Board of Health


2021 Board of Health Meeting Schedule

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - Annual Meeting - Stevens County
  • Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - Regular Meeting - Stevens County- MEETING CANCELED
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - Regular Meeting - Pend Oreille County
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - Regular Meeting - Ferry County
  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - Regular Meeting - Stevens County
  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - Regular Meeting - Stevens County

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Representing Ferry County
    • Commissioner Derek Gianukakis, Board Vice Chair
    • Commissioner Michael Heath
  • Representing Pend Oreille County
    • Commissioner Robert Rosencrantz
    • Commissioner Brian Smiley
  • Representing Stevens County
    • Commissioner Mark Burrows
    • Commissioner Wes McCart, Board Chair
  • Representing City of Republic (Ferry County)
    • Mayor Elbert Koontz
  • Representing Town of Metaline (Pend Oreille County)
    • Mayor Pete Daggett
  • Representing City of Kettle Falls (Stevens County)
    • Mayor John Ridlington


The Board of Health of Northeast Tri County Health District is the governing body of the Health District. The 9 member Board of Health includes 2 county commissioners and one elected official representing a city/town in Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens Counties.


The primary purpose of the Board of Health is to:

  • Serve the cities and counties of Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens as a local government public agency in a united, cooperative effort to assess, protect, preserve, and promote public health within its jurisdiction in accordance with Chapter 70.46, Revised Code of Washington
  • Meet State of Washington mandated disease prevention and health promotion services
  • Work with partners locally and statewide to improve health
  • Create and promote prudent public health policy within its jurisdiction
  • Facilitate coordination efforts aimed at community-wide population health improvement strategies