Board of Health

The North Shore Board of Health, with representatives from each of the seven communities, helps direct the Health Department's activities. In addition, a medical advisor serves on the Board of Health. 

North Shore Board of Health Overview


Support for NSHD to provide outreach and education on the potential exposures to lead in the seven communities in the North Shore and investigate cases of elevated blood lead levels.- BOH Approved - 5/17/2018

Support for prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices in enclosed places where cigarette smoking is prohibited by Wisconsin State Law. - BOH Approved - 8/15/2019

Board of Health Members

Ellen Friebert Schupper- Bayside, 2020 Chairperson

Barbra Bechtel, RN, BSN - Brown Deer

Bruce Weiss, MD, MPH - Fox Point

Debesh Mazumdar, MD - Glendale

Claudia Altman, MD - River Hills

Kristine Peterka, BSN, DNP  - Shorewood

Christopher Simenz, PhD - Whitefish Bay

Gary Lewis, MD - Medical Advisor


2020 NSHD BOH Meetings

2020 Scheduled Board of Health Meetings [Check for Potential Changes]

  • This meeting has been cancelled: March 19th, 2020 - Shorewood - 7:00pm
    • It is recommended by the CDC and Wisconsin DHS that large gatherings be cancelled or postponed, and that social contact be limited in all settings. Please continue to practice prevention measures, including washing your hands and staying home if you are sick. 
  • May 21st, 2020 - Brown Deer - 7:00pm
  • August 20th, 2020 - Shorewood - 7:00pm 
  • October 15th, 2020 - Brown Deer - 7:00pm 






2019 Meeting Minutes/Agendas











2018 Meeting Minutes/Agendas





2017 Meeting Minutes/Agendas






2016 Meeting Minutes/Agendas