Interested in making a difference in the public health of our community?
Jefferson County Board of Health improves the health of our communities by preventing disease, promoting healthy living and protecting against public health threats through education, policies, programs and partnerships.
Who: Those interested in making a difference in the health of our community
What: The Jefferson County District Advisory Council is currently accepting letters of interest from people who would like to serve as a member of the Jefferson County Board of Health. This Board oversees the Jefferson County Health District. This Board member will fill a three-year term that expires in 2021.
How to Apply: Interested parties are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and qualifications to:
Jefferson County District Advisory Council
C/O Jefferson County Health Department-Annette Stewart
500 Market Street, 7th Floor
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Letters will be accepted until April 30, 2018. The appointment will be made with regard to equal representation of all parts of the Health District. The District Advisory Council may consider the applicant’s place of residence and employment.
Meeting and Responsibilities: The five-member Board of Health meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 9:15 a.m. at 500 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Steubenville, Ohio 43952. Board Members are compensated $80 per meeting.
The Board of Health has fiduciary authority over the agency’s budget and is the policy-making, rule-making and judicatory body for the Jefferson County General Health District. Board members provide support for the agency’s work to fill the role of chief health strategist for our community’s public health system.