About

Board of Health

The 12-member Board of Health includes the three Spokane County Commissioners, three Spokane City Council members, two Spokane Valley City Council members, one elected official representing small cities, and three citizen representatives.

2020 Board of Health - Representing Spokane County

Josh Kerns

Josh Kerns

Spokane County Commissioner, District 1
Term: 2016-2020

Kerns is a lifelong resident of Spokane County where he attended Mead schools. He earned an associate's from Spokane Community College, then transferred to Whitworth University where he received a bachelor's in business management and later, a master's in business administration. Read more

Mary Kuney

Mary Kuney

Spokane County Commissioner, District 2
Term: 2017-2021

Mary Kuney is a long-time resident of Spokane, having graduated from both Central Valley High School and Gonzaga University, with a degree in accounting. After college, Kuney worked for a major accounting firm in San Francisco for three years, before returning to Spokane to stay. She met her husband in Spokane and they were married in 1992. They have two children.

Al French

Al French

Spokane County Commissioner, District 3
Term: 2011-2018

After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1969-72, French moved to Moscow, Idaho to attend the University of Idaho where he received his bachelor's in architecture with a minor in business finance in 1977. Read more


2020 Board of Health - Representing City of Spokane

Betsy Wilkerson

Betsy Wilkerson

Spokane City Council Member, District 2
Term 2020-2021

Council Member Betsy Wilkerson grew up in Spokane and has strong family roots within District 2. Read more

Breean Beggs

Breean Beggs

Spokane City Council President
Term: 2020-2023

Breean Beggs serves as Spokane City Council President. He is devoted to advocacy for the disadvantaged and community reconciliation. For more than twenty years he has effectively presented causes and cases to juries, appellate judges, arbitrators, mediators, community groups and the media. Read more

Karen Stratton

Karen Stratton

Spokane City Council Member, District 3
Term: 2020-2023

A life-long resident of Spokane, Karen Stratton graduated from Marycliff High School and received her undergraduate degree from Eastern Washington University. Stratton's professional background includes experience in state and local government, higher education and the private sector. She worked as a legislative aide in the Washington State House of Representatives for four legislative sessions. Read more


2020 Board of Health - Representing City of Spokane Valley

Ben Wick

Ben Wick

Spokane Valley City Council Member, Position 4 (Mayor)
Term: 2018-2021

Ben Wick was elected to position four of the Spokane Valley City Council as a result of its November 2017 election. Wick previously served a four-year term on the Spokane Valley City Council from 2012 through 2015.

Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson

Spokane Valley City Council Member, Position 7
Term: 2018-2021

Fulfilling a lifelong dream of serving her community, Linda Thompson was elected to position 7 of the Spokane Valley City Council as a result of its November 2017 election. Read more


2020 Board of Health - Representing Small Cities • City of Millwood

Kevin Freeman

Kevin Freeman

Mayor, City of Millwood
Term: 2018-2021

Kevin Freeman was elected as mayor of the City of Millwood in November 2013 and took office as Millwood’s ninth mayor in January 2014. He served previously on the Millwood Planning Commission and eight years on the Millwood City Council. Freeman is a hydrogeologist by profession; he manages the local ARCADIS US, Inc. office in Liberty Lake, Washington, which is an international engineering and science consulting firm. Read more


Members Appointed by Commissioners

Jason Kinley

Jason Kinley

Coming soon!

Vacant

Vacant

Board Member Appointed by County Commissioner, District 2

Coming Soon!

Andrea Frostad

Andrea Frostad

Board Member Appointed by County Commissioner, District 3
Term: 2018-2021

Born into a military family that settled in Spokane, Andrea is a long-time resident and graduate of Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. Frostad married a fellow Washingtonian, and they have made Spokane their home, where they are raising their family.  Andrea loves the amazing outdoors and seasons Spokane offers, and believes getting outside is the best way to fall in love with Spokane.