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Forsyth Memorial Hospital Triad Region Board of Trustees


Forsyth Memorial Hospital Triad Region Board of Trustees provides community representation, along with management and financial oversight, to the not-for-profit Forsyth Medical Center, the Forsyth Medical Group’s 30 physicians’ practices, two nursing homes, community health outreach programs and other services in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina.


The Board of Trustees consists of 19 voting members and several ex-officio members. Board members are appointed for three-year terms and may serve up to four (4) consecutive terms.
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Board members are chosen by joint action of the hospital’s governing body and the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has the right to approve 2/3rds of the total number of board members.
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Each year, the county advertises for potential candidates and forwards those applications to the hospital for review. The hospital’s Nominating Committee and Novant Health’s Joint Membership Committee review those applications, as well as the applications of others who have expressed an interest in serving. The Joint Membership Committee then submits 2/3rds of the trustee recommendations to the county for approval. Once the county has approved the recommendations, Novant’s board makes the actual appointments in November, effective Jan. 1 of the following year.


Board meetings are held bi-monthly at Forsyth Medical Center.

Open Appointments

The following appointments are open for applicants:

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District Map

District Map

District A
Everette Witherspoon - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
Walter Marshall - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
District B
Richard V. Linville - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Don Martin - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
David R. Plyler - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Gloria D. Whisenhunt - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
At Large
Ted Kaplan - Term Expires: Dec. 2018

Forsyth County Code

The County Code is the official record of ordinances adopted by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. By clicking on the link below, you will be able to access an online copy of the County Code.

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View the Forsyth County Code

TV Broadcast Schedule

View our TV Broadcast on the Government Channel The Commissioner's meetings, held on Mondays, are broadcast live at 6:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the following Tuesday at 9:00 AM and the following Wednesday at 9:00 pm.

The Commissioner's briefings, held on Thursdays, are broadcast live at 2:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the same day at 6:00 pm.