Board of Health


  • Every 2 months call 563-245-1145 for specific dates and times

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Member Address Phone Term Expires
Dr. Michele Dikkers, Chairperson
430 Acre St
Guttenberg, IA
563-252-1573 (home)
563-252-2141 (office)
December 31, 2025
Vicki Carolan, Secretary in Health Department Absence
208 SE High Street
Elkader, IA
563-245-1830 (home)
563-245-1472 (office)
December 31, 2024
Gary Bowden
30674 Eagle Drive 
McGregor, IA
563-873-2308 (home)
December 31, 2024
Tina Nieland
249 Golf Ridge Way
Elkader, IA 52043
641-485-8472 (cell)
December 31, 2023
Forrest Whitford
29935 Acre Road
Volga, IA
563-767-3434 (home)
December 31, 2023


The Board of Health oversees the Public Health Nurses and Sanitarian Offices. It is responsible for the general well-being of the public. The terms of the members are for three years.