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Board of Health

What is a board of health?

A board of health (BOH) is a statutorily mandated entity established for public health policy making and governance. Here at Three Rivers we have five boards, one local BOH in each county and one district BOH. The functions and roles of each of the boards are divided into two categories, governing and non-governing.

A governing board is one that oversees and assures the health department is providing services that meets the needs of the community it serves. A non-governing board is responsible for the public health tax, maintenance and upkeep of the agency building, and nominating members to sit on the governing board.

To learn more about how boards of health are created and maintained in Kentucky please visit KRS 212.020.

Our Boards of Health

Each of our local boards nominates two members to sit on the eight-member district board of health. Those members are highlighted in bold text below in the list of local board members.

CARROLL COUNTY
LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

  1. Judge Shorty Tomlinson – District Board Member
  2. David Wilhoite
  3. Jodie Kemper, RN
  4. Richard Kates, OD
  5. Gregory Goff
  6. Joseph Gilbert – District Board Member
  7. Cecil Martin, MD
  8. Mark Miller, MD
  9. Sandy May
  10. (Open Seat)
  11. (Open Seat)
  12. (Open Seat)

GALLATIN COUNTY
LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

  1. Judge Ryan Morris – District Board Member
  2. Terry Towles, RN
  3. (Open Seat)
  4. Kristie Beatty
  5. Scarlett Hall
  6. Patricia Riddle
  7. Micha Dryden
  8. Joe Mylor – District Board Member
  9. Richard Ackermann, DMD
  10. Thomas Beringer, RPH
  11. Paula Lillard
  12. Janet Bledsoe

OWEN COUNTY 

LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

  1. Judge Casey Ellis – District Board Member
  2. Matt Cull, RPh – District Board Member
  3. Gary Minch, DVM
  4. Dave Stowe
  5. Chris Spurgeon
  6. Karen Wash, RN
  7. Mike Stafford
  8. Matt Parker, DVM
  9. Suzanne Bowling
  10. Melody Stafford
  11. Christina Perkins
  12. Lindsay Smith
 

PENDLETON COUNTY 

LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

 
  1. Judge David Fields – District Board Member
  2. Monte McElfresh, DMD
  3. Rose Verax
  4. Henry Bertram – District Board Member
  5. Jennifer Wright, RPh
  6. Brian Schack, MD
  7. Allison Nichols
  8. Shannon Sandy
  9. JoAnn Cordray
  10. Theresa Flairty
  11. Billy Matthews
  12. Tabatha Biddle

Board of Health Meetings