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

2020  Board of Health Meeting Dates

Most meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. at NCHD's district headquarters, 700 Columbine St. Sterling. 

January 22, 2020

February 26, 2020

March 25, 2020 -CANCELED

April 22, 2020 - VIRTUAL

May 27, 2020 - VIRTUAL

June 24, 2020 - VIRTUAL

July- No Meeting

August 26, 2020

September 23, 2020

October 28, 2020

November - No Meeting

December 9, 2020

2020  Special Board of Health Meeting Dates and Times

Due to COVID-19, the Board of Health has scheduled some special meetings that are being held virtually.

March 26, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.

April 29, 2020 at 3 p.m.

May 13, 2020 at 3 p.m.

June 10, 2020 at 3 p.m.

July 8, 2020 at 3 p.m. 

If you are interested in joining a VIRTUAL Board meeting, please contact Michelle Pemberton by email at or
call 970-522-3741 ext. 1239

NCHD District Headquarters

700 Columbine Street

Sterling, Co 80751


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