Board of Health Members

The Board of Health meets in the Carl Durham Auditorium of the New Hanover County Health Department, located at 2029 S. 17th Street in Wilmington, on the first Wednesday of each month. Board of Health positions are determined by North Carolina statutes. New Hanover County Board of Health members are appointed by county commissioners.

  • Robert J. Schiffel, DDS, Chair
    Dentist
  • Linda "Candy" Robbins, Vice Chair
    Public Member
  • James "Jim" C. Barker
    Public Member
  • Melody Speck Evans, DVM
    Veterinarian
  • Kim Thrasher Horne, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CPP
    Pharmacist
  • Amy McLane, PE
    Engineer
  • Mark W. Morgan, MD
    Physician
  • Stephanie D. Smith, PhD, RN
    Nurse
  • Dr. LeShonda Wallace, PhD, FNP-BC
    Public Member
  • Edward Weaver, Jr., OD
    Optometrist
  • Rob Zapple
    County Commissioner
Health: 2029 S. 17th Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-6500 • Fax 910-341-4146 • Medical Records Fax 910-772-7805
Environmental Health: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 140 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6667 • Fax 910-798-7815