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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.


Andrew Fair

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

 Executive Team


County Manag​er​​

Dena R. Diorio
Portrait Dena Diorio
  • ​​​Create Affordable Housing
  • Enhance Parks & Greenways
  • Meck Pre-K Initiative
  • Equity & Inclusion Initiative

Deputy County Manager​​​​​

Michael Bryant
Portrait Michael Bryant
  • Countywide Reappraisal
  • Enhance Enterprise Operations and Resilience
  • Crisis Management
Michael Bryant's Work Plan​​​​​​​​​​​

Deputy County Manager​

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

Deputy County Manager / Chief of Staff

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

Deputy County Manager & Consolidated Human Services Agency Director

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 Energy Usage
  • Capital Construction Projects
  • Enhance Security of County/Library Facilities

Attorney's Office

Tyrone C. Wade
Portrait Tyrone Wade​​
  • Establish Legal Department
  • Manage/Coordinate Lawsuits
  • Streamline Public Records and E-discovery Process

Board of Elections

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

Community Resources

Yulonda Griffin 
  • HHS Integrated Contact Center Study Center
  • Fatherhood Initiative
  • United Workforce Strategy

Community Support Services

Stacy M. Lowry 
Portrait Stacy Lowry
  • ​​​Strengthen Interventions
  • Family Justice Center
  • Health and Human Services Integration Initiative

County Assessor's Office

Kenneth Joyner 
Portrait Kenneth Joyner​​
  • 2019 Countywide Reappraisal
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Research Appraisal System Feasibility and Cost

Criminal Justice Services

Sonya Harper 
Portrait Sonya Harper
  • Opioid Crisis Response 
  • Safety and Justice Challenge 
  • United Workforce Development Strategy

Department of Social Services

John Eller
  • State MOU Compliance
  • Aging and Disability Services Collaborative
  • Equity and Inclusion Initiative

Economic Development Office

Peter Zeiler 
Portrait Peter Zeiler​​
  • Small Business Capital Access Program
  • MWSBE Program Evaluation
  • Busniness Attraction Program

Financial Services Department

Patricia Gibson
Portrait Vacant​​
  • Improve Procurement 
  • Improve Communications
  • Employee Satisfaction and Engagement

Health Department

Gibbie Harris
Portrait Gibbie Harris​​
  • HHS Integrated Initiative
  • Public Health Transformation
  • Communicable Disease Outbreak Action Plans

Human Resources

Paula Herman 
Portrait Paula Woodhouse​​
  • Enhance and Automate Talent Acquisition Processes
  • Improve Key Benefits 
  • Improve Employee Retention 

Information Technology Services

Keith G. Gregg 
Portrait Keith Gregg​​
  • Build a Resident Responsive Platform
  • Mature the ITS Organization
  • RNC Readiness

Internal Audit

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


Ebenezer S. Gujjarlapudi 
Portrait Ebenezer S. Gujjarlapudi​​
  • 2020 RNC Convention 
  • AQ Fees and Priorities
  • MC County Census

Medical Examiner's Office

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

Park & Recreation

Lee Jones 
Portrait Lee Jones​​
  • Increase Access to Public Recreation
  • Accelerate Greenways Plans
  • DRNC 2020 Park Prep

Public Information

Danny Diehl 
Portrait Danny Diehl​​
  • Upgrade and Enhance Web
  • RNC 2020 Coordination
  • Community Engagement Capacity

Register of Deeds

Honorable Fredrick Smith 
  • Proprty Alert Software
  • Remote Birth Certificate Application
  • Plat E-recording


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​​
  • Redefine Foreclosure Strategy
  • Medic Collection Strategy
  • Bankruptcy Attorney Options


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.


Andrew Fair

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