Siouxland District Health Department is governed by the Siouxland District Board of Health.
Board of Health Meetings
The Board meets at Siouxland District Health Department the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon. Meetings are open to the public.
Board of Health Rules and Regulations
The Siouxland District Board of Health has passed rules and regulations for Quarantine and Isolation as well as Lead Based Paint Hazards. Click on the links to view the model rules and regulations.
Board of Health Members:
Appointed to the Board of Health on January 7, 1997 and is currently serving as the Chair. She is a Special Education/Early Childhood Nurse at Northwest Area Education Agency. Ms. Turner works with families and children, newborn to school age, with actual or potential developmental delays due to medical complications or other factors. Ms. Turner has a long history of working within the Siouxland community and networking with community agencies.
Appointed to the Board of Health in January 1996. Mr. Boykin served as the liaison between the Board of Supervisors and the Siouxland District Health Department from January 1996 to December 2014. He is the Executive Director of the Sanford Center. Mr. Boykin works on behalf of citizens of Siouxland to better our communities and provide necessary services.
Appointed to the Board of Health on January 19, 1987. Mr. O’Kane was an Iowa Representative from 1983-1985. He is currently employed at the Sioux City Journal. Mr. O’Kane has been a member of the Iowa Boundary Commission, Iowa Civil Liberties Union, American Planning Association and Sioux City Planning & Zoning Commission. He represents the business community for the betterment of Siouxland and strives for disease prevention.
Rod Earleywine, Ed.D.
Appointed to the Board of Health on July 26, 2011. Currently serving as the Superintendent of Schools for Sergeant Bluff-Luton CSD. Graduated December 2012 with Doctorate in Education Administration. Dr. Earleywine serves the SDHD as a representative of the school districts of Siouxland promoting communication and collaboration between the schools and the SDHD.
Shauna LaFleur, M.D.
Appointed to the Board of Health on April 8, 2014. She is a physician at Family Health Care of Siouxland – Indian Hills Clinic; and her areas of expertise include general and preventative medical care, women’s health including obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and acute care. Dr. LaFleur has an interest in public health, health education and disease prevention services for the citizens of Siouxland.
Elected to the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors and sworn in in January 2015. Following high school, he taught English for 15 years at the high school and university level in New York, Vietnam and here in Sioux City. He enlisted in the Army National Guard and is now a Chaplain (Captain) in the Iowa Guard. He served as a State Representative from 1/10/2011-1/13/2013 and served on various committees, including Vice Chair on the House Education Committee. Mr. Taylor currently works for the Sioux City Community School District.