About the Board of Health

About the Board of Health

The Board of Health (the Board) consists of five members, four of which are appointed by the District Advisory Council for a five-year term. All members reside within the general Health District, may not hold an elected office, should be knowledgeable in the field of health and at least one member shall be a physician licensed to practice medicine within the state. The fifth member of the Board is appointed by the Franklin County Health District Licensing Council, must live in the general Health District and also serves a five-year term.

The Board meets at least once a month and may hold as many special meetings as it deems necessary. The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at Memorial Hall, 280 East Broad Street. All meetings are open to the public. To see the agenda for an upcoming Board of Health meeting or to see minutes from previous meetings, visit the Board Meetings section. All meetings are open to public and begin promptly at 9:30 am.

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Board Meetings

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2014 Board Meetings

January 14 - Agenda | Minutes
February 11 - Agenda | Minutes
March 11 - Agenda | Minutes
April 8 - Agenda | Minutes
May 13 - Agenda | Minutes
June 10 - Agenda | Minutes
July 8 - Agenda | Minutes
August 12 - Agenda | Minutes
September 9 - Agenda | Minutes
October 14 - Agenda | Minutes
November 11 - Agenda | Minutes
December 9 - Agenda | Minutes

2013 Board Meetings

January 8 - Agenda | Minutes
February 12 - Agenda | Minutes
March 12 - Agenda | Minutes
April 9 - Agenda | Minutes
May 14 - Agenda | Minutes
June 11 - Agenda | Minutes
June 28 - Agenda | Minutes (Special Meeting)
July 9 - Agenda | Minutes
August 13 - Agenda | Minutes
September 10 - Agenda | Minutes
October 8 - Agenda | Minutes
November 12 - Agenda | Minutes
December 10 - Agenda | Minutes

2012 Board Meetings

January 10 - Agenda | Minutes
February 14 - Agenda | Minutes
March 13 - Agenda | Minutes
April 10 - Agenda | Minutes
May 8 - Agenda | Minutes
June 12 - Agenda | Minutes
July 10 - Agenda | Minutes
August 1 - Agenda | Minutes (Special Meeting)
August 14 - Agenda | Minutes
September 11 - Agenda | Minutes
October 9 - Agenda | Minutes
November 13 - Agenda | Minutes
December 11 - Agenda | Minutes

2011 Board Meetings

January 11 - Agenda | Minutes
February 8 - Agenda | Minutes
March 8 - Agenda | Minutes
April 12 - Agenda| Minutes
May 10 - Agenda | Minutes
June 14 - Agenda | Minutes
July 12 - Agenda | Minutes
August 9 - Agenda | Minutes
September 13 - Agenda | Minutes
October 11 - Agenda | Minutes
November 8 - Agenda | Minutes
December 13 - Agenda | Minutes

2010 Board Meetings
January 12 - Agenda | Minutes
February 9 - Agenda | Minutes
March 9 - Agenda | Minutes
April 13 - Agenda | Minutes
May 11 - Agenda | Minutes
June 8 - Agenda | Minutes
July 13 - Agenda | Minutes
August 10 - Agenda | Minutes
September 14 - Agenda | Minutes
October 12 - Agenda | Minutes
November 9 - Agenda | Minutes
December 14 - Agenda | Minutes

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Board Members

Board Members
Franklin County Public Health, Board of Health Members (from left to right): Dana L. McDaniel, Jack R. Bope, Jr., Joseph P. Weaver, Jerry L. Lupfer, Annemarie Sommer, M.D.

Jack Bope, Jr. Jack R. Bope. Jr., resides in the City of Westerville; is past president of Central Ohio Gasoline Dealers Association; a former Advisory Board Member for Columbus State Community College; is self-employed; and has served on the Board of Health since 1987. Term expires in 2018.
Jerry Lupfer Jerry L. Lupfer, resides in Madison Township; is the former Fire Chief of Hamilton Township; is a member of the Central Ohio Fire Chiefs Association, the Central Ohio Fire Prevention Association, a Board member of the State Fire Commission and member of the Southeast Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. He was newly appointed to the Board in 2009. Term expires in 2019.
Dana McDaniel Dana L. McDaniel, resides in Washington Township; is the Deputy City Manager and Service Director for the City of Dublin; is a member of the Franklin County Health District Licensing Council and the Ohio City Managers Association; and has served on the Board of Health since 2002. Term expires in 2017.
Annemarie Sommer, M.D. Annemarie Sommer, M.D., resides in the City of Dublin; is a Pediatrician and Clinical Geneticist for Children's Hospital; is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University and has served on the Board of Health since 1985. Term expires in 2016.
Joseph Weaver Joseph P. Weaver, resides in Gahanna; is employed by MASI Laboratories; formerly worked for the Franklin County Board of Health for 27 years and retired as Director of Environmental Health Services; and has served on the Board since 2003. Term expires in 2015.

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