Board of Health

The Wakefield Board of Health is the Town's health policy and decision-making board. It is composed of three members, elected for terms of three years each, so arranged that the term of one member expires each year.

The Board is responsible for the formulation and enforcement of regulations affecting the public health, disease prevention and control, health and environmental protection, and promotion of a healthy community.

Contact the Board of Health at

Visit the Health Department.

Board Members

Name Title
Elaine M. Silva Chair, April 2022
Candace Linehan Vice Chair, April 2023
Laurel Skinder Gourville Secretary, April 2021