Board of Health

Meeting Details

Board of Health Meeting. 

November 10, 2022 business meeting at 6:15 p.m. @ DuPage County Health Department Main Office - 111 N. County Farm Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187 - This meeting will occur in compliance with the requirements of the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and will follow COVID-19 protocols.   

To view the agenda, please follow the link listed below under Agenda and Minutes.

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Regular Meeting Schedule Details

When: 2nd Thursday of the month

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Location: DuPage County Health Department - 111 N. County Farm Rd. Wheaton, IL

2022 Board of Health Meetings (revised 1/3/2022)

  • February 10, 2022  (date and time revised) regular business meeting
  • March 12, 2022 - (date and time revised) - Annual Retreat and Business Meeting 8:15AM
  • April 14, 2022
  • May 12, 2022
  • June 9, 2022
  • August 11, 2022
  • September 8, 2022
  • October 13, 2022
  • November 10, 2022
  • December 8, 2022

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


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Wilson, M.D.
Vice President
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Chang, D.D.S. 
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Schouten, M.D.


NameFirst Date of AppointmentCurrent Term ExpiresPosition
Sam TornatoreNovember 24, 2015June 30, 2023County Board Member (President)
Lanny Wilson, M.D.September 25, 2001June 30, 2025Member
Robert SpadoniJuly 8, 2014June 30, 2023Member (Secretary/Treasurer)
Douglas Chang, D.D.SSeptember 14, 2019June 30, 2024Member
Melinda FinchJuly 1, 2012June 30, 2024Member
Janice GuiderSeptember 22, 2021June 30, 2023Member
Nadeem Hussain, M.D.October 27, 2015June 30, 2024Member
Lynn LaPlanteSeptember 1, 2022June 30, 2023
Uzma Muneer, D.O.January 15, 2019January 15, 2025Member
Lawrence Schouten, M.D.June 26, 2012June 30, 2023Member


  • Public Board members are appointed for three years.
  • County Board members serve one-year terms.

Appointed By

The DuPage County Chair appoints members with the advice and consent of the County Board.


The President receives $400 per month unless also serving in the role as a DuPage County elected official. Board members receive $200 per month. Elected officials do not receive compensation.


At least two members must be physicians licensed to practice medicine in Illinois and all its branches. At least one member must be a dentist licensed in Illinois. Two members must be members of the County Board. At least one member must have experience in the field of mental health.


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The Board of Health ensures that all state laws and county ordinances regarding the preservation of health are upheld through observation and enforcement. To this end, the Board of Health authorizes and executes any necessary health inspections and investigations in DuPage County.

The Board of Health also promulgates rules and regulations that set forth minimum standards for programs and performance. It is responsible for making health information readily available to the citizens of DuPage County. The DuPage County Board of Health strives to:

  • Prevent:
    • Disability
    • Illness
    • Injury
  • Promote physical and emotional health
  • Protect the citizens of DuPage County from environmental risk factors