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 2019 – 2020 Members


Charles Kenner, DMD, Chair
Tom Cahill, Jr., Vice Chair
Jack Lenihan, DMD, Immediate Past Chair
Lynne M. Saddler, MD, MPH, District Director of Health, Secretary

Boone County representatives and designees

Jason Burcham, DVM
Jeff Earlywine (Designee for Judge Executive)
Timothy Franxman, MD
Richard Gaston, MD
Charles Kenner, DMD
Joshua Wice (Designee for Mayor of Florence)

Campbell County representatives and designees

Lawrence Brennan, MD
Tony Kramer, RN (Designee for Mayor of Newport)
Marie Schenkel (Designee for Judge Executive)

Grant County representatives and designees

Tiffany Horn, RN (Designee for Judge Executive)
Jack Lenihan, DMD
Wm. Ford Threlkeld, II, MD

Kenton County representatives and designees

Judi Godsey, PhD, MSN, RN (Designee for Mayor of Covington)
Eva Ballard
Tom Cahill, Jr. (Designee for Mayor of Erlanger)
Scott Kimmich (Designee for Judge Executive)
Chris Reinersman, Mayor of Independence
Lynn Shewmaker, OD
Shelly Voet, MD