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  • School Advisory Workgroup

    Help us improve our School Health and Safety program.

    The mission of the School Advisory Workgroup is to get public input on the Health Department School programs and policies. With your help, we can achieve our goal of healthy, safe, and successful students, teachers and schools.

    Next meeting:

    Thursday, May 2, 2024
    1:30–3:30 p.m.

    Virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams. 

    Who can join?

    Everyone is welcome to join. Our members include a diverse group of stakeholders:

    • Public and private schools (administrators, risk managers, teachers, nurses and staff).
    • School architects.
    • Parents.
    • Community and agency partners.

    Ready to make a difference?

    Contact us at (253) 649-1713 or

    Health Department Staff

    Nigel TurnerCommunicable Disease Control Division Director(253)
    Christina ShermanFood & Community Safety Program Manager(253)
    Lori KarnesCommunity Safety Program Supervisor(253)
    Crystal NewtonCommunity Safety Program Lead(253)
    Stephanie ChouCommunity Safety Program Inspector    (253)
    Paula ReadCommunity Safety Program Inspector    (253)