Board of Health Member

Franklin County Public Health

The Franklin County District Advisory Council is currently accepting letters of interest from people who would like to serve as a member of the Franklin County Board of Health. This Board oversees Franklin County Public Health. This Board appointment will serve a five-year term that expires in 2025.

Those interested in making a difference in the health of our community. The appointment will be made with regard to equal representation of all parts of the Health District. The

District Advisory Council may consider the applicant’s place of residence and employment.

Interested parties are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and qualifications to: Franklin County District Advisory Council, c/o Franklin County Public Health – Debra Smith, 280 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215 or to Nominations will also be taken from the floor during the Franklin County District Advisory Council Meeting.

The District Advisory Council Meeting will occur on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at the Boathouse at Confluence Park, 679 West Spring Street, Columbus, OH 43215. It is a public meeting and interested parties are encouraged to attend.

The five-member Board of Health meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at 280 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215. Board Members are compensated $70 per meeting. The Board of Health has fiduciary authority over the agency’s $13 million-dollar budget, sets policy and rules regarding its programs and services, and also serves as the judicatory body for Franklin County Public Health. Board members provide strategic direction for the agency’s work to fill the role of chief health strategist for our community’s public health system.

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