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

2021  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 27, 2021 - VIRTUAL

February 24, 2021- VIRTUAL

March 24, 2021 

April 28, 2021

May 26, 2021

June 23, 2021

July- No Meeting

August 25, 2021

September 22, 2021

October 27, 2021

November - No Meeting

December 8, 2021

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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