Board of Health

The Gordon County Board of Health is responsible for evaluating the health needs and resources of Gordon County, developing programs, activities and facilities responsive to those needs, and securing compliance or enforcing all applicable rules, regulations, and laws.

  • Norris Sexton
    201 N. Wall St. Calhoun, GA 30701
    Phone: 706-629-3795
    Term: While Gordon County Commissioner
    Appointing Authority: Gordon County Board of Commissioners
  • Dr. Bill McCown
    P.O. Box 12001 Calhoun, GA 30703
    Phone: 706-629-7366
    Term: While County School Superintendent
    Appointing Authority: Gordon County Board of Education
  • Jimmy Palmer
    P.O. Box 248 Calhoun GA 30703-0248
    Phone: 706-629-2288 / 706-629-2508
    Term: While City Mayor
    Appointing Authority: City of Calhoun
  • Dr. Devin Handley, MD (Dentist or Nurse)
    109 Hospital Drive Calhoun, GA 30701
    Phone: 706-625-0333
    6 Year Term Expiring on 12/31/17
    Appointing Authority: Gordon County Board of Commissioners
  • Betsy Hendley (Consumer Advocate)
    501 Redbud Road Calhoun, GA 30701
    Phone: 706-625-3300
    6 Year Term Expiring on 12/31/16
    Appointing Authority: Gordon County Board of Commissioners
  • Kent Lawson
    1684 Self Lake Road Fairmount, GA 30139
    Phone: 678-986-3098
    6 Year Term Expiring on 12/31/21
    Appointing Authority: Gordon County Board of Commissioners
  • Lisha Nichelson
    145 Westminster Way Calhoun, GA 30701
    Phone: 706-331-7034
    6 Year Term Expiring on 12/31/16
    Appointing Authority: City of Calhoun

Meetings are held four times a year at the Gordon County Health Dept., 310 N. River Street in Calhoun, at 12:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each quarter – Jan. 10, April 11, July 11, and October 10, 2013. Contact Lisa Crowder at 706-624-1444 ext.1