Board of Health

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Chautauqua County Board of Health promulgates, adopts, and publishes rules, regulations, orders and directives for the security of life and health in Chautauqua County.


  • 6 p.m.
  • Meets bi-monthly on the third Thursday of the month.
  • Fourth Floor Conference Room, Hall R. Clothier Building, 7 North Erie St. in Mayville.


The board is made up of up to 11 members that are appointed by the County Executive and subject to the approval of the County Legislature. Members serve a six-year term and current members include:

  • Thomas Erlandson, President
  • Dr. Tariq Khan
  • Dr. Elizabeth Kidder
  • Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney
  • Andrew O'Brien
  • Elisabeth Rankin
  • Natasha Souter
  • Dr, John Tallett
  • Mark Tarbrake