Departments
UMDHU Board of Health

Board Details

Upper Missouri District Health Unit Board of Health

Qualifications: Three members must be residents of Williams County  
Compensation: $100 + actual expenses for members appointed by the Williams County Board of County Commission
Created by: N.D.C.C. § 23-35-03
Members: 7 (The Williams County Board of County Commissioners appoints 3 of the 7 members)
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly in January, April, July and October
Mailing Address: 110 W Broadway, Suite 101, Williston 
Physical Address: 110 W Broadway, Suite 101, Williston 
Phone: (701) 774-6400
Website: www.umdhu.org
Email: JOyloe@umdhu.org
Contact: Javayne Oyloe

The Upper Missouri District Health Unit Board of Health (UMDHU) is a multi-county board which includes Williams County, Divide County, and Mountrail County.  The Williams County Commission appoints 3 members to the board of health.  The powers and duties are set forth in North Dakota Century Code Chapter 23-25 and include the power and duty to make rules regarding any nuisance, source of filth, and any cause of sickness which are necessary for public health and safety; adopt confinement, decontamination, and sanitary measures which are necessary when an infectious or contagious disease exists; make and enforce orders in local matters if an emergency exists; inquire into any nuisance, source of filth, or cause of sickness; may abate or remove any nuisance, source of filth, or cause of sickness when necessary to protect public health and safety; supervise any matter relating to preservation of life and health, including any water supply and sewage system; and isolate, kill, or remove any animal affected with a contagious or infectious disease if the animal poses a material risk to human health and safety. 

Member Name
Length of Term Term Ends
Steve Kemp-Williams County Commissioner
5 years 12/31/2019
Joseph Adducci, M.D.-Williams County resident
5 years 12/31/2020
Shannon Shepherd-Williams County resident
5 years 12/31/2022
Art Schilke-Divide County resident 
Not appointed by Williams County
Tim Selle - Divide County Commissioner
Not appointed by Williams County
Dan Uran - Mountrail County Commissioner
Not appointed by Williams County
Kathy Skarda - McKenzie County Commissioner
Not appointed by Williams County



206 East Broadway
Williston, ND 58801

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2047
Williston, ND 58802-2047

701.577.4500

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