Siouxland District Health Department is governed by the Siouxland District Board of Health.
Board of Health Meetings
The Board meets at Siouxland District Health Department the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon. Meetings are open to the public.
Board of Health Rules and Regulations
The Siouxland District Board of Health has passed rules and regulations for Quarantine and Isolation as well as Lead Based Paint Hazards. Click on the links to view the model rules and regulations.
Board of Health Members:
Appointed to the Board of Health on January 7, 1997 and is currently serving as the Chair. She is a Special Education/Early Childhood Nurse at Northwest Area Education Agency. Ms. Turner works with families and children, newborn to school age, with actual or potential developmental delays due to medical complications or other factors. Ms. Turner has a long history of working within the Siouxland community and networking with community agencies.
Bruce M. Kolbe
Was appointed to the Board of Health on February 24, 1998. and is currently serving as the Vice Chair. He has retired from 41 years in the Sioux City banking industry and continues to serve on a number of community boards. He is presently managing property in downtown Sioux City.
Elected to the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors in January 1985. Mr. Boykin has acted as the liaison between the Board of Supervisors and the Siouxland District Health Department since January 1996. He is the Executive Director of the Sanford Center. Mr. Boykin works on behalf of citizens of Siouxland to better our communities and provide necessary services.
Appointed to the Board of Health on January 19, 1987. Mr. O’Kane was an Iowa Representative from 1983-1985. He is currently employed at the Sioux City Journal. Mr. O’Kane has been a member of the Iowa Boundary Commission, Iowa Civil Liberties Union, American Planning Association and Sioux City Planning & Zoning Commission. He represents the business community for the betterment of Siouxland and strives for disease prevention.
Dennis Nitz, M.D.
Appointed to the Board of Health on February 22, 2005. He is a semi-retired physician and owner of Business Health Consultants, a physician consulting service to business and healthcare entities. Dr. Nitz has an interest in public, environmental and occupational health services as they relate to the citizens of Siouxland.
Rod Earleywine, Ed.D.
Appointed to the Board of Health on July 26, 2011. Currently serving as the Superintendent of Schools for Sergeant Bluff-Luton CSD. Graduated December 2012 with Doctorate in Education Administration. Dr. Earleywine serves the SDHD as a representative of the school districts of Siouxland promoting communication and collaboration between the schools and the SDHD.
Appointed to the Board of Health on January 10, 2012. Currently serving as the Executive Director of the Mary J. Treglia Community House since 2008. Ms. DeLeon works closely with immigrant and refugee populations in Siouxland and is eager to help SDHD identify and address the health and health education needs of these growing populations.