Burke County Department of Social Services

Address:700 East Parker Road, Morganton, NC 28680
State Courier #: 15-01-06
Phone: 828-764-9600
Fax Number: 828-764-9793

Key Staff 
Director: Korey Fisher-Wellman, 858-764-9610

Administrative Assistant: Sharon Honeycutt, 828-764-9640

Agency Attorney: Elise Putnam, 828-764-9709

Business Officer: Thadd Hodge, 828-764-9662

Adult and Child Welfare Service Administrator: Chazlyn Thomas, 828-764-9625

Adult Protective Services Supervisor: Brett Porter, 828-764-9694

Child Protective Services Program Manager: Misti Roland, 828-764-9735

Child Protective Services Supervisors:
Sarah Kotzan, 828-764-99693
Josh Thibodeaux, 818-764-9721
Susan Eidson, 828-764-9611
Ashley Forehand, 828-764-9686

Foster Care/Adoption Supervisors:
Kristina Jarvis, 828-764-9637
Kimberly Buchanan, 828-764-9614
Jimmie Griffith, 828-764-9699
Chelsey Bingham, 828-764-9239

Foster Care/Adoption, CAP & APS Program Manager: Will Winters, 828-764-9764

CAP/DA, CAP/C Supervisor: Cynthia Potter, 828-764-9660 

Medicaid Program Manager: Tammy Wright, 828-764-9671

Medicaid Expansion Supervisor: Elizabeth Brittain, 828-764-9729

Economic Services Administrator: Amanda Grady, 828-764-9644

Food Nutrition Services Supervisors: Kaye Conley, 828-764-9695 and Dawn Lail, 828-764-9717

Family & Children Medicaid Supervisors: Meredith White, 828-764-9745; Loretta Hatley, 828-764-9707; Lauren Duckworth, 828-764-9649

Special Assistance, Long Term Care: Elizabeth Childres, 828-764-9692 

Work First Cash, Work First Employment and Child Daycare Supervisor, Medicaid Transportation: Tina Mosley, 828-764-9656 

Private Living Assistance: Johnny Hicks, 828-764-9759

County DSS Board
Nancy Wood - Chair
Joseph Martinez - Vice-Chair
Jeffrey Brittain
Maureen Schwind

Board of Commissioners

NC General Assembly Delegation