Board of Health
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The DuPage County Health Department will be conducting its regularly scheduled meeting of the April 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 by clicking on the following link. 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. To submit public comment, please click here to complete the form.
- 6:15 p.m.
- The second Thursday of every month
- Health Department Building
111 N County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
The board generally does not meet in the months of January and July unless needed.
Agendas and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
|Name||First Date of Appointment||Current Term Expires||Position|
|Sam Tornatore||November 24, 2015||June 30, 2019||(County Board Member) President|
|Dr. Lanny Wilson, MD||September 25, 2001||June 30, 2019||Member (Vice-President)|
|Robert Spadoni||July 8, 2014||June 30, 2020||Member (Secretary)|
|Lori Bottoms||January 15, 2019||January 15, 2022||Member|
|Melinda Finch||July 1, 2012||June 30, 2021||Member|
|Dr. Nadeem Hussain, MD||October 27, 2015||June 30, 2021||Member|
|Robert Larsen||July 24, 2012||June 30, 2019||Member (County Board)|
|Dr. Uzma Mohsin Muneer, MD||January 15, 2019||January 15, 2022||Member|
|Dr. Lawrence Schouten, MD||June 26, 2012||June 30, 2020||Member|
|Charlie Thurston||March 25, 2003||June 30, 2020||Member|
|Dr. James Weeks, DDS||December 8, 2009||June 30, 2021||Member|
Public Board members are appointed for three years.
County Board members serve one-year terms.
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.
55 ILCS 5/5-25012
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:
- Promote physical and emotional health
- Protect the citizens of DuPage County from environmental risk factors