Health

The Stokes County Health Department receives guidance from the Board of Health,  which is a policy-making board appointed by the Stokes County Commissioners.

The Board of Health is comprised of 11 members of the community including a dentist, engineer, optometrist, pharmacist, registered nurse, veterinarian, physician, a member of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners and three members of the general public.  

2020 Stokes County
Board of Health

Commissioner:  Andy Nickelston
Dentist:  Tori Phipps*
Engineer:  Buster Robertson*
Optometrist:  Keith R. Lawson*
Pharmacist:  Kim Lewis
Physician:  Thomas Delany Santoro, MD
Registered Nurse:  Jane Humphries
Veterinarian:  Pam Tillman*
General Public:  Rachel White
General Public:  Chad Jarvis
General Public:  Justin Duncan
County Manager:  Jake Oakley
Health Director:  Tammy Martin
DSS Director:  Stacey Elmes
Recording Sec.:  Hayley Shelton

*Member filling a vacancy unable to be filled by prescribed profession, G.S. 130A-35.
Please refer to County Commissioner Meeting Minutes for Board Of Health Reports

All meetings are open to the public and public comments are allowed.  Individuals wanting to make comments at any meeting must notify the health department within 3 days of scheduled meeting.

Tammy Martin MSHE MPH, Health Director
Office: 336-593-2435

Meeting Schedule 2020

February 18, 2020
May 19, 2020 (Rescheduled: June 23, 2020)
August 18, 2020
November 17, 2020

All meetings will be held in the Health Department’s conference room unless otherwise stated.
All meetings will start at 6:00pm.