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Board Membership

By an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Missoula and the County of Missoula, effective 03/01/81, the Missoula City-County Board of Health is composed of seven members in accordance with the provisions of Section 50-2-106 MCA (1979). The same seven members also serve on the Missoula City-County Air Pollution Control Board.

  • Three members are appointed by the County Commissioners, two of whom serve three-year terms. The Commissioners appoint the third member from their body, who serves at their pleasure.
  • Three members are appointed by the City Council, two of whom serve three-year terms. The City Council appoints the third member from their body, who serves at their pleasure.
  • One at-large member, who must be a medical doctor, is appointed by the Board of Health to serve a three-year term, subject to the approval of the City Council and the County Commissioners.

By an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Missoula and the County of Missoula, effective June 9, 1993, the Missoula Valley Water Quality District Board is composed of the seven members of the Board of Health, with the addition of one member who is a Missoula Conservation District Supervisor and is appointed by the Conservation District's board. 

Current Members

Amber Sherrill

City Council Member Amber Sherrill (Ward 4) serves at the pleasure of the Missoula City Council, effective 01/13/20.

Pamela Boyd

Ms. Boyd was appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to fill the vacancy left by Teresa Henry's retirement, effective 01/01/18.
Current Term: 01/01/20 - 12/31/22.

Josh Slotnick

Commissioner Slotnick serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners, effective 01/01/19.

Debbie Johnston - Board Vice Chair

Ms. Johnston was appointed by the Missoula City Council to her first term, effective 01/01/11.
Current Term: 01/01/20 - 12/31/22.

Ross Miller - Board Chair

Mr. Miller was appointed by the Missoula City Council.
Current Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/21.

Robert Stenger, M.D.

Dr. Stenger is the at-large physician member, appointed by the Board of Health, effective 05/19/16.
Current Term: 05/19/19 - 05/18/22.

James Stephens

Mr. Stephens was appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, effective 01/01/18.
Current Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20.

Paul Parson (Water Quality District Board only)

Mr. Parson was appointed by the Conservation District Board of Supervisors to his first term, effective 06/01/13. His membership on the Board of Supervisors is a requirement for his appointment to the Water Quality District Board. Mr. Parson is not a member of the Health and Air Pollution Control Boards.
Current Term: 01/01/20 - 12/31/22. 

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