Board of Health


In New York State, county Board of Health are empowered by the NYS Public Health Law to formulate, promulgate, adopt and public rules, regulations, orders and directions for the security of life and health in the county health districts.  Boards of Health are also empowered to enforce provisions of both the New York State and Wyoming County Sanitary Codes.

In Wyoming County, Board of Health members serve for a term of six (6) years, except the Board of Supervisor's representative.


Edward Hulme, Chairman

Edward Piechocki, Vice-Chairman

Rebecca Ryan, Board of Supervisors Representative

Abdul Chaudry, MD

Theresa Gilliland

Thomas Wakefield, DVM



Board of Health Meetings are held quarterly in March, June, September and December.  Special meetings may be called by the Chairman.