Board of Health

Meetings

  • 7:30 pm
  • The 3rd Tuesday of every month (except August)
  • One Monument Drive Building
    1 Monument Drive
    Princeton, NJ 08540

All meeting dates are subject to change. Please check the calendar for updates.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  • Meredith Hodach-Avalos, MD , Chair
  • George DiFerdinando, Jr. MD, MPH, Vice-Chair
  • Linda Schwimmer, JD, Secretary 
  • JoAnn Hill, RN
  • Mona Shah, PhD
  • Rick Strauss, MD
  • Rick Weiss, MS
  • Kathleen Stillo, MBA,  Alternate I
  • Darrell Penn, Alternate II
  • Leticia Fraga, Council Liaison

Responsibilities & Community Role

Serving Our Community Since 1880 - Healthy Living - Healthy Princeton

The nine member Board of Health has jurisdiction in all matters of environmental and public health within Princeton including all public health services. The Board is governed by State Law.

Mission

The mission of the Board of Health is to protect and improve the public's health through disease prevention, health education and community planning by providing competent and professional environmental and public health services to all residents of Princeton. Under the mandates of the New Jersey Public Health Practice Standards and the ordinances and policies of the Princeton Board of Health, the public's health is protected through inspection and enforcement activities, disease prevention, and health promotion and education.

Vision

Our vision is to serve, protect and improve the public health of the community through communication, consultation, programing and cooperation with our residents and public health partners.