State Board of Health

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

Director: Barb Wilbers

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: 7

Appointed members: 7

Term length: 4 years; one reappointment allowed

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $25 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 3 members must be licensed physicians and surgeons licensed by the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts; 1 member must be a dentist licensed by the Missouri Dental Board; 1 member must be a chiropractic physician licensed by the Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners; 2 must be persons other than those licensed by the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts, the Missouri Dental Board or the Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and must be representative of those persons, professions and businesses which are regulated and supervised by the Department of Health and Senior Services

Political Requirements: Yes, not more than four members may be members of the same party.

Geographic Requirements: No

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Vacant Slot
Chiropractic Physician licensed by the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Vacant Slot
Dentist licensed by the Missouri Dental Board

Dr. Michael L. Weaver(D)
Physician licensed by the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts 1
Kansas City
Term begins: Jul 23, 2007
Term expires: Oct 13, 2009

Dr. Anne E. Petersen(R)
Physician licensed by the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts 2
Jefferson City
Term begins: Jul 23, 2007
Term expires: Oct 13, 2009

Vacant Slot
Physician licensed by the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts 3

Vacant Slot
Representative of non-doctors regulated by DHSS 1

Ms. Annette Slack(D)
Representative of non-doctors regulated by DHSS 2
Florissant
Term begins: Apr 27, 2005
Term expires: Oct 13, 2009