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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.

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.

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.


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

Name Position End Date of Term
Satbir Brar Provider Member, Chair December 31, 2020
David Drummond Consumer Member December 31, 2018
Corinne Ellingham Provider Member December 31, 2019
Carlos Figari Consumer Member December 31, 2019
Joshua Korthouse Provider Member, Chair-elect December 31, 2019
Cindy McKenzie Provider Member December 31, 2018
Deb Scholten Consumer Member December 31, 2020