Clerk to the Board:
Paula Woodard
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Physical Address:
Courthouse - B-206
207 E. Johnston Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1049
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-989-5100
Fax: 919-989-5179
Appointed Positions


The Johnston County Board of Commissioners will be considering the following upcoming appointments.  Please note the deadline to apply is May 22, 2017. 

Child Fatality Prevention Team – 4 positions; 3 year terms. (One position for an emergency medical service provider or firefighter; one position for a parent of a child that died before reaching their 18th birthday; and two positions representing a county agency or the community at-large.) 

Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee – 2 positions; 3 year terms.  (One position representing an active EMS Member currently involved in the management of a franchised EMS agency; and one position representing citizens at-large.)

Johnston Community College Board of Trustees - 1 position; 4 year term

Johnston County Jury Commission – 1 position; 2 year term

Johnston County Health Board – 1 position, 3 year term (Applicants must be a Dentist)

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 9 positions; 2 year terms (Applicants must represent one of the following areas: Chief of Police; Member of the Faith Community, Juvenile Defense Attorney, Member of the Business Community, United Way or other Nonprofit Agency, Representative from a Local Parks & Rec Program, General Public, and two individuals under the age of 18.)

Library Board of Trustees – 2 positions; 3 year terms

Nursing Home/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Board – 9 positions; 1 year term for new appointees or 3 year terms for reappointed members.  “No person or immediate family member of a person with a financial interest in a home served by a committee, or an employee or governing board member of a home served by a committee, or immediate family member of a patient in a home served by a committee may be a member of a committee.”

Social Services Board – 1 position; 3 year term

Voluntary Agricultural District Advisory Board – 2 positions; 3 year terms. (Applicants must be actively engaged in farming and/or express special interest, experience or education in agricultural and/or land preservation.)

Johnston County Citizens wishing to be considered may submit a short application form to the Clerk to the Board, P.O. Box 1049, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 by May 22, 2017.  Short application forms are available in the Clerk to the Board’s Office, Johnston County Courthouse, 207 E. Johnston Street, Smithfield, 919-989-5100 or may be downloaded from the links below: 

                                  Application Form                         Nursing Home Board Application Form

Paula G. Woodard, Clerk
Board of County Commissioners