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File #: 2023-1168    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Appointment
File created: 9/13/2023 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/10/2023 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Appointment of Dr. Jada Bussey-Jones, MD to the DeKalb County Board of Health

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Chief Executive Office                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All

Appointment of Dr. Jada Bussey-Jones, MD to the DeKalb County Board of Health

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Information Contact: Michael L. Thurmond, Chief Executive Officer

Phone Number: 404-371-2881

 

PURPOSE:

Pursuant to 13A of the Organizational Act where “The Chief Executive shall nominate a person,” CEO Thurmond is nominating Dr. Jada Bussey-Jones, MD for appointment to the DeKalb County Board of Health (Seat 3). This is a (6) year term that will begin upon approval and expire on December 31, 2029. 

 

NEED/IMPACT:

Dr. Jada Bussey-Jones will serve the DeKalb County Board of Health admirably and as stipulated in O.C.G.A. Sec. 31-3-2, would fulfill the requirement of the governing authority of the county “to appoint a physician who practices medicine in the County.  

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

No Fiscal Impact

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To confirm the appointment of Dr. Jada Bussey-Jones, MD to the DeKalb County Board of Health (Seat 3).