Board of Health


2023 Board of Health Meeting Schedule

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - Annual Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, July 19, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote
  • Wednesday, November 08, 2023 - Regular Meeting - Remote

Some meetings may be held remotely using electronic meeting platforms. Individuals who wish to attend in-person may contact the Health District at 509-684-2262 or to make accommodations for physical attendance. Please notify the Health District of the need for accommodations 72 hours before the scheduled meeting date.

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

2023 Members

  • Representing Ferry County
    • Commissioner Michael Heath, Board Vice Chair
    • Commissioner Robert Dean
  • Representing Pend Oreille County
    • Commissioner Robert Rosencrantz
    • Commissioner Brian Smiley
  • Representing Stevens County
    • Commissioner Mark Burrows
    • Commissioner Wes McCart, Board Chair
  • Representing City of Republic (Ferry County)
    • Mayor Elbert Koontz
  • Representing City of Newport (Pend Oreille County)
    • Mayor Keith Campbell
  • Representing City of Chewelah (Stevens County)
    • Mayor Greg McCunn


The Board of Health of Northeast Tri County Health District is the governing body of the Health District. The 9 member Board of Health includes 2 county commissioners and one elected official representing a city/town in Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens Counties.


The primary purpose of the Board of Health is to:

  • Serve the cities and counties of Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens as a local government public agency in a united, cooperative effort to assess, protect, preserve, and promote public health within its jurisdiction in accordance with Chapter 70.46, Revised Code of Washington
  • Meet State of Washington mandated disease prevention and health promotion services
  • Work with partners locally and statewide to improve health
  • Create and promote prudent public health policy within its jurisdiction
  • Facilitate coordination efforts aimed at community-wide population health improvement strategies