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Animal Services Advisory Board


The Advisory Board makes recommendations on animal control codes, policies and programs related to animals.

Members and Non-Voting Staff Person(s)

The Forsyth County Animal Control Advisory Board is an eleven (11)-member board identified in Forsyth County Code Chapter 6, Sec. 6-5 Animal Control Advisory Board. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners pursuant to identified interest categories. Capacity requirements are as follows:

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  1. Two (2) at large members
  2. A representative of the Forsyth County Veterinarian Association
  3. Two (2) members affiliated with animal welfare organizations
  4. A member who is the owner of a fertile hunting dog
  5. A member who is affiliated with a purebred animal registry
  6. A member who does not own a companion animal
  7. A member who owns an animal other than a dog or cat
  8. A representative of the Health Department
  9. A representative of a municipality receiving animal control services
  10. Ex-Officio non-voting member: Animal Control Director.
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Initially, five members shall be appointed to one-year terms and six members appointed to two-year terms. Thereafter, all members shall be appointed to two-year terms. Members may serve no more than 2 consecutive terms.

Currently Serving

NameTitleTerm Expires
Mr. Joseph B Chrobak 5/31/2020
Ms. Michelle L Connelly 5/31/2021
Mr. Bill Cowan 5/31/2020
Mr. Franklin M Cromer 5/31/2021
Mr. Chad G Griffin 5/31/2021
Cristina M Griffin 5/31/2020
Mr. Terry L Jessup 5/31/2021
Ms. Pamela Lofland 5/31/2020
Captain Van C Loveland
Mr. Andrew H Martin 5/31/2020
Amy M Pugh 5/31/2020
Ms. Erin L Turner 5/31/2021


Advisory board meetings are currently held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Forsyth County Animal Shelter, 5570 Sturmer Park Circle, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

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