Board of Health

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 quarterly on the third Thursday of the month.
  • Fourth Floor Conference Room, Hall R. Clothier Building, 7 North Erie St. in Mayville.

Board of Health Agendas & Minutes


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:

  • Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney, President
  • Dr. Thomas Erlandson
  • Matthew Hanley
  • Richard Ketcham
  • Dr. Tariq Khan
  • Dr. Elizabeth Kidder
  • Dr. Wolf-Dieter Krahn
  • Dr. Erin Pender
  • Elisabeth Rankin
  • Mark Tarbrake