Advisory Board of Health

The vision of the Advisory Board of Health is to make significant progress in defining and meeting the City's health goals.

Mission statement and duties

Appointed by the City Council, the Advisory Board of Health's mission is to promote, protect and care for the health of our community. It researches and evaluates issues concerning health and the environment within the city, and advises and makes recommendations to the City Council about such issues. The board is established in Section 2.98.22 of the City Code.

Staff liaison

The staff liaison for the Advisory Board of Health is Bonnie Paulsen, Public Health Administrator.

Meeting information

Board meetings are typically the fourth Tuesday of the month, with no meetings in July or August. Meetings are usually held from 6 - 8 p.m. in the East Conference Room of the Public Health Center.


Four of the board's seven members represent health care providers and the remaining three represent consumers.

Name Position End Date of Term
Moira Olson Consumer Member, Chair-elect February 28, 2022
Megan Whittet Provider Member, Chair February 28, 2022
Jan Andreen Consumer Member February 28, 2021
Laura Dodd Consumer Member February 28, 2023
Satbir Brar Provider Member February 28, 2021
Hazel Claiborn Provider Member February 28, 2023
Shelli Nelson Provider Member February 28, 2023