Board of Health

Board Roster & Committees

MemberAppointed ByTerm Expiration
Anita Judd - JenkinsCowley County Commission12-31-25
Melinda Current, RN, MSN, DHScWinfield City Commission12-31-25
Rick ShafferUSD #462 Board of Education12-31-25
K.C. Colvin – BOH ChairpersonUSD #471 Board of Education12-31-23
Mary Benton, BOH Vice-ChairArkansas City Commission12-31-23
John Seitz, DDSCowley County Commission (Practicing DDS in Cowley Co.)12-31-23
Ed TrimmerCowley County Commission12-31-24
Open Pending ApptCowley County Commission (Practicing MD in Cowley Co.)12-31-24
Sandra Jirak, BSN RNCowley County Commission 12-31-24

Board of Health Meetings

The Joint City-Cowley County Board of Health holds regular meetings the first Tuesday of each month unless impacted by a Holiday.  The meetings are held at 6:00 PM in the meeting room of the Health Department Offices on a rotating basis in either Arkansas City or Winfield.  Any individual that would like to attend a meeting may do so – kindly contact the Health Department Administrator (620-221-1430) at least 7 day prior to the meeting date to verify meeting date, time and location and to have any issue placed upon the meeting agenda. – Thank you!

Meeting Date Office Location
January 3, 2023 Winfield Office
February 7, 2023 Arkansas City Office
March 7, 2023Winfield Office
April 4, 2023Arkansas City Office
May 2, 2023Winfield Office
June 6, 2023Arkansas City Office
July 4, 2023Winfield Office
August 1, 2023Arkansas City Office
September 5, 2023Winfield Office
October 3, 2023Arkansas City Office
November 7, 2023Winfield Office
December 5, 2023Arkansas City Office

BOH Meetings & Agendas

Meeting Agendas and Approved Copies of Minutes of Regular Meetings are available upon request.  Kindly contact the Health Department Administrator at and the information will be made available to you.  Please note in order to save server file storage capacity we will not link to files through this page.  Meeting dates and locations are subject to change at the direction of the Board of Health. Thank you.

For a calendar of Board of Health Meetings, both past and future, please click HERE.

Annual Report of Activities

2022 Annual Report:

Previous Annual Reports:

Health Department By-Laws

General Information
Phone Numbers
620-221-1430 620-442-3260
Emergencies: Dial 911
320 E 9th Ave
Suite B

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Immunization Clinic Hours
Monday: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Wed: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
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