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Mailing Address:

Valerie Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:

Valerie Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.


Andy Fair

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Key Initiatives​

 Executive Team


County Manag​er​​

Dena R. Diorio
Portrait Dena Diorio
  • ​​​Countywide Reappraisal
  • HHS Integrated Services
  • Exceptional Public Health

Assistant County Manager​​​​​

Mark L. Foster
Portrait Mark Foster
  • FY19 Countywide Reappraisal
  • Enhance Enterprise Operations and Resilience
  • Crisis Management
Full Performance Plan​​​​​​​​​​​

Assistant County Manager​

Leslie Johnson
Portrait Leslie Johnson
  • Small Business Policy
  • Park and Recreation Homeless Support
  • Park & Recreation Amenities

Assistant County Manager / Chief of Staff

Derrick Ramos
Portrait Derrick Ramos
  • Bringing Mecklenburg County to You
  • ETJ Policing
  • Safety and Justice Oversight

Assistant County Manager​

Anthony Trotman
Portrait Anthony Trotman
  • Health and Human Services Integrated Services
  • Public Health Improvement
  • Workforce Development

 Department Directors

A​sset and Facilities Management

Mark P. Hahn  
Portrait Mark Hahn
  • Reduce County Energy Usage
  • Capital Construction Projects
  • Enhance Facility Security

Board of Elections

Michael Dickerson  
Portrait Michael Dickerson​​
  • Election Law Changes
  • Complete Scheduled Elections
  • Precinct Official Training

Child Support Enforcement

  • HHS ​​​Integrated Services
  • Improve Child Support Establishment and Outcomes
  • United Workforce Development

Community Resource Center

Rodney Adams 
Portrait Rodney Adams​​
  • Community Resource Center(CRC)
  • HHS Consolidated Mailroom
  • Management Action Plans

Community Support Services

Stacy M. Lowry  
Portrait Stacy Lowry
  • ​​​Strengthen Interventions
  • Reduce and Prevent Chronic Homelessness
  • Workforce Development

County Assessor's Office

Kenneth Joyner  
Portrait Kenneth Joyner​​
  • Implement Quality Control
  • Develop Communication Strategies
  • Research Appraisal System Feasibility and Cost

Criminal Justice Services

Sonya Harper  
Portrait Sonya Harper
  • Opioid Crisis Response Coordination
  • Safety and Justice Challenge 
  • Enhance Utilization of Pretrial Services PSA

Department of Social Services

Peggy Eagan  
Portrait Peggy Eagan
  • HHS Integrated Service Delivery
  • Annie E. Casey Engagement
  • Transportation Service Efficiency

Economic Development Office

Peter Zeiler  
Portrait Peter Zeiler​​
  • Small Business Capital Access Program
  • Program Activity Tracking System
  • Small Business  Competition and Awareness Campaign

Financial Services Department

Sarah Lyberg  
Portrait Vacant​​
  • Capital Improvement Program
  • Procurement Implementation
  • Enhance Enterprise Operations and Resillence

Health Department

Gibbie Harris
Portrait Gibbie Harris​​
  • HHS Integrated Initiative
  • Public Health Transformation
  • Action Plans in Response to  Communicable Disease Outbreaks

Human Resources

Paula Herman  
Portrait Paula Woodhouse​​
  • Talent Management
  • Employee Performance Management
  • Health Wellness Initiative

Information Technology Services

Keith G. Gregg  
Portrait Keith Gregg​​
  • Optimize Service Delivery
  • Mature IT Service Organization
  • Secure Business Platform

Internal Audit

Joanne Prakapas  
Portrait Joanne Prakapas​​
  • Execute FY2019 Audit Plan
  • Develop and execute a Strategic IT Audit Plan
  • Continuous Improvement of Internal Audit


Ebenezer S. Gujjarlapudi  
Portrait Ebenezer S. Gujjarlapudi​​
  • 2020 County Census Cordination and Support
  • Enhancement of Land Develoment Services
  • Livable Meck- Voice of the Community

Medical Examiner's Office

Thomas D. Owens, MD  
Portrait Thomas Owens​​
  • Plan for Possible Mass Fatality Event
  • ABMDI Certifications
  • Morgue Cooler Expansion

Park & Recreation

Lee Jones  
Portrait Lee Jones​​
  • Increase Access to Recreation
  • Resource Management 
  • Decrease and Eliminate Deferred Maintenance Backlog

Public Information

Danny Diehl  
Portrait Danny Diehl​​
  • Maximize Communication Efforts
  • FY19 Communication Plan
  • Community Relations Strategic Plan

Register of Deeds

Honorable Fredrick Smith  
  • Historical Website Project
  • Birth Records Preservation
  • Improved Vital Records Availability


Gary L. McFadden 
Portrait of Gary L. McFadden​​
  • Assuming Responsibility for the Police Services
  • Behavior Health Training
  • Civil Distubance Training

Office of the Tax Collector

Neal Dixon  
Portrait Neal Dixon​​
  • Redesign of OTC Site
  • Gross Receipt Tax Discovery Audit Program
  • Gross Receipts Tax System Replacement 


Mailing Address:

Valerie Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:

Valerie Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.


Andy Fair