Board of Health

Meeting Details

Board of Health Meeting. 

March 11, 2023 business meeting and annual retreat at 8:00AM @ DuPage County Health Department's, Linda A. Kurzawa Community Center, 115 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.

To submit public comment, please click here.

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

2023 Board of Health Meetings

  • January 2023 - No meeting scheduled
  • February 9, 2023 
  • March 11, 2023  - Annual Retreat and Business Meeting 8:00AM
  • April 13, 2023
  • May 11, 2023
  • June 8, 2023
  • July 2023 - No meeting scheduled
  • August 10, 2023
  • September 14, 2023
  • October 12, 2023
  • November 9, 2023
  • December 14, 2023

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
Chang, D.D.S. 

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Hussain, M.D.
Muneer, D.O.  
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Schouten, M.D.

* Not Pictured: Saba Haider

NameFirst Date of AppointmentCurrent Term ExpiresPosition
Sam TornatoreNovember 24, 2015June 30, 2023County Board Member (President)
Lanny Wilson, M.D.September 25, 2001June 30, 2025Member
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
Saba HaiderFebruary 28, 2023June 30, 2025Member


  • 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