Board of Health

2020 Schedule 

Wednesday, February 5th - canceled; meeting will be rescheduled at a later date
Wednesday, May 6th - canceled
Wednesday, September 9th at 10:00am - REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING (Zoom)
Wednesday, September 30th at 11:00am - SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE (Zoom)
Thursday, November 12th at 10:00am SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE (Zoom)
Wednesday, December 2nd at 11:00am - REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING (Zoom) - Meeting will be livestreamed via the Office of Public Health's Facebook page

Public Comment

Public comment on matters on the agenda will be accepted by mail and email. 

By Email:
By Mail: Board of Health, Montgomery County Human Services Center, Board Room, 1st Floor, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown, Pennsylvania 19404-0311

Please note the following regarding the Montgomery County School COVID-19 Risk Reduction and Mitigation Order:


This matter is not on the agenda for the December 2nd meeting. The order as passed allows schools to offer the educational method(s) they choose beginning on Monday December 7, 2020. Resuming in-person education does not require any vote or other action by the Montgomery County Board of Health (BOH).

The December 2, 2020 meeting of the Montgomery County BOH is a regularly scheduled meeting and this issue is not on the agenda. Resuming in-person education on December 7 does not require any vote or other action by the Montgomery County BOH.

Meeting Location (Unless otherwise noted above)

Montgomery County Human Services Center
Board Room, 1st Floor
1430 DeKalb Street
Norristown, Pennsylvania 19404-0311

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Member Name Appointed to the Board of Health Current Term Expires
Michael B. Laign, Chair 6/20/2013, 12/1/2016 12/31/2020
Francis Jeyaraj, MD 1/3/2013, 1/15/2015, 12/13/2018 12/31/2022
Steven Katz 1/3/2013, 1/15/2015, 12/13/2018 12/31/2022
Barbara Wadsworth, DNP 8/7/2014, 12/1/2016 12/31/2020
Martin D. Trichtinger, MD 1/15/2015, 12/13/2018 12/31/2022


The Montgomery County Board of Health is a five-member board required to meet at least once every three months. According to Act 315 (Chapter 4, 16 § 12007 - Local Health Administration) and a Montgomery County Resolution dated January 25, 1990, the Board of County Commissioners shall appoint five resident citizens, two of whom shall be physicians licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.

Four-year terms, except in initial appointment, two members shall be appointed for a term of two years, "measured from the second Monday in January next following his/her appointment."