Board of Health

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • Typically the 4th Wednesday of every month
  • Alternates between the Health Department's Hillsborough and Chapel Hill Locations:
    Hillsborough Location:
    Whitted Building
    300 W Tryon Street
    3rd Floor Board of Health Conference Room
    Hillsborough, NC 27278

    Chapel Hill Location:
    Southern Human Services Center
    2501 Homestead Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516


January 30, 2019 in Hillsborough
February 27, 2019 in Chapel Hill
March 27, 2019 in Hillsborough
April 24, 2019 in Chapel Hill
May 22, 2019 in Hillsborough
June 26, 2019 in Chapel Hill
August 28, 2019 in Hillsborough
September 18, 2019 in Chapel Hill
October 23, 2019 in Hillsborough
November 20, 2019 in Chapel Hill

All Board of Health meetings are open meetings and the public is welcome to attend.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View archived Agendas and Minutes

Strategic Plans

2018 - 2020 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF)2018 - 2020 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF) 
2016 - 2018 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF)2016 - 2018 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF) 
2012 - 2014 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF)2012 - 2014 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF) 
2012 - 2014 Executive Summary (PDF)2012 - 2014 Executive Summary (PDF) 
2011 - 2012 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF)2011 - 2012 Board of Health Strategic Plan (PDF) 

 November 20, 2019 Agenda


Member Email
Term Number
Term Expires
Timothy Smith, PLS, PE, Chairperson - Photo (JPG) Email Timothy Smith
Engineering Representative 2nd June 2021
Jessica Frega, MPH, Vice-Chairperson - Photo (JPG) Email Jessica Frega At-Large Representative 1st June 2020
Liska Lackey, RN,  - Photo (JPG) Email Liska Lackey
Nurse Representative 3rd June 2020
Keith Bagby, BS - Photo (JPG) Email Keith Bagby
At-Large Representative 1st
June 2021
Earl McKee - Photo (JPG) Email Earl McKee
Commissioner Representative N/A
Bruce Baldwin, OD, PhD - Photo (JPG) Email Bruce Baldwin
Optometrist Representative 1st
June 2021
Aparna Jonnal, MD, MPH - Photo (JPG) Email Aparna Jonnal
Physician Representative 1st June 2022
Sam Lasris, DDS - Photo (JPG) Email Sam Lasris
Dental Representative 3rd June 2022
Jennifer Deyo, PharmD Email Jennifer Deyo
Pharmacy Representative 2nd June 2022
Lee Pickett, VMD -
Photo (JPG)
Email Lee Pickett 
Veterinarian Representative Partial June 2020
Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc
Photo (JPG)
Email Alison Stuebe
At-Large Representative Partial June 2021

Member Details

Board of Health members must meet certain qualifications [NCGS 130a-35b)] and are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners from qualified applicants. Members may serve a maximum of three 3-year terms. The Board of Health is comprised of 11 members: 1 Commissioner representative, 3 At-Large representatives, and 1 professional representative from each of the following public health fields:

  • Dentist
  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician
  • Veterinary


The Board of Health is the primary policy-making and adjudicatory body for the Health Department and is charged to protect and promote the public health of Orange County. The Board is mandated by state law and is composed of professionals representing specified health related fields in addition to several at-large members and attend regularly scheduled meetings.