Board of Health


  • Dr. Alex Biener - four year term expires 12/31/2021
  • Linda Wayne - four year term expires 12/31/2021
  • Frank Mezzadri - two year term expires 12/31/2018
  • Dr. Paul Dobson - two year term expires 12/31/2018
  • Mary Tobin - three year term expires 12/31/2019
  • Armine Lulejian Manookian - three year term expires 12/31/2019
  • Ilene O'Donnell - four year term expires 12/31/2020

2018 Meeting Schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00pm and are held at the River Vale Free Public Library.

Monday, January 15, 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018
Monday, October 15, 2018

About the Board

The River Vale Advisory Board of Health is composed of 7 members who live and/or work in the Township and have expressed an interest in the public health of the community. The members are appointed by the Mayor and serve without compensation.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Advisory Board of Health shall:
  • Attend quarterly Advisory Board of Health Meetings
  • Keep abreast of current health issues on the nation, state and county level for the purpose of discussion and recommendation
  • Make recommendations to the Health Officer and Mayor concerning or relating to the operation and administration of the Division of Health
  • Make recommendations to the Township Council or touching upon matters of policy or ordinance affecting the Division of Health
  • Motivate other residents to live a healthier lifestyle to extend the quality of life
  • Plan and discuss public health programs appropriate to the needs of the community
  • Review Division of Health Staff reports in preparation for discussion at Board Meetings
  • Serve as a conduit and liaison for local public health issues affecting the community