Board of Health

Meetings During COVID-19

The DuPage County Health Department will be conducting its regularly scheduled meetings of the Board of Health via remote access in accordance with Section 6 of the Governor’s March 16, 2020 Executive Order In Response to COVID-19. The public may listen and watch remotely. The public may also submit public comments up to 15 minutes before the start of the meeting to be read and recorded in the minutes.
   

Meeting Details

December 10, 2020 at 6:15 p.m. 

  • View the meeting: Live stream at 6:15 p.m.  
  • Access presentation slides: 
  • Submit a public comment: BOH Form
  • To see the agenda, please follow the link listed below under Agenda and Minutes.

Regular Meeting Schedule Details

When: 2nd Thursday of the month

The board generally does not meet in the months of January and July unless needed.

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Location: 111 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187

Remaining 2020 Board of Health Meetings

  • December 10. 2020


Agendas and Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Members

sam_tornatoreSam Tornatore
President
lanny_wilsonLanny Wilson, M.D.
Vice President
robert_spandoniRobert Spandoni
Secretary/Treasurer
lori_bottomsLori Bottomsmelinda_finchMelinda Finchjanice_guiderJanice Guider
nadeem_hussainNadeem Hussain, M.D.robert_larsenRobert Larsenuzma_muneerUzma Muneer, D.O.
lawrence scoutenLawrence Schouten, M.D.james_weeksJames Weeks, D.D.S.


NameFirst Date of AppointmentCurrent Term ExpiresPosition
Sam TornatoreNovember 24, 2015June 30, 2021(County Board Member) President
Lanny Wilson, M.D.September 25, 2001June 30, 2022Member
(Vice-President)
Robert SpadoniJuly 8, 2014June 30, 2023Member (Secretary/Treasurer)
Lori BottomsJanuary 15, 2019January 15, 2022Member
Melinda FinchJuly 1, 2012June 30, 2021Member
Janice GuiderSeptember 22, 2021June 30, 2023Member
Nadeem Hussain, M.D.October 27, 2015June 30, 2021Member
Robert LarsenJuly 24, 2012June 30, 2021Member
(County Board)
Uzma Muneer, D.O.January 15, 2019January 15, 2022Member
Lawrence Schouten, M.D.June 26, 2012June 30, 2023Member
James Weeks, D.D.S.December 8, 2009June 30, 2021Member

Terms

  • 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.

Compensation

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.

Qualifications

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.

Authority

55 ILCS 5/5-25012

Responsibilities

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