Board of Health

NCHD is governed by an eight-member Board of Health whose function is to select and employ the public health director, adopt local health ordinances, rules and regulations, adopt the annual budget, and serve in an advisory role to the public health director.

Membership includes one commissioner from each of our six counties, as well as one community member from our two largest cities, Sterling and Fort Morgan. ​

Board Members:

NCHD's Board of Health reviewing previous meetings minutes at the September 2016 meeting. 

Byron Pelton, , President
Logan County Commissioner
Tony Wells, Vice President
Washington County Commissioner​
Terry Hofmeister, Secretary
Phillips County Commissioner​
Mark Arndt
Morgan County Commissioner
Robin Wiley
Yuma County Commissioner​
Mark Turner
Sedgwick County Commissioner 
Samantha Mahaffey
Sterling Representative ​
Laura Teague
Fort Morgan Representative

2022  Board of Health Meeting Dates

Most meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. via a hybrid format of in person at NCHD's district headquarters, 700 Columbine St. Sterling and virtually by zoom. 

January 26, 2022

February 23, 2022

March 23, 2022

April 27, 2022 - Virtual only

May 25, 2022

June 22, 2022

July- No Meeting

August 24, 2022

September 28, 2022

October 26, 2022

November - No Meeting

December 14, 2022

2022  Special Board Meeting Dates

Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. - VIRTUAL only

If you are interested in joining a Board meeting via Zoom, please contact Michelle Pemberton by email at or

call 970-522-3741 ext. 1239