Board of Health

Amherst Board of Health 
The Board of Health is responsible for the protection and promotion of public health, the control of disease, and the promotion of sanitary living conditions for the Town of Amherst. The Board of Health oversees health regulations for the Town of Amherst including:
  • Creating new regulations
  • Review existing regulations
  • Reviewing and determining on variance requests for existing regulations

View current: Board of Health Regulations

The Board of Health is comprised of 5 appointed members each serving a 3 year term. The agents of the Board of Health are the Health Inspectors who are located in the Inspection Services Department and responsible for enforcement of Board of Health and State regulations and inspections. 

Current Board of Health Members

Member Year Appointed Term Expires
Stephen George 2016 2022
Nancy Gilbert, Chair 2018 2023
Maureen Millea  2019 2021
Timothy Randhir 2019 2021
 John Tobiason 2014 2021
Each of the 5 members is appointed by the Town Manager for 3-year terms.


The Board of Health meetings are held monthly. Meetings are posted on the Event Calendar on the Town of Amherst website, as well as posted with the Amherst Town Clerk.

Board of Health Meeting Video Recordings

Agendas & Minutes 

Most Recent Agenda / All Agendas 
Most Recent Minutes / All Minutes
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