Board of Health

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  • Susan Schwartz, Chair
    Term Expires: 2026
  • Maureen R. Richichi, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: 2024
  • Beatrice Brunkhorst, Member
    Term Expires: 2025
  • Ann Kiessling, Member
    Term Expires: 2026
  • Anita Raj, Member
    Term Expires: 2024
  • Margot R. Fleischman, Select Board Liaison
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Helping neighbors lead healthy lives in Bedford.


The Board of Health (BOH) strives to help neighbors lead healthy lives in Bedford. The BOH is dedicated to serving all residents of Bedford, particularly the underserved, and promoting healthy people, healthy families, and a healthy environment through compassionate care, education, and disease prevention. The BOH will identify emerging public health needs, create needed regulations, set policy, hold hearings, and consider variances.


Maintaining a balance between short-term benefit(s) to human life versus long-term risk. Decision-making priority is given to town/community needs versus individual needs.

Please email the Board of Health with any questions.