She oversees and manages the annual budget, and accounting functions for the agency. With the right financial advice, life can be brilliant. She has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from Appalachian State University, a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He joined the former Gaston County Health Department in 2011 as Assistant Health Director. She served as the Social Services Special Project Manager before being promoted to her current role as program administrator. He was raised in Gaston County and is a graduate of North Gaston High School. Cheri oversees the health departments' Maternity, Family Planning, Teen Wellness Clinic, Immunization, Communicable Disease, Adult Health, Patient Accounts, Laboratory, and Registration areas.
She then served as the Economic Support Services Administrator before being promoted to her current position. She also manages the development and implementation of the clinical component of the Electronic Health Record. Users of this site agree to be bound by the terms of the Ameriprise Financial Website Rules and Regulations. She joined the former Gaston County Health Department as the Community Health Education Administrator in 2011. Cynthia is passionate about the work she does in helping families remove barriers to become successfully self-sufficient. Velma Taormina has been the Medical Director since 2004. He holds a Certificate of Achievement from the Emergency Management Institute, served as president of the N.
© 2005-2019 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. The personalized financial advice I offer can help you prepare for the expected and unexpected things in life. In January of 2017, Chris was named the Health Director of the Year by the North Carolina Association of Local Health Directors. Tereasa is from West Jefferson, North Carolina. She completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Kentucky in Lexington in 1994, where she was also an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He has experience in government accounting, strategic planning, community collaboration, and board development. She is passionate about working with communities to identify and address county health problems. He previously served as health director, beginning in March 2011. Dana holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory and an Associate in Business Administration from Western Piedmont Community College. Chris served 22 years in the United States Air Force, before retiring in 2004. She is a 2017 Leadership Gaston alumni and also the received the Rookie of the Year award in 2017. Michael has an additional eight years of direct care and management experience working with adult and geriatric populations with severe and persistent mental illness in inpatient and community treatment settings.
Melanie is also an Adjunct Professor of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and serves as a mental health representative on the local Critical Incident Stress Management team. He also served as the Assistant Director of the Gaston County Health Department for five years. Consumers should consult with their tax advisor or attorney regarding their specific situation. In fact, she is now fully engaged in a Community Transformation Grant that is working to enhance fitness and nutrition practices in the Highland Community. Before coming to Gaston County, she was Community Health Manager for the Lincoln County Health Department and was a research coordinator at Oregon Health and Sciences University. As a result, you can feel more confident and secure about your financial future.
Melanie started as a foster care social worker in 1995, was promoted to supervisor in 2007, and to program coordinator in 2011. Environmental Health Services Administrator Curtis Hopper is the Environmental Health Services Administrator. Special Projects Manager, Social Services Joseph Shepherd is the Special Projects Manager for the Social Service Division of the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services. She attended Appalachian State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Communications. From 1996 to 2004, she was in private practice in Gastonia. She previously served as the Parents matter Program Coordinator and then the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Supervisor at the Gaston County Health Department. She transferred to the former Gaston County Department of Social Services as an Eligibility Technician in 1991 and was promoted to Eligibility Supervisor in 1993.
Her knowledge and experience continue to guide policy for the agency in support of our community partnerships and initiatives. Community Health Education Administrator Carrie is the Administrator over the Community Health Education Section of the Public Health Division. Earlier in his career, Steve was the executive director for two North Carolina Smart Start Agencies and for the Early Head Start Program in Alexander County. She holds a Master of Public Health degree from Oregon State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He began his career with the former Gaston County Health Department as a field sanitarian in 1990, became a supervisor in 2000, a coordinator 2001, and was promoted to his current position in 2002.
Since joining the former Gaston County Department of Social Services in 2011, Joseph has worked as a Foster Care Worker, Foster Home Licensing Worker and Foster Home Licensing Supervisor. Public Health Business Services Administrator Cathy Cheek joined the former Gaston County Health Department in 2004 as Accounting Supervisor, and worked as Administrative Officer and Business Services Coordinator before becoming Business Services Administrator in 2011. Having been with the Department over 20 years, Cynthia was promoted to Economic Support Services Coordinator in 2014 and to Economic Support Services Administrator in 2016. Angi is a native of Gaston County and graduated from North Gaston High School. A fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she is also fluent in Spanish. Your financial goals are unique, and I can help you achieve them.