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OPERATING HOURS

The Administrative Office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please check the Holiday Schedule for when the office will be closed.

We handle a large volume of calls on a daily basis and appreciate your patience. If you are unable to reach a staff member, please leave a voice message and your call will be returned or you may contact staff by email.

CONTACT INFORMATION

NCSWCLB Mailing Address:            
P.O. Box 1043                        
Asheboro, NC 27204    
                
Physical Address:
1207 S. Cox Street, Suite F
Asheboro, NC 27203

Phone: 336-625-1679
Fax: 336-625-4246

Administrative Services Directory

Elizabeth N. Pope, MSW, LCSW 
Executive Director 
epope@ncswboard.org 
For clarification of the Board’s expectations of clinical practice, and the supervisor/supervisee responsibilities during the supervision process. 

For questions or information regarding management of the Board’s administrative services. 

Refer to the appropriate staff member below for questions or information related to prospective applicants, certification/license renewal, examinations, complaints, and other matters related to social workers certified or licensed by this Board.

Deidre Teague - Ext: 223
Executive Assistant
dteague@ncswboard.org 
For questions or information regarding the certification and licensure continuing education audit, applications by substantial equivalency, and application for forming a professional corporation or limited liability company.

Jessica Lopez, MSW, LCSW – Ext: 227
Ethics Coordinator
jescobarlopez@ncswboard.org 
For ethical inquiries, to file a complaint or for questions or information regarding a complaint/disciplinary matter currently under review.

Karen Garner - Ext: 222
Licensing Specialist
kgarner@ncswboard.org 
For questions or information regarding LCSWA licensure reporting requirements, professional examination, moving from associate licensure to LCSW licensure, and renewals.

Kenia Frazier – Ext: 221
Credentialing Specialist
For questions or information regarding initial applications, verification of certification or licensure status, and LCSWA employment verifications.

Ismari Lopez – Ext. 225
Administrative Assistant
For change of contact information (name, address, phone, employment, etc.). Name changes require a copy of legal documentation reflecting the correct name. 

Lila Ellison, MSW, LCSW 
Ethics Investigator
lellison@ncswboard.org
Investigation into ethical concerns is determined by the ethic review process. Please only contact this investigator if you are currently involved in a matter under review by this investigator. All other questions regarding complaints and investigations should be directed to the Ethics Coordinator. 

Gary Hurst, MSW, LCSW(NP)
Ethics Investigator
ghurstmsw@gmail.com
Investigation into ethical concerns is determined by the ethic review process. Please only contact this investigator if you are currently involved in a matter under review by this investigator. All other questions regarding complaints and investigations should be directed to the Ethics Coordinator.