Board of Health

Amherst Board of Health 
The Board of Health is responsible for the protection and promotion of public health, the control of disease, and the promotion of sanitary living conditions for the Town of Amherst. The Board of Health oversees health policies for the Town of Amherst including:
  • Creating new policy
  • Review of existing policy
  • Holding public hearings on existing policies
  • Review and determination regarding variance requests for existing policies

View current: Board of Health Regulations

The Board of Health is comprised of 5 appointed members each serving a 3 year term. The Board of Health is represented by the Amherst Health Department in day-to-day activities. The Amherst Health Department is responsible for implementation of the Board of Health policies including enforcement, inspection and fines if necessary.

Current Board of Health Members


Member Year Appointed Term Expires
Marco Boscardin - Chair 2013 2018
Julie Marcus 2012 2018
Diane Amsterdam, MD 2013 2019
John Tobiason 2014 2017
Stephen George 2016 2019
Each of the 5 members is appointed by the Town Manager for 3-year terms.

Meetings


The Board of Health meetings are held monthly. Meetings are posted on the Event Calendar on the Town of Amherst website, as well as posted with the Amherst Town Clerk.

Agendas & Minutes 

Most Recent Agenda / All Agendas 
Most Recent Minutes / All Minutes