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Board of Health Members:

Term Expires:

John Bresland, Chair


Carmela Cesare, Vice-Chair


Vacant, Member


Ann Smith, Member


Damien Hinck, Member


Caleb Hudson, County Commission Liaison

Ex. Officio

A county board of health is composed of five members selected and appointed by vote of the county commission. Each member appointed to the county board of health shall be a resident of the county. No more than two members who reside in the same magisterial district may be appointed and no more than two members may be appointed who are personally licensed or certified in, engaged in, or actively participating in the same business, profession or occupation. No more than three members of a county board of health may belong to the same political party.

Jefferson County Board of Health Meetings are held at 10:00am on the second Friday of each month unless otherwise noted. Click here for meeting Agendas and Minutes.


The following policy has been posted for a public comment period prior to the April 2, 2019 Board of Health Meeting. Comments may be submitted by email to or mail to Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Road Suite 1, Kearneysville WV 25430.