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Sequoyah County Board of Health

Since 1964, Oklahoma Statutes require a county Board of Health consisting of five members all of whom must reside in the county they serve.

The State Commissioner of Health appoints one member who must hold a school administrator certificate issued by the State Board of Education; the board of county commissioners appoints two members; one member who is a MD or DO, or if an MD or DO is unavailable to serve, a dentist, optometrist, or a registered nurse; the other member who may be a member of the board of commissioners.

 Sequoyah County Board of Health Members

Member              Appointed        Term Expires       Appointed By

Steve Carter               02/02/2005              Indefinite                    Board of Commissioners

Christine Henshaw    07/01/1991             06/30/2021                  Commissioner of Health

Rick Agent                 11/01/2016              07/01/2020                  Commissioner of Health

Carol Mitchell            06/30/2011              06/30/2020                  Board of Commissioners  

Ben Poindexter         07/01/2010              06/30/2022                  Associate District Judge

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