Meet Our Board of Health

Our Board Members

Under the authority of Chapter 137 of the Code of Iowa, the Board of Health provides oversight to policy development, enforcement, education, and advocacy for the protection and improvement of public health.

Now taking applications for the Board of Health.

- Term is for three years, with the possibility of re-appointment.

- The Board meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month at 7:30 AM.

- Applications are requested to be completed by December 1.

Click here to complete an application.

View Recent Meeting Agendas & MinutesBoard Position Statements
Mary Robinson
Mary Robinson
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JD, M.Div
Chairperson
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Wesley Pilkington
Wesley Pilkington
,
PharmD
Vice Chair
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Adam Roise
Adam Roise
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MD
Member
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Disa Cornish
Disa Cornish
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Ph.D., CHES
Member
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Kingsley Botchway II
Kingsley Botchway II
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JD, SHRM-CP
Member
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Heather Prendergast
Heather Prendergast
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Asst. County Attorney
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Legislative Activities

The Black Hawk County Board of Health sponsors an annual legislative and/or candidate forum. Candidate forums offer an opportunity for the Board of Health to dialogue with local, state and federal candidates about priority public health issues. Legislative forums are generally held during the non-election years and focus on priority public health legislation. On behalf of the Black Hawk County Board of Health, staff from the Health Department actively monitors the status of state and federal public health legislation.

More Information

HealthCare.gov
Iowa Modernization of Public Health Committees
Iowa Legislature
Kaiser Family Foundation