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Our Staff

Dawn Vader, MBA, Adminstrator

Dawn manages the day-to-day operations of the Health Department.



Debbie Smith, PBT, CM

Debbie serves as a phlebotomist. She teaches Silver Sneakers, is a class facilitator, and assists with day-to-day clinic operations. She is also an IdentoGo enrollment agent.


Sharon Korsi, Administrative Assistant

Sharon is the administrative assistant and front office receptionist. She also serves as registrar, WIC clerk, and billing clerk.



Megan Pitts RN, BSN

Megan’s main duty is serving as WIC and Breastfeeding Coordinator for Hickory County. She is also Facilitator for the Teen Outreach Program, works on community grants, teaches exercise classes, and helps with day-to-day clinic duties.



Betty Rosbrugh, Nutritionist

Betty serves as the WIC Nutritionist for Hickory County.



Gavin Alexander

Gavin is our Environmental Public Health Specialist, he is responsible for the food establishment inspections, septic permit inspections, and environmental complaint investigations.



Pam Husby

Pam is our Public Health Clerk. She is our appointment scheduler, and also assists in other administrative duties.


Our Board of Directors:

Kathy Rains, President - 417-300-1385

Linda Wilson, Secretary/Treasurer

Dennis Hutton, Board Member -  417-326-9245

Eric Turner, Board Member

Sarah Box, Board Member