Monroe County Board of Health

The Board of Health advises the County Executive on matters relating to public health policy and health and medical concerns of the County of Monroe.

The Board advises the Commissioner of Health in the various program areas in matters relating to priority setting, programming and fiscal aspects of annual budget plans to be submitted of the County of Monroe and direct special inquiry to program functions when needed in response to the Board’s oversight function to maintain the quality and integrity of public health programming.

The Board of Health of the County of Monroe consists of eleven (11) members, at least one (1) of whom shall be a physician licensed to practice in the State of New York, one (1) of whom shall be a nurse licensed to practice in the State of New York, one (1) of whom shall be a member of the County Legislature, one (1) of  whom shall be a member of the Council of the City of Rochester recommended by the President of the Council and one (1) of whom shall be a representative of the City of Rochester recommended by the Mayor of the City of Rochester. The members of the Board of Health shall be residents of the County of Monroe. The members of Board of Health are appointed by the County Executive with the approval of the County Legislature. The Medical Society of the County of Monroe and the Genesee Valley Nurses Association may submit to the County Executive a list of physicians and nurses, respectively, from which the County Executive may choose the physician and nurse members of the Board of Health.

Current Board of Health Members

  • Theresa M Green, PhD, MBA, MS (President)
  • Joseph D. Feeney (Vice President)
  • Linda L. Clark, MD, MS
  • Sarah Fletcher. Deputy Commissioner Recreation and Human Services, City of Rochester
  • Erin Graupman, RN, BSN, MBA
  • William A. Hunt
  • Elizabeth Kiss, DNP, FNP-BC, RN
  • Celia A. McIntosh, DNP, RN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, CNRN, CCRN, CEN, SCRN
  • City Councilmember Miguel A. Melendez, Jr.
  • Rashid Muhammad, EdD
  • County Legislator Kathleen Taylor

Board of Health 2022 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month, from 4 pm - 6 pm. Beginning June 8, meetings will be held in-person at the Monroe County Department of Public Health. If you are planning to attend, please email MCHealth@MonroeCounty.gov no later than noon the day of the meeting to register.

  • January 12
  • February 9
  • March 9
  • April 13
  • May 11
  • June 8
  • September 14
  • October 12
  • November 9
  • December 14
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