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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
  • ​​​Create Affordable Housing
  • Enhance Parks & Greenways
  • Meck Pre-K Initiative
  • Equity & Inclusion Initiative

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​​
  • HHS Integrated Contact Center Study Center
  • Fatherhood Initiative
  • United Workforce Development Strategy

Community Support Services

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

County Assessor's Office

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

Criminal Justice Services

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

Department of Social Services

Peggy Eagan  
Portrait Peggy Eagan
  • State MOU Compliance
  • Community Aging and Disability Services Collaborative
  • Equity and Inclusion Initiative

Economic Development Office

Peter Zeiler  
Portrait Peter Zeiler​​
  • Small Business Capital Access Program
  • County-wide MWSBE Program Evaluation
  • Busniness Attraction Program Expansion

Financial Services Department

Sarah Lyberg  
Portrait Vacant​​
  • Increase Value of Procurement Services
  • External and Internal Communication Improvement
  • Employee Satisfaction and Engagement

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​​
  • Enhance and Automate Talent Acquisition Processes
  • Implement Improvements to Key Benefits Program
  • Improve Employee Retention 

Information Technology Services

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

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 RNC Convention 
  • Review of Air Quality fees And Regulatory 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 Avaliability and Access to Public Recreation
  • Implement Accelerated Greenways Plans
  • DRNC 2020 Park Preparations

Public Information

Danny Diehl  
Portrait Danny Diehl​​
  • Upgrade and Enhance and MeckWeb
  • 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
  • Implement a Medic Collection Strategy
  • Alternative 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.


Andy Fair