North Shore Board of Health


The North Shore Board of Health governs the health department and assures the enforcement of state public health statutes and public health rules.


  • When: Meets at least quarterly at the call of the Chair.
  • Where: DPW Conference Rm, 4950 N Arbon Drive


  • Marisa Awodey Roberts - Bayside
  • Charonda Farrington - Brown Deer
  • Dr. Chelsea Holtz, DO - Fox Point
  • Debesh Mazumdar, MD - Glendale
  • Dr. Christopher Okunseri, BDS., MSc., MLS. - River Hills
  • Kristine Peterka, BSN, DNP - Shorewood
  • Christopher Simenz, PhD - Whitefish Bay
  • Gary Lewis, MD - Medical Advisor

Agendas & Minutes

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes. Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Contact Information

Do you have a question about the board? Reach out to staff liaison and Health Officer Becky Rowland at 414-371-2981 or email

How to Join the Board

Are you interested in joining this board? Fill out the online application to apply. Appointments occur in April/May after the spring election or on an as-needed basis. If you have questions about the role of a committee member, please reach out to the staff liaison listed above for more information.