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Board of Health Members

– James E. Zelko, President 

Mr. Zelko is retired and resides in Elwood, spent 38 years with the Will County Health Department, including 17 as Executive Director.  He joined the Board in 2008

– Billie Terrell, Ph.D., Vice President

Dr. Terrell resides in Shorewood; and worked 40 years as a Clinical Social Worker, 30 as a University Professor, and

has a private counseling practice.  She joined the Board in August of 2010.

– John J. Cicero, Member at Large/Secretary (Acting)

Mr. Cicero resides in Joliet and is retired from the Will County Health Department, where he was the Executive

Director from 2008 to 2016. He joined the Board in April of 2016.

– Donald Gould, Member

Mr. Gould resides in Shorewood, where he is self-employed as an Attorney-at-Law.  He has a B.A. Degree from

Purdue University, and a J.D. Degree from Northern Illinois University Law School.

– Gary Lipinski, M.D., Member

Mr. Lipinski resides in Burr Ridge, and is the CEO of AMITA Health Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.  He joined the Board of Health in 2017.

– George Pitsilos, M.D., Member

– Nanci Reiland, Member

Ms. Reiland resides in Yorkville and is Assistant Professor of the College of Nursing at Lewis University.  She joined the Board of Health in January of 2019.

– Scott Soderquist, D.D.S., Member

Mr. Soderquist resides in Naperville and works as an orthodontist in Will County.  He joined the Board of Health in 2015.

– Denise Winfrey, Member

Ms. Winfrey resides in Joliet, is retired from ComEd, and joined the Board in December of 2016.

Edgar Ramos, Psy. D., Member

Mr. Ramos resides in Homer Glen and is Director of Psychological Services at Family Behavioral Health Clinic.