Gallatin City-County Board of Health & Administrative Staff

  • Seth Walk, Appointed by: City Commission, Term Expiration: 01/01/2022
  • I-Ho Pomeroy, Appointed by: City Commissioner, Term Expiration: 01/01/2020
  • Becky Franks (Chair), Appointed by: City Commission, Term Expiration: 01/01/2021
  • Buck Taylor (Vice-Chair), Appointed by: City Commission, Term Expiration: 01/01/2020
  • Christopher Coburn, Appointed by: County Commission, Term Expiration: 01/01/2022
  • Mari Eggers, Appointed by: County Commission, Term Expiration: 01/01/2020
  • Joe Skinner, Appointed by: County Commissioner, Term Expiration: 01/01/2020
  • Justin Kamerman, Appointed by: County Commissioner, Term Expiration: 01/01/2021
  • Steve Custer,  Appointed by: City & County Commissions, Term Expiration: 01/01/2021

Administrative Staff

  • Matt Kelley, Health Officer
  • Tracy Knoedler, Human Services Director
  • Lori Christenson, Environmental Health Director

About the Board

The City-County Board of Health is created under an Interlocal Agreement between Gallatin County and the City of Bozeman, dated June, 1990, as amended under the Interlocal Agreement dated May 12, 1997, pursuant to the provisions of Section 50-2-106, M.C.A.

The Board is:

  • Comprised of nine members serving staggered three-year terms, as follows:

(1) a County Commissioner or representative,
(2) a City Commissioner or representative,
(3) three members appointed by the County Commission,
(4) three members appointed by the City Commission, and
(5) one member appointed jointly by the City and County Commissions.

  • Administrative
  • Responsible for appointing a Health Officer and ensuring that the necessary qualified staff is employed, within budget constraints
  • Responsible for activities ensuring the health of the community, including guarding against the introduction of communicable diseases and providing for the removal of filth that might adversely affect public health.

The Health Department operates under the County and its personnel manual.

For additional information, contact the Gallatin City-County Health Department at (406) 582-3100.

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