Board Members

Board of Health Members

MEMBER NAME TERM EXPIRES

Felicia Esragh - Board Chair

12-31-2024

A'Lynne Dukes, MMA, CAN, CDP - Vice Chair

12-31-2025
Denise Chrysler, JD
Agency: Network for Public Health Law, Mid-States Regional Center,
Agency: University of Michigan School of Public Health
 
12-31-2023
Saturnino (Nino) Rodriguez, PhD
Agency: Adelante Magazine
Agency: Lansing School District Board of Education
12-31-2023
Gary Rowe, RS, MS
Retired: Bureau of Environmental Health, Ingham County Health Department
12-31-2025
  Abby Schwartz, BA, MPH
Agency: Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
12-31-2024
   

Heather Dover, MS, RDN
Agency: Michigan State University

 12-31-23

Barbara Worgess
Agency: Retired
 

12-31-2023



Support for the Board of Health

Commissioner Derrell Slaughter - Board of Commissioners Liaison to the Board of Health
Linda S. Vail, MPA - Health Officer, Ingham County Health Department
Brenda C. Gray, PHD MPH - Deputy Health Officer, Ingham County Health Department
Adenike Shoyinka, MD, MPH - Medical Officer, Ingham County Health Department
Carmina Merz - Executive Assistant, Ingham County Health Department

Board Email: cmerz@ingham.org (messages sent to this address will be forwarded to Board of Health members upon request).
Jane Bidwell, MSW, LCSW
Agency: Bidwell Consulting