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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.

Candidates Sought for Seneca County Board of Health

Candidates are currently being sought to fill two vacancies on the Seneca County Board of Health, which is the governing entity for the Seneca County General Health District.

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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

Beginning July 28, 2022, regular Board of Health meetings will be held at Ohio Educational Service Center (NCOESC), 928 W. Market St., Suite A, Tiffin. 

Due to construction at Seneca County General Health District, Board of Health meetings will continue to be held at NCOESC through December, or until construction is complete.
Board of Health meetings are held every fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. 

**Please note that the August regular Board of Health meeting is on Thursday, Aug. 18**

Members of the public may speak during the public comment section and are asked to keep comments under three minutes.

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.