Board of Health

Jackson County Board of Health is responsible for evaluating the county's health needs, developing programs, activities, and facilities in response to those needs, as well as enforcing health laws and establishing fees for public health services. 

Meetings:


Quarterly at 12:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the second month of each quarter at the Health Department, 623 South Elm Street, Commerce, GA.

Members: 

 
Tom Crow
706-367-6312
Term is concurrent with term of office
Appointing Authority:  Virtue of position (Chairman of Board of Commissioners)
 
Roy Plott
706-367-5121
Term is concurrent with term of office
Appointing Authority:  Virtue of position (Mayor of Largest Municipality) 
 
Dr. April Howard
706-367-5151
Term is concurrent with term of office
Appointing Authority:  Virtue of position (County School Superintendent)
 
Dr. Joanna Suarez (Licensed and Active Physician)
706-335-7909
6 Year Term Expiring 12/31/2020
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners
 
Morris Bradford (Advocate for Consumer Health Services)
6 Year Term Expiring 12/31/2018
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners
 
Henry Slocum (Advocate for Needy, Underprivileged or Elderly)
6 Year Term Expiring 12/31/2021
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners

Joyce Bradshaw (Consumer of Licensed Nurse)
6 Year Term Expiring 12/31/2021
Appointing Authority:  Board of Commissioners