State Board of Health and Senior Services

P. O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-6001
Fax: (573)-751-6041

Email:
Website: http://health.mo.gov/about/boards.php

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 191.400

Department: Health and Senior Services

Mission:

Function: The Missouri State Board of Health reviews and advises on the rules and regulations promoted by the Department of Health and Senior Services; and provides comment to the Director of the Department of Health and Senior Services regarding the promulgation of rules and regulations by the Department of Health, formulation of the department's proposed budget, and planning for and operation of the Department of Health and Senior Services.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: Minimum of 4 meetings, additional meetings are called as necessary.

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings: 4 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 1-2 hours

Total time commitment: 5 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 4 years; one reappointment allowed

Compensation: Members receive actual and necessary expenses each day of actual attendance.

Member Requirements: Three members must be physicians and surgeons licensed by the state board of registration for the healing arts of Missouri, one of whom shall have expertise in geriatrics. One member must be a dentist licensed by the Missouri Dental Board. One member must be a person with expertise in nutrition. In making the four remaining appointments, the Governor shall give consideration to individuals having a special interest in public health, disability-related issues, or gerontology, including senior citizens.

Political Requirements: Not more than five of the members shall be from the same political party.

Geographic Requirements: No

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Dr. Michael L. Weaver(D)
Physician or Surgeon 1
Kansas City
Term begins: Jul 23, 2007
Term expires: Oct 13, 2009

Dr. Anne E. Petersen(R)
Physician or Surgeon 2
Jefferson City
Term begins: Jul 23, 2007
Term expires: Oct 13, 2009

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Physician or Surgeon 3

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Dentist

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Member with Expertise in Nutrition

Ms. Annette Slack(D)
Member 1
Florissant
Term begins: Apr 27, 2005
Term expires: Oct 13, 2009

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Member 2

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Member 3

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Member 4