Staff Directory

Dial (828)-287-2281 + extension


Name and EmailPositionExtension
Arlene Taylor Accounts Payable/Purchasing246
Thadd Hodge Finance Director230
OpenClerk to the Board235
Sheri BarnesAccounts Receivable/Payroll241
Steve LockettExecutive Director264

Area Agency on Aging

Name and EmailPositionExtension
Carrie Rhodes Program Manager227
Danielle Williams Family Caregiver Resource Specialist258
Laura Lynch Director232
Lori Simpson Aging Specialist222
Mandy Johnson Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman225

Economic, Community, and Workforce Development

Name and EmailPositionExtension
Annette Staley Workforce Operations Manager252
Diane HodgeWorkforce Specialist
Jerry StenslandSRTS Coordinator/RPO Planner236
Karen DavisWorker Wellness Program Manager239
Karyl Fuller Director / Isothermal RPO Director 226
Linda Sprouse Workforce Specialist, Youth Programs261
OpenBusiness Services Representative272
Sarah Crank Work-Based Learning Specialist233
Sarah KopkinProgram Manager (part-time)
Tammy PhillipsCommunity Development Specialist243

NC Works Career Centers

Cleveland County(704)-480-5414
McDowell County(828)-659-6001
Rutherford County(828)-286-3042

Housing Programs

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program(828)-351-2327
Shelby Housing Office (Cleveland County)(704)-487-0476

Name and EmailPositionExtension
Becky McKelvey Lead Housing Counselor
Rutherford Housing Office
Beth Lytle Housing Waiting List Specialist343
Candice Johnson Housing Program Specialist224
Jennifer FoxLead Housing Counselor, McDowell and Polk Counties Housing Office271
Pam Hall Director266
Sharanda BrownLead Housing Counselor, Shelby Housing Office271
Tammy PhillipsCommunity Development Specialist/
Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator
Teri Sue WeimerHousing Program Specialist228
Tomika MerrittHousing Counselor
Yvette Phillips Housing Inspector254