Board of Health

To apply to serve on the Board of Health please complete an application and return it the City Clerk's Office via email or in person at 406 Ivinson Ave.


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Third Thursday quarterly or as called for by Chair
  • Meetings held in the Annex Conference Room and Zoom meeting
  • Set by Resolution 2023-01

Join Zoom Meeting information is available on the agenda or through the City Clerk's Office. 

  • Council Liaison: Sharon Cumbie
  • Staff Liaison: Janine Jordan and Nancy Bartholomew

The Board shall meet quarterly, and more frequently at the discretion of the Chair. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

Button Agendas, minutes, and recordings cropped Opens in new windowMinutes are available following approval.


Number of Members- The Board of Health shall consist of five (5) members.

Term- Each member shall hold office for a five (5) year term.

Eligibility- Any qualified elector of the city may apply. One member of the board must possess the degree of Doctor of Medicine and one member must possess the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery.

Appointment/Reappointment- Members may apply to be reappointed to the Board of Health at the end of their term by resubmitting an application to the City Council.

  • Rebecca Wambeke - Chair
    Term expires December 31, 2028
    Reso 2024-03
  • Emmalee Moore
    Term expires December 31, 2025
    Reso 2022-68
  • Dr. William Comly - Doctor of Medicine
    Term expires December 31, 2025
    Reso 2021-33
  • Aaron Taff, DDS
    Term expires December 31, 2026
    Reso 2022-04
  • Evan Johnson
    Term expires December 31, 2025
    Reso 2023-83

Board Functions

Charge or Purpose: The purpose of the Board of Health is to address issues of concern regarding health and the control of communicable diseases in the Laramie community.

Authority: Laramie Municipal Code Chapter 2.20, LMC Section 8.08, LMC 8.12 & Title 8, W.S. § 35-1-302, W.S. 35-7-110

Duties/Responsibilities: To set rules and regulations governing their own affairs, to set the duties of the City of Laramie Health Officer, to manage and control all communicable diseases, as well as to prescribe and fix penalties for violation of prescribed rules and regulations.

By-Laws Board of Health adopted by City Council Resolution 2022-11 on January 18, 2022. 

Board of Health - updated november 23