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BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT & COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

Dr. Billie Terrell, Ph.D

President

On March 16, 2022, Dr. Terrell was unanimously elected President of Will County Board of Health [BOH]. Dr. Terrell has worked 40 years as a Clinical Social Worker as well as 30 years as a university professor. As a practicing counselor who remains current and actively involved in both the educational and clinical aspects of the behavioral health field, Dr. Terrell is exceptionally well-positioned to provide expertise and perspective to the BOH. Dr. Terrell maintains a private counseling practice.

Resides: Shorewood
Joined BOH: October 2011
BOH Term Expires: June 2023

Nanci Reiland, DNP

Vice-President

Ms. Reiland contributes her knowledge as Assistant Professor of the College of Nursing at Lewis University to the Board. Ms. Reiland completed her pre-doctoral internship at our CHC, studying and observing under our medical staff and Chief Executive Officer. On March 16, 2022, Ms. Reiland was unanimously elected Vice-President of BOH.

Resides: Yorkville
Joined BOH: October 2019
BOH Term Expires: June 2022

Chief Paul Hertzmann

Secretary

Chief Hertzmann has been with the Lockport Township Fire Protection District since 1989 and was appointed Chief in 2017. He provides the BOH with insight regarding Emergency Preparation and Response. He holds an associate degree from JJC, and both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Lewis University. On March 16, 2022, Chief Hertzmann was unanimously elected Secretary of BOH.

Resides: Shorewood
Joined BOH: July 2019
BOH Term Expires: June 2024

Board Members

Dr. Gary Lipinski, M.D.

Member

As the CEO of AMITA Health Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Dr. Lipinski brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the BOH. Dr. Lipinski’s perspective and wisdom are highly valued especially when making decisions about programs, budgets, and policies.

Resides: Burr Ridge
Joined BOH: October 2017
BOH Term Expires: June 2023

Teena Mackey

Member

Ms. Mackey as a volunteer for the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) brings a uniquely informed perspective to her work on the BOH. Ms. Mackey served the Joliet Park District for many years and now serves as Coordinator of Community Housing for Cornerstone Services, Inc. She is extremely familiar with many communities and their needs within Will County. She also has knowledge of a wide network of other social service organizations in Will County. Ms. Mackey is a native of Joliet and a graduate of St. Francis Academy and the University of St. Francis.

Resides: Joliet
Joined BOH: November 2019
BOH Term Expires: June 2023

Dr. Silvo Morales, MD

Member

Dr. Silvio Morales, Department Chair of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Medical Staff at Silver Cross, is a board-certified emergency medicine specialist. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago and completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Illinois at Peoria College of Medicine. Dr. Morales is also a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Resides: New Lenox
Joined BOH: June 2021
BOH Term Expires: June 2024

Annette Parker

Member

Mrs. Parker joined the BOH in June 2021 serving as the liaison to the Will County Board. Executive Director of the Lockport Chamber of Commerce, Mrs. Parker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis University.

Resides: Crest Hill
Joined BOH: June 2021
BOH Term Expires: July 2024

Dr. George Pitsilos, M.D.

Member

Dr. Pitsilos, one of the two required medical doctors on the board, is affiliated with Amita Health Adventist Medical Center in Bolingbrook. Dr. Pitsilos brings the insights and experience of a practicing physician to his work on the BOH.

Resides: Bolingbrook
Joined BOH: May 2014
BOH Term Expires: June 2022

Dr. Scott Soderquist, D.D.S

Member

Dr. Soderquist resides in Naperville and works as an orthodontist with multiple practices in Will County. Dr. Soderquist’s experience as a practicing dentist is essential to the oversight and operation of the CHC Dental Clinic and Mobile Dental Unit.

Resides: Naperville
Joined BOH: December 2015
BOH Term Expires: June 2024

Margaret Tyson

Member

Ms. Tyson has a Bachelor of General Studies in Computer Science from Roosevelt University. She has worked in and enjoyed the Information Technology field for over 17 years, as well as working as a substitute teacher in Naperville, Bolingbrook, Romeoville, and Plainfield. She resides in Bolingbrook.

Resides: Bolingbrook
Joined BOH: June 2020
BOH Term Expires: June 2023