Board of Health

The Cheyenne Laramie County Board of Health consists of five members, three appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and two by the Cheyenne City Council. They are appointed for five-year terms, however that may be renewed to additional terms. Board members are unpaid.

The Board of Health approves an annual budget for the Department, with appropriations from the City of Cheyenne and Laramie County general funds as approved each year by the Cheyenne City Council and Laramie County Board of County Commissioners.

Board Members

Lorie Chesnut, DrPH, MPH, President 
Sue Hume, MS, RN (ret.), Vice President 
Tracie Caller, MD, MPH, Secretary 
Gus Lopez, Member 
Max Silver, DDS, Member

Board of Health Meetings

The Board of Health regular monthly meeting takes place at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Meeting Room C, from Noon to 1:15 pm on the third Tuesday of each month. Agendas for each monthly meeting are available at the Health Department’s facility at 100 Central Ave, Cheyenne. Meetings are open to the public.

Along with its regular monthly meeting, special meetings may be called by the Chairman, the department’s director, or by a majority of the members of the Board at any time. The board must provide at least three days’ prior public notice or in case of emergency, 24 hours notice by telephone or electronic means. The Board may also meet in executive session (closed to the public) or to conduct public hearings as the need(s) dictate.

Three members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting, but if no quorum shall be present at any meeting, those members present may adjourn the meeting to a time when enough members are present to conduct business.

2024 Board of Health Meeting Schedule:

January 16th

February 20th

March 19th

April 16th

May 21st

June 18th

July 16th

August 20th

September 17th

October 15th

November 19th

December 17th

Board of Health Meeting Minutes


April 2023

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