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 Nick Kelley, Acting 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. During COVID-19, meetings will be held virtually via Webex. Check the City’s event calendar for the most up-to-date location information. 


Membership is comprised of both providers and consumers of health services.

Name Position End Date of Term
Ronal Bustamante Ortega Consumer Member February 28, 2023
Chris-Ann Lauria Consumer Member February 28, 2022
Bhupinder Manhani Consumer Member February 29, 2024
Starr Sage Provider Member February 28, 2023
Jackie Siewert Provider Member February 29, 2024
Jasmine Swyningan Bedford Provider Member February 28, 2023
Megan Whittet Provider Member, Chair February 28, 2022