Social Services Board Information

DSS Board Composition and Appointments

The Davidson County Department of Social Services is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. Two of the seats are appointed by the State DSS Board, two seats are appointed by the Davidson County Board of County Commissioners, and one seat is appointed by the DSS Board itself.  The DSS Director reports to this Board.

DSS Board Meetings

Time Date Location
4:00 pm 4th Monday of each month (except May and December) Davidson County Governmental Center                                            (913 Greensboro Street, Lexington) - 4th Floor

DSS Board Members

Name Title Appointment Type
Commissioner Karen Watford Chairman Board of Co. Commissioners
Commissioner Todd Yates Vice-Chairman Board of Co. Commissioners
Caleb Sink Board Member State DSS
Doug Hunt Board Member DSS Board
Ed Dawson Board Member State DSS

Addressing the DSS Board

Any person who wants to address the DSS Board or who has a disability that requires an accommodation to participate in this meeting should call the DSS Director, Patricia Baker, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at 336-242-2562.