District Board of Health

District Board of Health

The 21-member Northern Kentucky District Board sets policy for the entire health district, including approval of program plans, pay raises and Health Department-wide budgets. Its members are appointed by the four county Judge Executives.

The District Board of Health typically meets four times per year. Meeting schedule, agendas and minutes

Fiscal year 2017-2018 Members


Tony Kramer, RN, Chair (Designee for Newport Mayor Jerry Peluso)
Jack Lenihan, DMD, Vice Chair
Chris Reinersman, Mayor of Independence, Immediate Past Chair
Lynne M. Saddler, MD, MPH, District Director of Health, Secretary


Boone County representatives and designees

Charles Breen, MD
Jeff Earlywine (Designee for Judge Executive Gary Moore)
Timothy Franxman, MD
Charles Kenner, DMD
Julie Metzger Aubuchon, OD (Designee for Florence Mayor Diane Whalen)
Jay Middendorf, DVM


Campbell County representatives and designees

Lawrence Brennan, MD
John Muller (Designee for Fort Thomas Mayor Eric Haas)
Marie Schenkel (Designee for Judge Executive Steve Pendery)


Grant County representatives

Scott Kimmich (Designee for Judge Executive Stephen Wood)
Wm. Ford Threlkeld, II, MD


Kenton County representatives and designees

Linda Ault, PhD, MSW (Designee for Covington Mayor Joe Meyer)
Eva Ballard
Tom Cahill, Jr. (Designee for Erlanger Mayor Tyson Hermes)
Lynn Shewmaker, OD
Shelly Voet, MD
Wilbert Ziegler, JD (Designee for Judge Executive Kris Knochelmann)