Social Services Board Information

NOTICE: DSS Board Currently Seeking Nominations for Vacancy

For more information about how to apply to be considered for the Davidson County DSS Board, please click here.  You may also contact the DSS Director, Dale Moorefield, at (336) 242-2562 with questions.

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
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) Davidson County Governmental Center                                            (913 Greensboro Street, Lexington) - 1st Floor

DSS Board Members

Name Title Appointment Type
Andy Morris Chairman State DSS
Rick Wagner Vice-Chairman State DSS
Jane Murphy Board Member DSS Board
Commissioner Karen Watford Board Member Board of Co. Commissioners
Commissioner Todd Yates Board Member Board of Co. Commissioners

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, Dale Moorefield, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at 336-242-2562.