Board of Health

The Board of Health is responsible for appointing the Health Commissioner.  They approve the hiring of Health Department employees, and meet monthly to discuss topics that are occurring within the Health District.  They help make important decisions such as the adoption of regulations and policies and approval of expenditures. At least one member must be a physician.  The current members include:   Dr. Margaret Hensel, Curtis Yount, , Krista Fourman, James Henby, Wayne Deschambeau                         

How the Board of Health is appointed:

The Darke County General Health District is a combined health district representing Greenville City and the Darke County Community. There are five individuals appointed to the Board of Health. The Mayor of Greenville City appoints 2 members of the Board of Health to represent Greenville City.  The District Advisory Council appoints 2 members of the Board of Health to represent Darke County and they elect a five member advisory council of regulated parties that selects an additional member from their group.  The District Advisory Council includes the Township Trustees and the Mayors of the Villages within Darke County.  The District Advisory Council includes Trustees from the following townships: Adams, Allen, Brown, Butler, Franklin, Greenville, Harrison, Jackson, Liberty, Mississinawa, Monroe, Neave, Patterson, Richland, Twin, Van Buren, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, and York.   The District Advisory Council includes Mayors from the following villages: Ansonia, Arcanum, Bradford, Burkettsville, Castine, Gettysburg, Gordon, Hollansburg, Ithaca, New Madison, New Weston, North Star, Osgood, Palestine, Pitsburg, Rossburg, Union City, Versailles, Wayne Lakes, and Yorkshire. The Council membership also includes a County Commissioner.

Board of Health Meeting Dates:


January 14, 2014

February 11, 2014

March 11, 2014

April 8, 2014

May 6, 2014

June 10, 2014

July 8, 2014

August 5, 2014

September 9, 2014

October 7, 2014 

November 4, 2014

December 9, 2014

December 19, 2014

**All meetings begin at 9:00 am unless otherwise specified at previous meeting.

To get on the agenda for a Board of Meeting, contact Marilyn Holman, Administrative Secretary (937) 548-4196 ext 200.

Page last updated: 3/10/2014