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Animal Control Advisory Board


The Advisory Board makes recommendations on animal control codes, policies and programs related to animals.


The Forsyth County Animal Control Advisory Board is an eleven (11)-member board identified in Forsyth County Code Chapter 6, Sec. 6-5 Animal Control Advisory Board. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners pursuant to identified interest categories. Capacity requirements are as follows:

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  1. Two (2) at large members
  2. A representative of the Forsyth County Veterinarian Association
  3. Two (2) members affiliated with animal welfare organizations
  4. A member who is the owner of a fertile hunting dog
  5. A member who is affiliated with a purebred animal registry
  6. A member who does not own a companion animal
  7. A member who owns an animal other than a dog or cat
  8. A representative of the Health Department
  9. A representative of a municipality receiving animal control services
  10. Ex-Officio non-voting member: Animal Control Director.
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Initially, five members shall be appointed to one-year terms and six members appointed to two-year terms. Thereafter, all members shall be appointed to two-year terms. Members may serve no more than 2 consecutive terms.

Currently Serving

NameTitleTerm Expires
Ms. Meredith Boyd 5/30/2018
Ms. Sandra J Clodfelter 5/30/2018
Mr. Bill Cowan 5/30/2018
Mr. Thurman E Dillon 5/30/2017
Ms. Molly M Douglass 5/30/2018
Ms. Janice C Freeman 5/30/2017
Mr. Chad G Griffin 5/30/2018
Ms. Priscilla Ivester 5/30/2017
Mr. Tim Jennings Staff
Ms. Margaret (Koy) M Kincaid 5/30/2017
Ms. Tina M Sanderford 5/30/2017
Ms. Tracey Shifflette 5/30/2018


Advisory board meetings are currently held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Forsyth County Animal Shelter, 5570 Sturmer Park Circle, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

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