Health Advisory Board

About Us

The Health Advisory Board consists of seven members appointed by the Lawrence Township Council, at least one of whom is a either a registered nurse or a physician. Each member serves a term of three years. Vacancies shall be filled by the Council for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Our Mission

The mission of the Lawrence Township Health Advisory Board is to promote health and healthy life-styles, recommend health initiatives to the Town Council, prevent disease and foster a clean and safe environment. The Board will consult with the Township Department of Health, provide policy and action recommendations to the department, act to support Town Council in its capacity as the Board of Health and serve as public health advocates to the community.


  • Advise and consult with the Health Officer with respect to the public health needs and programs of the Township.
  • Review and make recommendations to the Health Officer with respect to Public Health Law, “Minimum Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey, New Jersey Administrative Code” (Title 8-Chapter 52) as revised by the Public Health Council of the New Jersey State Department of Health, effective January 1, 1987.
  • Study and report on proposed health ordinances to the Health Officer, the Manager, and the Council, and make sure other reports as it may from time to time deem necessary or desirable with respect to public health matters.

Members & Liaisons

Current Members:
Current Liaisons:
Maureen T. Adams

Cathleen M. Lewis, Township Council Liaison
Rabiah Asif
Carol Chamberlain, Township Staff Liaison
Mary C. Baird

Anthony Brickman

Darlene Hanley

Camila Pena


Meetings are held in the Managers Conference Room at the Lawrence Township Municipal Building

  • February 6, 2021
  • May 1, 2021
  • September 4, 2021
  • December 4, 2021

Click here to access the Health Advisory Board Agendas and Minutes.