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Notice regarding the September 8, 2020 Sandhills Center Board of Directors and subcommittee meetings

Taking into consideration the NC Governor's Executive Orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sandhills Center Board of Directors and Board subcommittee meetings scheduled for September 8, 2020, will be held electronically.

Board packets will be distributed via email to all Board members, and a conference call line will be opened for participation and discussion. The conference call line is posted, below, to allow for public participation. Board meeting materials will be emailed to members of the public who usually attend. Others may request materials by sending an email to the Clerk to the Board in advance of the meeting.

Please review the instructions for joining the Board meeting, which will be held at 6 p.m. on September 8, 2020:


Sandhills Center is governed by a Board of Directors that includes representatives from each of the nine counties we serve.

The goal of the Board is to provide oversight of programs and help make sure quality and access to services remains high throughout our catchment area.

The Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. The meetings are held at the Sandhills Center administrative office, 1120 Seven Lakes Drive, West End, NC.

During monthly meetings, the Board of Directors accepts advice from the public, Sandhills Center staff and subcommittees. 

 For more information, contact Sherry Bynum, Clerk to the Sandhills Center Board of Directors.

Meeting Minutes

Board Members

Thad Ussery

Priscilla Little

Anson County
Commissioner Ross Streater
Priscilla Little

Harnett County
Commissioner Howard Penny
Tonya Gray

Lee County
Commissioner Kirk Smith
Walter Ferguson

Moore County
Matthew Rothbeind

Richmond County
Thad Ussery

Provider Council Representative
Jerry Earnhardt

Hospital Representative


Vice Chair
Commissioner Harry Southerland


Guilford County
Gart Evans
Dr. Alvin Keyes
Dr. Walter Salinger

Hoke County
Commissioner Harry Southerland

Montgomery County
Commissioner Dottie Robinson
Carol Whitaker

Randolph County
Commissioner David Allen
Mazie Fleetwood
Leann Henkel