Healthy Community Planning Board

Members
County Executive or Designee
  • Michael P. Mason
    Term expires: April 2018
Disease Prevention Advocacy Group
  • Lea Opdyke
    Term expires: March 2017
Harford Community College Board of Trustees
  • Madelyn Danner
    Term expires: March 2017
Harford County Board of Education
  • Jenny Popiolke
    Term expires: March 2017
Healthy Harford Board of Directors
  • Bari Klein
    Term expires: March 2017
Local Active Recreation Club
  • Suzanne Green
    Term expires: March 2017
Local Athletic or Sports Industry
  • Keith Rawlings
    Term expires: March 2017
Local Food & Beverage Industry
  • Richard Smucker
    Term expires: March 2017
Local Food Producer
  • Amy H. Steiner
    Term expires: March 2017
Member of the County Council or Designee
  • Mary L. Hastler
    Term expires: March 2017
Upper Chesapeake Health System Board of Directors
  • Debra K. Ostrowski
    Term expires: March 2017
Membership Information
Members include a member of the County Council or their designee, who is an ex officio, a non-voting member and the County Executive, or his designee, who is also an ex officio, non-voting member.

The County Executive shall appoint and the council shall confirm:
  • 1 Representative from a disease prevention advocacy group
  • 1 Representative from a local active recreation club
  • 1 Representative from the local athletic or sports industry;
  • 1 Representative from the local food and beverage industry
  • 1 Representative from the local food producers
  • 1 Representative nominated by the Harford County Board of Education
  • 1 Representative nominated by the Healthy Harford Board of Directors
  • 1 Representative nominated by the Local Hospital’s Board of Directors
Created By
  • Article XVIC, Harford County Code, as amended
In A Brief
The Board exists to advance the welfare of the Harford County Community by promoting healthy lifestyles, including but not limited to access to healthy foods, school wellness, active living, education and expanded recreational activities.

Description

The Board shall make recommendations for policy change with the purpose of advancing health, to provide input to the development advisory committee on any development plans they review, to provide input into the county's annual budget, to collaborate with other government and non-government agencies; to be an advocate for healthy living and to provide a report to the county executive and county council of its activities by December 1st of each year.