Health Board

Details about the Health Board


Board under the Department of Health & Hospitals.

This Board of Health meets at the same time as the Board of Hospitals and shall meet together upon call of the Director of Health and Hospitals.

The Board of Health is comprised of five (5) members appointed by the Mayor for a term of 4-years.

Apply to Serve (2 openings)
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 4 active board members (maximum 5)
Name Role End Date
Colleen McNicholas Member 04/19/2027
Enbal Shacham Member 04/19/2027
Christin Simpson Member 04/19/2027
Will Ross M.D. Chairperson 02/28/2022
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

Ordinance 49101 (1958), City Charter Article XIII Section 14-C

Board Duties and Purpose

The board shall advise the director of health and hospitals on matters relating to public health; examine all proposed public health rules and regulations and transmit its conclusions and recommendations to the director; and hear and determine such appeals from decisions, rulings, and orders of the health commissioner as may be provided for by ordinance.

Member Requirements

The Board of Health consist of five (5) members appointed by the mayor for a term of 4-years, except that of the members first appointed, one shall be appointed for a term of 1 year, one (1) for a term of 2 years, and one (1) for a term of 3 years.

Questions and Feedback

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Michael McLemore
Boards and Commissions Liaison
(314) 622-3201
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