Chester County Board of Health


The Chester County Board of Health is comprised of a minimum of five resident citizens, including two licensed physicians. Board of Health members are appointed by the Chester County Board of Commissioners and serve a term of four years.

The purpose of the Chester County Board of Health is to provide scientific, technical and administrative input in support of the Chester County Health Department’s mission to provide public health leadership personal and environmental health services to residents and visitors so that they may grow in healthy and safe communities; and to ensure the Department is using public health best practices, and quality improvement strategies.

Board of Health Meetings


The Chester County Board of Health meets the fourth Tuesday of every other month beginning in January 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Government Services Center unless otherwise noted. Public access to the meeting is supported through Zoom – click here for access. Board meeting materials will be available online within a week following the meeting.

Note: May 31, 2022 meeting will be held at the Government Services Center in Room 293.

Board Meetings and Materials

Board of Health Members
 Member Term
Michele L. Tucker, MSN, RN, Chair December 31, 2023
Wendy J. Wallace, DO, Vice Chair December 31, 2023
Laura J. Petersen, MPH June 30, 2022
Deanne Butcher, BSN, FNP December 31, 2023
Raffi V. Terzian, MD, MPH, FACEP December 31, 2024
Jeanne E. Franklin, MPH, County Health Director, Secretary

 All communications to the Board of Health can be submitted to [email protected].