Local and Community Support

Phone: 919-707-5050 
Fax: 919-870-4829

The Local and Community Support (LCS) Section of the Division of Public Health (DPH) provides both direct and indirect services to the public and local health agencies. Much of our work focuses on providing support which allows the business of public health to operate as seamlessly as possible, so that the Division may better serve the public.

Service Units

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Main Number:  919-707-5050
Fax: 919-870-4829

Name Title/Services Phone
Stacie Turpin Saunders Section Chief and Deputy Director, Division of Public Health 919-707-5101
Kathy Dail Director, Community Health Assessment 919-707-5196
Susan Little Chief Public Health Nurse Branch Head, Local Technical Assistance and Training 919-215-4471
Vacant Operations Support for LTATB 919-306-0429
Timeka Harrison Administrative Support for ALCS Section Office 919-707-5050
Candice DuVernois Medicaid Liaison 919-707-5050
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The Local Technical Assistance and Training Branch works to strengthen the capacity of local health departments to improve the health of people and communities in North Carolina. The Branch is the Division of Public Health's primary interface with local health directors. Services include generalized, administrative consultation, and local health department pharmacy consultation.

The Chief Public Health Nurse oversees nursing services provided by the Branch to local health departments and DPH programs employing public health nurses. Services include nursing practice consultation, clinical services technical assistance, and nursing professional development.

Main Number: 919-707-5130 
Fax: 919-870-4833 
Web: DPH: For Local Health Departments

LTATB Staff Directory

Name Title/Services Phone
Susan Little Branch Head; Chief Public Health Nurse 919-215-4471
Vacant Administrative Assistant  
Jenifer Simone Assistant Director of Nursing; Manager, Public Health Nurse Consultant Unit 984-220-6709
Vacant Branch Operations Manager; Public Health Administrative Financial Consultation 919-306-0429
Lindsay Novacek Director of Nursing Continuing Education 919-210-5767
Charla Brandon Professional Development Associate, Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence 919-896-1938
Carolynn Hemric Office of the Chief Public Health Nurse Consultant (Western Central Region) 919-801-0727
Maria Turnley Office of the Chief Public Health Nurse Consultant (Eastern Region)  919-896-4588 
Lisa Smith Office of the Chief Public Health Nurse Consultant (Eastern Central Region)  984-960-8548
Heather Willis Office of the Chief Public Health Nurse Consultant (Western Region) 919-218-5391
Janelli Campuzano Public Health Administrative and Financial Consultant (Western Central Region) 336-207-3300
Brandy Lanier Public Health Administrative and Financial Consultant (Eastern Region) 919-707-5132
Brook Johnson Public Health Administrative and Financial Consultant (Eastern Central Region) 919-710-0133
Becky Webb Public Health Administrative and Financial Consultant (Western Region) 919-815-0160
Shnaka Clark Division Program Executive 919-707-5153