Opioid Response Task Force

The Oconee County Opioid Response Task Force was established by County Council in September of 2023. This Task Force was created for the limited purposes of:
  • Studying the issue of current and projected opioid overdoses and other opioid misuse in Oconee County.
  • Developing potential strategies and recommendations to prevent loss of life and help individuals experiencing opioid use disorder.
  • Reviewing community support applications for Funding distribution.
  • Conducting community forums.
  • Reporting its findings to Council.

Meeting Documents:

DateAgendasBackup MaterialMinutes
01-19-2024AgendaBackup MaterialMinutes
02-16-2024AgendaBackup MaterialMinutes
03-15-2024AgendaBackup MaterialMinutes
03-29-2024AgendaBackup MaterialN/A
04-02-2024AgendaBackup MaterialN/A
04-19-2024AgendaBackup MaterialN/A


Dr. Aaron Zeller At-Large
Scott Krein At-Large
Alan Sayre At-Large
Jon Holland At-Large
Mike Carroll At-Large
Caitlin Pope At-Large
Tim Rice At-Large
Richie Caudill At-Large
Lekesha Benson At-Large

Staff Liaison:

Zac Smith tbd

Our Mission

It is the mission of Oconee County to provide our current and future citizens and visitors quality services while protecting our communities, heritage, environment and natural resources, in an ever-changing world.


Oconee County – A diverse, growing, safe, vibrant community guided by rural traditions and shaped by natural beauty; where employment, education and recreation offer a rich quality of life for all generations, both today and tomorrow.