Columbus Board of Health
Columbus Public Health is governed by a 5-person Board with members appointed by the Mayor and approved by Columbus City Council. Each member serves a 4-year term and is eligible for reappointment. The Board functions as a policy, governance, advisory and regulatory board and provides oversight of major financial and programmatic decisions.
Board of Health meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except August) at 2 pm, with special sessions called as needed. Date and time are subject to change, please check the schedule below. The agenda is posted prior to the meeting. Meetings are held at the Columbus Public Health and are open to the public.
Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis
* Please note any changes next to meeting dates.
Speaking Guidelines at Meetings
Any person of the general public who wishes to speak before the Board of Health must follow a set of guidelines.
Meeting Schedule - 2022
January - Agenda
February - Agenda
March - Agenda
May - Agenda
June - Agenda
July - Agenda
September - Agenda
October - Agenda
November - Agenda
December - Agenda
January - Agenda
Andrew J. Ginther - Read Bio
Karen Jefferson Morrison, JD, MS - Read Bio
President, OhioHealth Foundation, Senior Vice President, External Affairs
Andrew Boy - Read Bio
Founder and CEO, United Schools Network
Shayne Downton - Read Bio
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Mount Carmel Health System
Deena Chisolm, PhD – Read Bio
Director of the Center for
Child Health Equity and Outcomes Research and Vice-President for Health
Services Research, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s