Members of the Caldwell County Board of Social Services serve three-year terms, which are staggered to provide continuity. Two members of the Board (currently, Chapel Davis and Diane Dunn) are appointed by the Caldwell County Board of Commissioners. Two members of the Board (currently, Tracey Irvine and Jill Duffy) are appointed by the North Carolina Social Services Commission. The fifth (currently, Donnie Potter) is appointed by the other four members of the Board.
The public is welcome to attend Board meetings, and a period of time is allotted during each Board meeting for public comment. However, public comments must be scheduled two weeks in advance by calling 828-426-8323.