Russell L. Sprinkles

Health & Human Services Board
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1st Term

July 01, 2020, to June 30, 2024

Appointing Authority

Board of Commissioners





Dais Seat


Dr. Sprinkles is serving in his second term as the veterinary representative on the Board of Health & Human Services.   He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from North Carolina State University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, and an accredited veterinarian with the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.  He is licensed to practice veterinary medicine in both North and South Carolina.  He is the founder and owner of Grace Animal Hospital in Gastonia.  As an avid mountain biker, he is an active member of the Piedmont Area Singletrack Alliance, a volunteer organization that builds and maintains mountain bike trails for Gaston County Parks and Recreation.  Dr.  Sprinkles is a native of Gaston County and lives in Gastonia with his wife and son.


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