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Board of Health

The governing body for the Seneca County General Health District is the nine-member Seneca County Board of Health. Local elected officials appoint Board of Health members. Five members are appointed by the District Advisory Council, made up of village mayors, township trustees, and a county commissioner. The cities of Tiffin and Fostoria each appoint two members. One member of the Board must be a physician.

Board of Health Responsibilities

A Board of Health has six primary functions:

A Board of Health has six primary functions

State law requires the Board to report and take measures to control disease, enforce state public health laws, and promote health and well-being within the health district. The Board is responsible for the health district budget, hiring a health commissioner to serve as the chief executive officer and manage day-to-day operations and activities, and hiring a medical director when the health commissioner is not a physician.

Board of Health members

Board Members

Mark Akers, MD (appointed by Tiffin Mayor/City Council)

Bonnie Boroff (appointed by Tiffin Mayor/City Council)

Edward Logsdon, President (appointed by Fostoria Mayor/City Council)

Scott Lyons, Vice President (appointed by District Advisory Council)

McKenzie Posey, MSN, RN (appointed by District Advisory Council)

Philip Steyer (appointed by District Advisory Council)

Robert Watson (appointed by District Advisory Council)

Clay Wolph, DC (appointed by District Advisory Council)

Vacant position (to be appointed by Fostoria Mayor/City Council)

Meeting Schedule

Regular meetings of the Seneca County General Health District Board of Health are generally held the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Health District, located in the County Services Building (Basement Conference Room A), 71 South Washington Street, Tiffin, OH 44883. Meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to speak to the Board should contact the Health Commissioner to be placed on the agenda for the next meeting.

When allowed by law, the Board of Health may meet via Zoom at

Meeting ID: 878 9917 3568
Passcode: 267782
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Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Health Agendas


Office Location
71 South Washington Street
Suite 1102
Tiffin, OH 44883

Monday - Friday

Nursing & Vital Statistics
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

M-W 8:30 AM  - 4:30 PM
Thu. 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri. 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

(419) 447-3691

In the event of a public health emergency after regular business hours, weekends, and holiday, please contact the Health Commissioner through the Seneca County Sheriff's Office at (419) 447-3456.


Public comments & questions can be submitted 2 hours before the meeting here.